Cher’s heading back to the club with her latest single, “I Walk Alone,” and Billboard has the premiere of its first official remix, by superstar DJ Tracy Young. Listen below:
Young’s Ferosh Reconstruction remix is a thumping transformation of the original cut, which is co-written by P!nk. This redux, along with further mixes by other producers, will be serviced to dance clubs and DJs early next week.
The remix’s premiere comes shortly before the launch of Cher’s Dressed to Kill concert tour, which starts on March 22 in Phoenix. The trek will be her first since the successful Farewell Tour, which circled the globe from 2002 through 2005.
“I Walk Alone” is the third club single from Cher’s “Closer to the Truth” album, following the No. 1 Dance Club Songs chart hit “Woman’s World” and the No. 2 single “Take It Like a Man.” (“Closer to the Truth,” in fact, gets its name from a lyric in “I Walk Alone.”)
Young — who has provided official remixes for everyone from Madonna to Britney Spears — also remixed Cher’s “Woman’s World.”
“I was instantly excited to start this project for three reasons,” Young tells Billboard. “One, stating the obvious, working with Cher again. Secondly, I relate to this song lyrically because it echoes where I am at this moment in my life. Lastly, it was so refreshing because I felt this song is in a perfect tempo and it’s also one of my favorites on the album.”
While “I Walk Alone” is Cher’s newest single for clubs, she continues to scale Billboard’s Adult Contemporary airplay chart with the ballad “I Hope You Find It,” another track from “Closer to the Truth.” The song rises 24-20 on the March 22-dated Adult Contemporary chart — her highest-charting solo AC hit since “Song for the Lonely” reached No. 11 in 2002.
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