Listen: Disclosure Remixes Pharrell’s ‘Frontin’ for the Dance Floor
By Scott T. Sterling
The British house music duo of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence has reached back to 2003 to grab Williams’ solo hit “Frontin'” for a house music remix that’s primed and ready to rock the dance floor.
“Little re-work we did of one of our favorite songs ever,” the band posted with the remix on Disclosure’s SoundCloud account. “Might give this one away for free when we reach 1m likes on Facebook… We shall see,” they added, which will likely send the group’s legions of fans to said Facebook page in hopes of snagging a free download of this new version.
After just three hours of being posted, the remix had already amassed close to 10,000 likes and counting.
Disclosure’s remix stays relatively true to the original arrangement of “Frontin,'” adding a tasteful 4X4 house beat and signature synth bass lines for maximum body-moving impact. The remix also includes the song’s guest rap verse by Jay Z.
The guys have been keeping busy performing around the world with a mix of headlining gigs and appearances on the summer festival circuit, including gigs at this weekend’s Governor’s Ball in New York, Bonnaroo (June 13), Glastonbury (June 29) and L.A.’s HARD Summer event (Aug. 3).
Disclosure also recently released an animated music video for “The Mechanism,” a collaboration with Friend Within.