Watch this video on YouTube.The vocals are by the Michael Smith, who apparently was only 12 years old when recording “Manila”. There’s multiple remixes of it (and the official clip for the Ewan Pearson remix is pretty funny), but none are as wild as this one. Love those crazy horns, they remind me of (the more recent) Neneh Cherry & The Thing with their freaky cover of Springsteen’s “Dream Baby Dream” (which Four Tet remixed as well).
Friday-evening, time to pretend you’re a young hipster! And this might help; a great (old, as in over 10 years old) track called “Manila” by Seelenluft in the Manitoba remix, as it was featured in Four Tet’s magnificent “Essential Mix” from way back in 2010;