Hear James Blake's Beyoncé Impression on Rare Destiny's Child 'Bills' Remix

Producer offers download of version recorded under Harmonimix name

James Blake Destiny's Child Bills Remix Stream Download
James Blake does a pretty good Beyoncé impression Photos by Getty Images
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Every once in awhile, a remix comes along that is oh-so-much more than your standard promotional fare and when it does, there's a good chance James Blake is behind the thing. Or rather, Harmonimix, since that's the name the London singer-producer often prefers when taking on others' material.

As it turns out, his reworking of Destiny's Child's 1999 "Bills Bills Bills" is so nice, it's worth experiencing twice — though the remix received a limited vinyl white-label release in 2010, Blake has now uploaded the thing to his 1-800-Dinosaur SoundCloud account so that the rest of us can experience its glitchy brilliance. In truth, Harmonimix's "Bills" is more of a cover, with our silky-voiced singer recreating the chorus himself, and enhancing the jittery production of the original with synth blurts and big bass. Excellently Overgrown.

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