After the success of last year’s “Take It Back” Toddla T re-unites with Shola Ama for a record that has SMASH written all over it – “Alive.” An uplifting slice of soul, strings, beats and bass, this is the perfect summer anthem – warm and beautiful with just enough sadness to make it irresistible.
Remix duties are taken care of by Sticky and Dismantle. UKG don Sticky, recently signed to Big Dada and experiencing something of a creative renaissance, takes the original and twists it into the latest version of his famed “Triplets” series, before spinning it out and going all Balaeric at the end. Brighton-based Will Knighton aka Dismantle shows why he is one of the hottest young producers around with a banging, dancefloor-oriented tech-soca groove.
The Toddla T Sound show will be on the road in the summer, as well as a new, “agitated" version of Toddla’s album, “Watch me Dance,” – masterminded and created by two Sheffield legends, DJ Pipes and Ross Orton. Mr Teezy can also, of course, be heard weekly on Radio 1...
released August 13, 2012
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