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The 6 Best Remixes of The Chainsmokers' 'Sick Boy'

The Chainsmokers, "Sick Boy"
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The Chainsmokers, "Sick Boy"

The Chainsmokers gathered bright minds to bring their more topical recent single "Sick Boy" to new light. It's a song the duo believes to be one of the most important moments of their career, so they had to bring something interesting to the table.

The six tracks come from killer up-and-comers in a range of flavors. Zaxx opens it up with what starts as an '80s teen dream before diving into a ghoulish electro-bass nightmare, turning the song's monstrous metaphor into a delightful sonic story. Prismo picks up right on that vibe with a synth-heavy, rhythmically driven beat that drops down strong into a filtered breakdown. 

Next up is Owen Norton who changes the vibe with a snappy, melodic take with big drums and a future hook. Kuur really shakes things up with a distorted intro into a faded vocal rip that explodes into one of the biggest moments on the collection yet. Trobi brings things back down with sped-up piano that leads into a tropical hook, and neutral. finishes the job with shining, stabbing synths and the atmospheric grandeur of future-trap.

The official "Sick Boy" remix pack is out now on Disruptor/Columbia records. Listen to all six tracks below.

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