He’s one-half of Radio Slave,he’s recorded a Radio 1 Essential Mix and remixed everyone from Timberlake to Benassi. Now Serge Santiago has also added his magic touch to ‘Bob O’Lean’, stripping the original down to the bare bones and gnawing on them like some sort of insatiable low-fi cannibal. Disco adonis Armand Van Helden returns from a two year hiatus to offer Alouda funk-a-dory slice of stateside cool.
The track’s all about an enigmatic character called Bob O’Lean reckon the Gallic duo of Cyril Bodin and Greg Louis. “Basically this guy’s losing his mind,” Cyril explains mysteriously. “He had everything he’d every wanted, sex, sun, everything - but then he starts to realise that something crucial is missing.” C’est facile, n’est-pas?