Though the COVID-19 health crisis has rendered Claptone unable to don his luminous gilded mask behind Balearic decks, the fantast’s catalog retains its capacity to set the Ibiza circuit—among others—ablaze. For some time, the latest example was his March 2020 reconfiguration of Mylo’s 2005 favorite, “Drop The Pressure.” It’s time for a fresh re-assertion—and it’s called “Zero.”
The high-spirited house original, built around Claptone’s characteristic crescendos and penchant for piano backbones, is an entrancing extension of the masked creator’s prowess in modern house circles. Harnessing a timelessness in its appeal, “Zero” can count on continuous recommendation for preferential treatment on dance floors long after clubs reopen to admit the stompers who’d move to this beat. Stream below.
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