Tag Archives: Happy

SPEEDOMETER: Happy (2014) + DJ Snatch ‘Pharrell vocal’ edit

Happy SpeedometerSpeedometer engage in the time-honoured practice of doing a genre cover of a pop standard here. In this case they take hipster-prince Pharrell’s happy-clappy stomp – er – Happy and render it as a soul jazz instro pitched somewhere between S.O.U.L.’s Burning Spear and Smash Mouth’s Walking On The Sun. Which as it turns out isn’t that bad a place. Hmm – an instro though – if only

C2C: Happy (Jimi Needles Blowup mix) (2013) + video

Here we find noted scratch dj and producer Jimi Needles administering a healthy dose of remix to recent single Happy by noted French scratch dj outfit and producers C2C. The Blowup mix finds our man engaged in a digital ‘laying on of hands’ to the happy-clapping electronic soul of the original and, without putting too fine a point on it, injecting a stadium-sized amount of wobbly bass. Most people