Premiere: Eden Prince vs. Basement Jaxx - Mermaid of Bahia

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After seeing Basement Jaxx at the Hollywood Bowl, I recall the dancers emerging around the stands around “Mermaid of Salinas”, immersing you in the salsa dance. It's a track off their 2014 album Junto, which saw them returning to roots and making house designed to dance once again.

The Jaxx did their own Brazillian-twinged rework, “Mermaid of Bahia”, in honor of the World Cup last year, and now Eden Price puts forth this big-room take that retains the lively spirit of the original but makes it more accessible for certain clubs.

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It's one of the first releases from Michael Brun's new label Kid Coconut, and it shows a strong ability to live between styles of house. I can already tell this Eden Price rework will smash a lot of clubs at the right moment.

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