Written by Mr Awesome

Monday, 24 September 2018

MR AWESOME!'S MUSIC REVIEWS

Cheat Codes and Little Mix are riding high in the charts with their EDM pop hybrid tune "Only You" and now an exciting new 80s-sounding pop duo has covered it.

Yazoo, from Basildon in south east England, consist of former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke and soulful singer Alison Moyet. Despite being a new band there is a very strong 80s sound to their synthy pop music. Maybe they're time travelers from 1982 and a hint that time travel could very well exist??

Whilst the original is very chart friendly EDM, Yazoo's cover has a much more traditional electronic pop sound, with different lyrics. For instance, "dancing with your silhouette in places that we met" becomes "looking from a window above, it's like a story of love". We at The Spoof reckon Alison Moyet could sing the Yellow Pages, and that she is going to be a massive star!

Yazoo's debut album is set to be released later this year, with a working title of "Upstairs at Eric's". After hearing "Only You" we have a feeling that it is going to be a great album. And we are hoping for an 80s revival in the near future!

"Only You" is available to stream and download now.

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