“Plastic Love” by Astrophysics

The city pop classic gets a synthwave makeover.

I’ve already written at length concerning my love for Mariya Takeuchi’s ​“Plastic Love” (i.e., one of the greatest pop songs of all time). So I’m naturally predisposed to enjoy this remix of the ​“city pop” classic by Brazilian synthwave producer Astrophysics, which replaces the original’s silky-smooth arrangements and funky guitar riffs with pulsing beats and synthesizer arpeggios. But even when given a Blade Runner-ish makeover, Takeuchi’s voice remains as lovely and winsome as ever.

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