Republica – Ready To Go / Drop Dead Gorgeous (US Promo 12″)

A bit of a double A -side with quite different mixes of Republica’s 2 killer hits. Smash (Canadian DJ Vincent Degiorgio) synths up “Ready To Go” with a bubbling bassline, sequencers and the original guitar licks and vocals. The Extended Club Mix is nearer to the original. Riprock (Brad Daymond) turns “Drop Dead Gorgeous” into a frantic tech-house. Cutting up Saffron’s vocals on the dub and adding heavy 4 to the floor beats and hard sequencers over swirling guitar and vocals on the main mix. It literally does take off into an acid meltdown!


RCA ‎– RDAB-64715-1SAM_2337

A1 Ready To Go (Smash’s Disco Mix) 5:28
A2 Ready To Go (Smash’s Club Extended Mix) 5:35
B1 Drop Dead Gorgeous (Riprock’s Runway Mix) 7:08
B2 Drop Dead Gorgeous (Riprock’s One Way Dub) 6:59

8 responses

  1. bad qualitity audio!!!!!!!!

  2. I remember this one. Fun listen. Thanks

  3. Please re-up really don’t think i’ve heard these mixes! Saw them live last year!

  4. This song is like crack to me. Utterly addictive and gets me pumped, but I have a sneaky suspicion it’s bad for me ;P

    1. It’s all about the Saffron!

  5. Not sure what you mean by ‘sorry for the wait on this’. All my requests are from the same date (17/02/18) but i had loads so as usual, many thanks!

  6. I know people love to hate this song, but I looooove it and this sound in general (mid-90s female power pop) like Elastica, Breeders, etc.

    great stuff … thank you

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