Beyoncé

Crazy in Love

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The Australian single for Beyoncé's Crazy in Love features the stunning pop masterpiece that is the title track plus two remixes and "Summertime" featuring P. Diddy. Neither of the remixes of Crazy in Love comes close to the original, but they both are imaginative and quite good. The Rockwilder remix slows down the beat and makes the song deeper and funkier with chopped up horn samples and sparkling synth textures, Maurice's "Nu Soul Remix" speeds up the beat and takes it from hip-hop straight to glittering house territory. "Summertime" was taken from the soundtrack to Beyoncé's film Fighting Temptations and is a sweet love song with lush sampled strings, acoustic guitars, and a wonderful vocal from Beyoncé. It would have made a perfect addition to her album. As it is, it makes this a really strong EP, but not one anyone but a fanatic needs to hunt down.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time
1
3:55
2
feat: Diddy
3:53
3
6:27
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