Verve Boxes Up 'Remixed' Collections
Verve will on Nov. 1 unveil a four-disc boxed set featuring its three prior "Verve Remixed" albums plus a bonus disc with previously unreleased material.Verve will on Nov. 1 unveil a four-disc boxed set featuring its three prior "Verve Remixed" albums plus a bonus disc with previously unreleased material. Among those tracks are remixes by Diplo (of Walter Wanderley's "Popcorn"), Felix da Housecat (of Nina Simone's "Sinnerman"), Mondo Grosso (of Archie Shepp's "Blues for Brother George Jackson") and Carl Craig (of Dorothy Ashby's "Afro-Harping").
The fourth disc will also feature videos from Rae & Christian remix of Dina Washington's "Is You or Is You Ain't My Baby?), Felix da Housecat's aforementioned Simone remix and Adam Freeland's remix of Sarah Vaughan's "Fever."
The "Verve Remixed" collections have sold 294,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. They have featured contributions from some of the top names in dance and electronica, including Thievery Corporation, the Postal Service, Dan the Automator, Tricky, Danger Mouse and UFO.