They striked again! Wolfgang Lohr and Ashley Slater teamed up to release Aladdins Djini from his oil lamp.
“Friend Like Me” channels the magic of Disney and delivers it straight to the Electro Swing universe. A hard-hitting base, catchy horns and the incomparable coolness of the Djinis theme song.
Go grab your dancing shoes and get down to this! 🧞♂️🎺🎶🎉
01. Wolfgang Lohr & Ashley Slater – Friend Like Me (Electro Swing Mix)
02. Wolfgang Lohr & Ashley Slater – Friend Like Me (Instrumental)
Release Date: 2023-02-24
Label: Electro Swing Thing / Catalog No: EST191
Composer & Lyrics: Alan Menken, Howard Ashman
Publisher: Disney Walt Prod Ltd
Producer: Wolfgang Lohr
© + ℗ 2023 Electro Swing Thing
▶ CREDITS – MUSICIANS
Vocals: Ashley Slater
Trombones: Ashley Slater
Arranger & Mixing Engineer: Wolfgang Lohr
Mastering Engineer: Tinush Salehi
Wolfgang Lohr is a Berlin based producer, composer, remixer, artist, and DJ whose career spans way back and encompasses a vast variety of different musical projects. Born in Bad Segeberg and raised in Lübeck (GER) by the Baltic Sea, where he served as a trumpeter, singer, and songwriter for the ska band “DaSKArtell”.
He finally moved to Berlin in 2007 and dove right into its colorful and flourishing electro scene. Till this day he’s involved in several groups and productions, such as the Disco-House duo “DINKS” and the Tech House outfit “Dorade”, making him a mainstay of the scene who has created remixes for well known, fellow artists like Felix Jaehn, Parov Stelar, Alle Farben, The Manhattan Transfer and In-Grid.
His cover of Ray Charles’ “Hit the Road Jack” has surpassed a total of 60 million plays and has turned Lohr into one of the most sought-after Electro Swing artists worldwide, with a catalogue that now spans about 150 own tracks and remixes.
In addition to his musical endeavors, he has founded the “FDF” music blog, turned House-label, as well as the “Electro Swing Thing” label that has become a home to the versatile cross-over genre and amplifies the voices of its artists and the super fresh Tech House label Coast Connection!
Ashley Slater (born 1961) is a British trombone player and best known for his narration on the television series Boo! as well as his work with Norman Cook (a.k.a. Fatboy Slim) in the band Freak Power.
In 1983 after leaving the army, Slater attended the National Centre for Orchestral Studies, after which he joined the jazz orchestral collective Loose Tubes. Over the next few years he was the bass and tenor trombonist of choice for George Russell, Carla Bley, Andrew Poppy, El Sonido de Londres, Billy Jenkins, Django Bates and Andy Sheppard.