Artist: Evolution Feat Jayn Hanna
Title: Walking On Fire
Label: Bedrock Records
By: Simon Jones | 3 July 2002
  • A: Original Vocal Mix
  • B: Bedrock Dub
  • C: Beloved Vocal Mix
  • D: Bedrock Vocal Mix

Evolution Feat Jayn Hanna "Walking On Fire"

Out Now on Bedrock Records

Evolution had come a long way from Manchester. Through success with their label Fluid Recordings, remixes for the likes of Bedrock, BT and Cass & Slide and work with some of the best names in the industry including Sasha, Bill Hamel, Jimmy Van M they have etched a name for themselves over the years with tracks like The Phoenix which has since gone on to become a mid 90s classic that remains popular to this day. Having reworked Jayn Hanna's Lost Without You into an anthem several years back, they enlist her help to deliver a storming club track in the form of Walking On Fire

The Original Mix still retains the powerful haunting vocal that has become infamously known in recent months, a subtle building groove allowing Jayn Hanna's vocal talents to be shown off to their full extent. As the track fades to the whispery break and kicks back in, you can guarantee a spine chilling moment. It's a track initially made famous by the Twilo masses, and has subsequently become sought after ever since.

Isn’t it fitting then that the Bedrock Dub pays tribute to the days of Twilo, it's deep dubbed out beats and minimal vocal snippets combined with stripped down percussion are just the right elements that would rip through the legendary Phazon system. Digweed and Muir weave a magic spell yet again.

Beloved deliver their first remix since the well received remix of BPT's Moody on Junior on the 2nd 12". reworking the track into a trippy, hypnotic house cut that borrows elements from a variety of places. It's the kind of mix you can envision being played a Balearic parties, and there are indeed elements of sounds that influenced the early years on the White Isle in there. A great alternative to the original that will give the track a more diverse and widespread appeal.

Finishing off the set of mixes, Bedrock deliver a vocal remix that picks right up where the Dub left off, delivering the trademark driving beats that Bedrock have become famous for and weaving them around Jayn's vocals intricately, like a piston ring tightening before firing off. Massive.

As a precursor to Evolution's forthcoming 'Unnatural Selection' album, you can bet interest in Evolution is once again at the forefront of everyone's mind and when the album drops very soon, they will no doubt prove that they have no intention of leaving yet.

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