Geoff Barrow remixes Arcade Fire’s “Creature Comfort”: Stream

Called "Comfort My Sleng Teng", the song draws upon the synthesized dancehall riddums of Jamaica

    “Creature Comfort” is one of the better tracks on Arcade Fire’s uneven Everything Now, and now it’s become even more palatable thanks to a new remix from Geoff Barrow. Barrow is returning the favor to Arcade Fire’s Win Butler, who recently remixed Barrow’s “Sex Music” from his BEAK> side project.

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    Called “Comfort My Sleng Teng (Geoff Barrow Mix)”, the rendition draws upon the fully-synthesized Jamaican Sleng Teng riddum popularized by Wayne Smith (thus the name). Given that Arcade Fire’s last few records have been influenced by dancehall beats, it makes for a nice fit.  Listen to it below.

    Barrow’s remix was originally found on the song’s promo single of the song, but now it’s available digitally.