Yaeji isn’t the sort artist who is always releasing new material, but when she does drop something, it’s worth listening to. You have to go back to 2018 to find her latest single, “One More,” and that was her only one the year. Between her releases, Yaeji has proven herself to be a strong remixer as well. In 2017, she fered an alternate version The Range’s “With You.” Around this time last year, Charli XCX shared a Yaeji’s smooth remix “Focus.” Now Yaeji has found herself working with another pop great for a remix: Robyn, who herself tends to also take her time between releases, has shared a Yaeji remix “Beach 2K20.”
The original version “Beach 2K20” appears on Robyn’s recent album Honey, and it’s a meditative dance track. Yaeji’s remix the song isn’t exactly a sea change, but it takes it in a slightly more electronic direction and adds a pinch “oomph.” The alterations aren’t grand, but they’re enough to give the song a second life.
Listen to Yaeji’s remix Robyn’s “Beach 2K20” above, and revisit the original song below. Also read our review Robyn’s performance in Los Angeles from earlier this year here. Also read our review Honey here.
Honey is out now Konichiwa Records/Interscope Records. Get it here.