|1.||"Elle Et Moi" (vocal version) (7:32)|
|1.||"Elle Et Moi" (instrumental version) (7:28)|
Although he released a couple of albums and a smattering of singles during a ten-year career, Max Berlin is arguably only remembered for sleazy 1987 single "Elle et Moi". The track has long been considered something of a left-of-centre anthem amongst DJs who dig Italo-era European disco. This timely reissue pairs the now well-known vocal version - where Berlin does his best Serge Gainsbourg impression over bubbly synths, eyes-closed guitar solos, bongo-heavy percussion and post-disco orchestration - with the lesser-known instrumental take. This is effectively a DJ-friendly Dub; the influence of dub reggae productions can be heard in Berlin's use of delay-laden harmonica lines amongst the twinkling Rhodes keys, bumped-up beats and sweeping synth chords.
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