Thandi Phoenix’s My Way has taken the dance music world by storm, pairing Rudimental’s masterful production with Thandi’s stunning vocals. As a single that’s on track to be a hit this summer, it makes sense that one of London’s best talents – the ever-popular Vanilla Ace – steps up to give it the remix treatment. Switching up the tempo with a snappy house beat and some punchy percussive, Vanilla Ace’s remix of My Way is a deliciously catchy take on the single that gives it a new lease of life for the more off-centre dancefloor.
The original artist and vocalist, Thandi Phoenix, is striding into 2018 with serious momentum. An eventful last year saw the Sydney-based artist touring with Tinie Tempah, Jhene Aioko, Tinashe and dance legend Pete Tong alongsid his 65-piece Heritage Orchestra. Thandi then went on to release her biggest tune to date, ‘Standing Too Close’, that garnered local tastemaker support and major rotation on Triple J.
This year the longstanding relationship between Thandi and East London collective Rudimental materialised with their first official collaboration. The friendship was born after Rudimental were blown away when they first discovered Phoenix on stage in 2015. Invited by the Rudimental boys to join them as main support on their Australian tour the next spring, they forged a close-knit bond becoming an integral part of both Thandi’s development and discovery as an international artist. Rudimental are renowned for their involvement with launching the careers of some of today’s most successful artists including Anne-Marie, John Newman and Jess Glynne, who all got their big break collaborating with the band.
The Vanilla Ace remix is out now via Island Records / Neon Records.