Remix albums have a transformative effect, completely altering a listening experience of an album you’ve fallen in love with.
Sometimes the joys of the original work can get lost in the metamorphosis, but sometimes, a remix can breathe new life and find new nuances and pockets that add a new dimension.
With the release of Billy Idol’s Vital Idol 2: Revitalized coming to vinyl, we’re looking at ten of the greatest remix albums of all-time:
Billy Idol – Vital Idol
R.E.M. – r.e.m.IX
Depeche Mode – Remixes 2: 81–11
Nine Inch Nails – Things Falling Apart
Massive Attack – No Protection
The Beatles – Love
Madonna – You Can Dance
Michael Jackson – Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix
Rush – Vapor Trails Remixed
Bob Marley and The Wailers – Legend Remixed