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Audio: Goldfish ft. Monique Hellenberg 'Call Me (Culoe De Song Remix)'

South African house DJ/producer Culoe De Song reworks "Call Me" track by Goldfish music makers from South Africa.


In this clip, twenty-something South African house DJ and producer Culoe De Song brilliantly reworks a track by electronic music duo Goldfish featuring silky-voiced jazz vocalist Monique Hellenberg and turns it into a soulful, infectious, deep-house groove. "Call Me" originally from Gold Fish’s Get Busy Living (2010), appears on Culoe De Song’s second studio album, Elevation (2011). Late-pass but this one was too good to pass up.

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