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Vincenzo Releases “Just Like Heaven” on Anjunadeep

Vincenzo returns to Anjunadeep with “Just Like Heaven,” the first single taken from his fourth artist album The Vanishing Years. Having built his reputation over nearly two decades with timeless releases on iconic labels, the album is shaping up to be an excellent reminder of his impressive talent and longevity.

“Just Like Heaven” might be recognizable to some as a cover of The Cure’s celebrated 1987 single. Vincenzo teams up once again with vocalist Minako Sasajima, who adds a delicate soul to Robert Smith’s romantic lyrics, which glide above a floating bass groove and falling synths. Full of emotion and color, “Just Like Heaven” sees Vincenzo at the top of his game.

The first of two exciting remixes comes from another veteran of the German scene, Dave DK. A former resident at the legendary Panorama Bar, Dave’s recent releases on the excellent Pampa Records and Kompakt have been met with widespread acclaim, and he delivers another beauty here. Twisting the vocal almost beyond recognition, and layering it with dark melodies and left-field textures, Dave creates a memorable piece of atmospheric techno.

The Vanishing Years will be out later this year.

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