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Elvis Presley Songs Remixed: Listen to 6 of the Best
Elvis Presley and rock n roll are one and the same. The King of Rock found a way to merge southern music styles such as country, blues and gospel with rock n rock elements to introduce the sound "rockabilly" to the world. His groovy, leg-shaking classics have kept his legacy alive decades after his passing and has influenced an influx of artists throughout the years.
Ever wondered what Elvis Presley's songs would sound like if he were around today? Would "Blue Suede Shoes" get a "trap" treatment? Or what if "Hound Dog" got reworked into a high energy dance arrangement? Here’s a list of the best Elvis Presley songs remixed for your listening pleasure.
"Fever" (DJ Sazonov)
"Suspicious Minds" (Strauss Remix)
A far cry from Elvis' original song, this mix amplifies a disco-techno pulse behind the King's vocals giving today's kids a way to enjoy a Presley classic.
"A Little Less Conversation" (Funk Jak!)
Heavy with a repetitive warped bass line, this mix enhances the funky leg-shaking tune.
"Jailhouse Rock" (XENO)
Elvis took listeners into a 50s swing club with his 1957 hit and the production of this mix boosts the single into rock-dance fused party banger.
"Heartbreak Hotel" (AWSKER)
Trap music gained popularity over the years from southern hip-hop artists and an offshoot of the style is making is making its own waves in the dance music world. This remix gives a somber Elvis song a timely trap rework.
"Tutti Frutti" (DJ Audrey x E-COX)
Reminiscent of jive music and the jazz era, Tutti Frutti is chopped and screwed as an electric energy flows swiftly from the top of the track to its very end.