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  • Release Date 2010-12-13
  • Label Z Records
  • Catalog ZEDD12128
The Sunburst Band's 'Rough Times' has been one of the most enduringly popular vocal tracks on the house scene over the last few years. Of course this is partly because its a fantastic song, written by no other than Ashford and Simpson, one of the greatest song writing teams of all time. Unfortunately the lyrics are just as pertinent now as when the track was released in 2008, right at the beginning to the economic downturn. Sean McCabe has done a fantastic job of reinterpreting this anthem giving it a new lease of life. Firstly his Club Mix gives the track an old MAW feel, whereas the Nu Disco Mix is reminiscent of the Joey Negro version of 'Backfired', while his Real Deal Dub is pure timeless up-tempo garage and sure to get played for many years to come. DJ Reactions: Danny Rampling - Excellent track filled with soulful vibes, love it DJ Spen - My Favorite up and coming remixer does it again!!!! Great job DJ Spinna - The Sean McCabe Club Mix takes the cake! Jask - Very classy !!! Seamus Haji - Takes me back to the mid 90's! Quality all round! All mixes are very useful for my more soulful moments Danny Krivit - Excellent! :) Tony Humphries - Great new mixes for this timeless song! StoneBridge - OMG, this is amazing - love the vibe and production of this mix! Graeme Park - Rough, rough, ROUGH! DJ Meme - Sean McCabe never lets me down. It's hard to pick one version only CJ Mackintosh - Great Mixes...Love it. Playing! :) Terry Hunter - Just in time for the weekend HOT!!! Will rock the crowd for sure this weekend Robert Owens - All mixes are great Yass - Amazing crazy old school vibe... Really dig it!!! Thanks Louis Benedetti - Nice package. My pick is the real Dub!. Thanks!! Pete Gooding - Oh yeah some good old fashioned proper house music, I mean that in a good way by the way, nice song also, will support!!! Richard Earnshaw Quality Glenn Underground - All mixes are very hot. This is a pure heater from Mr Lee aka J Negro Victor Simonelli - Yes. Lifting me ! The way it should be done. Keep it here ! Will Rock this at every gig ! Andy Ward - Yeah, winner winner chicken dinner. Great remix ! Oli Lazarus Very cool set of remixes Freemasons Great song, love it John Jones (Hed Kandi) - House music sounding exactly how it should do. Absolutely spot on Brothers Vibe - Love it - full support! Matthias Weber (Syke'n'Sugarstarr) Perfect as always Mannix - Big big big!!! Love em! Rocco - So nice soulful mixes !! Its fresh, we miss that quality of music! Groove Assassin - Sick mixes from Sean McCabe... Loving all these mixes ..full suppport ! Dr Bob Jones - Sean does a superb job with this TUUUNE! Full support on this - no probs- lovin this big time Roog - Wow wow wow, great song, great mix Full support! Lewis Dene - Another polished production Copyright - Old skool baby........very cool......thank you Shur-i-kan - Very nice stuff - not rough at all :) Bobby & Steve - Yeah baby, Sean turns it out again, full support The Layabouts - Love all mixes, Sean McCabe rocking this vocal ATFC Quality stuff Clemy Riley - Another biggy from my youth....nice reworking from my man Sean Kiko Navarro - Pure class! Marlon D Pure class Mark Doyle - Always been a great track and another great mix ! Gareth Sommerville - Love the Nu disco mix, but really digging the Real Deal Dub. It harks back to one of my favourite eras for house music Sarah Favouritizm - The future of house lays in McCabe's hands! Good work fella!


Rough Times (The Remixes)

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