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Title: Wild at heart
Author: Muff Fitzgerald
Source: Record Mirror
Publish date: 2nd February 1991


When is a groove not a groove? When it’s a song! Now, we all love a bit of oingy-boingy hardcore techno bizness now and again, but there are times when only a song hits the spot and allows one to transcend the day to day banalities and miseries that are the job lot of late twentieth century man.

D’ere ain’t nuthin’ like a little melody. Some people who feel the same way are our favourite twist and shouts, Propaganda, and the man with the deftest fingers in the cosmos - David Morales.

‘Your Wildlife’, a track that initially surfaced on ‘1234’, an album Propaganda put out last spring, has just been released in the US after being remixed and remodelled by Mr Morales, who jumped at the offer of remixing this darling of a tune.

“I’m into techno,” explains David, “but you’ve got to put it into perspective. You can’t just take a nice record and techno-ize it. We’re Americans and in America we’re different; we like songs. We’re into songs; real musical stuff.”

Main prop Michael Martens echoes these sentiments: ‘We thought that ‘Your Wildlife’ was a good song, but we wanted someone to work on it and jazz it up a bit. David’s done a really good job.” He certainly has. ‘We love real songs; in that sense we’re quite traditional, if you see what I mean.” That’s more than clear Mike, crystal would be opaque by comparison.

Muff Fitzgerald