The 2 Bears announce remix album

An album featuring remixes of tracks from debut LP 'Be Strong' is due on July 30

The 2 Bears have announced the release of a remix album later this month (July).

‘Be Strong Remixed’ will come out on July 30 on Southern Fried. It will feature 12 tracks from the duo’s debut album, ‘Be Strong’, reinterpreted by the likes of Saint Etienne, Filthy Dukes and The Deadstock 33s.

The 2 Bears – a collaboration between Raf Rundell and Hot Chip star Joe Goddard – released their acclaimed debut album, ‘Be Strong’, in January. They have since provided their own remixes for artists including Santigold, Metronomy and Toddla T.

The duo have several festival appearances still to come this summer, including UK performances at Bestival on July 27, Brixton Splash on August 5 and Notting Hill Carnival Party on August 26.

A new single called ‘Warm & Easy’ will precede the release of the remix album on July 16. A reworked version of the single by Leo Zero – one of the 12 tracks from ‘Be Strong Remixed’ – premieres exclusively below.

The ‘Be Strong Remixed’ tracklisting is:

‘The Birds & The Bees’ (Filthy Dukes Remix)
‘Be Strong’ (Blakkat Remix)
‘Bear Hug’ (Cristoff Remix)
‘Work’ (Saint Etienne Remix)
‘Warm & Easy’ (Leo Zero Mix)
‘Take A Look Around’ (The 2 Bears vs. House of House Version)
‘Ghosts & Zombies’ (Brooks Haunted House Mix)
‘Time In Mind’ (The Deadstock 33s Dub)
‘Increase Your Faith’ (Daniel Avery Remix)
‘Heart Of Congos’ (Afrikanz On Marz Remix)
‘Get Together’ (YoungTEE Remix)
‘Church’ (Midland’s Sunday Service Dub)