The Bloody Beetroots + Jet, ‘My Name Is Thunder’ (Two Versions) – Exclusive Premiere
Today, we're premiering two versions of an electrifying new single 'My Name Is Thunder' from electronic act The Bloody Beetroots and hard rockers Jet, one produced by Bloody Beetroots mastermind Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo and the other produced by Jet drummer Chris Cester.
Kicking things off, there's the Bloody Beetroots-led single (listen to the "red" version above). It mixes together the big room electro-house stakes Beetroots are capable of, and on the forefront of the track you've got Jet frontman Nic Cester tearing things up vocally. It's a ripper of a song, blending the worlds between house and rock into a massive combination that works. The track slows things down into a moment of melody, before a final guns-blazing finisher where everything fires together.
Then, in the other version ("yellow" one above), you've got all of Jet playing on the track with The Bloody Beetroots. Gone are the bits of electronic flourish, as the synthesizers are replaced with all-out guitar work and rock. It's not hard to see why Bloody Beetroots mastermind Rifo wanted to enlist Jet on the track, who sound at the top of their game and completely fearless.
“I knew this song needed a certain rock tone ... a tone like Nic Cester of Jet had," says The Bloody Beetroots’ Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo. "We thought instead of someone ‘like Nic Cester,' how about we get the real Nic Cester! Thinking he would be in Australia, it was fate that he lived just a couple hours away from me in Italy. I found him. We worked together, ate together, drank together and created something very powerful together. Around this time the Jet guys stared talking and thinking about getting back together, when Nic shared this with his bandmates, the idea came up to have ALL of Jet involved. Because of our different influences, we had different ideas on the mixing and from that, we came up with two versions. It’s the best of both our worlds!”
You can purchase the Jet-led version of the track here, and the Bloody Beetroots-led version of the song here.
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