Ghosttown (A Paul Andrews Reconstruction) – Madonna

Recorded March 2015.

I'm so honored and thankful that I was given the opportunity to do a mix of this song. I think it's one of Madonna's best songs, falling in line with her other classics. And, as of this post, Madonna has made history on the Billboard charts with “Ghosttown” giving her the most Number 1s ever by an act on a singular chart.

I was approached to do a mix of "Ghosttown" because of my "Living For Love" mix. When discussing the idea for the mix, I explained that I heard the song in an orchestral setting. I was told to go with what I felt, be creative and to “do what you do.” That was all I needed to hear!

The lyric of “Ghosttown” created a story for me. In fact, the video that was made for the song was very close to what I had envisioned. I wanted the music to set the mood: two people in a dark place with destruction all around them, but they have each other. The verse would represent the reality of the situation and the chorus (a euphoric dance) would represent their view of the world through their love.

Madonna approved my mix. Being able to say that means so much to me. I know I took a chance by doing a non-dance version, but I believed that Madonna would appreciate my creativity.

It's fitting that this entire experience follows the themes of Madonna's new album: listen to your heart; be a rebel. #rebelheart

Thank you for listening!

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8 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Ghosttown (A Paul Andrews Reconstruction) – Madonna”

  1. The Met Gala May 24, 2015 at 3:43 am

    Stellar preview but I can’t find it on Tidal.

    What should I type into the search bar to access it (obviously I’ve tried Ghosttown)!

  2. The Met Gala May 24, 2015 at 3:49 am

    Okay found it!!!

    Track 11 (4;08) on Ghosttown Remixes on Tidal!

    Love it!

    The mix brings me back to the Erotica era for some reason. Majestic!

  3. Paul May 24, 2015 at 8:17 am

    Thank you! I was definitely going for cinematic with highs and lows.

  4. Felix May 29, 2015 at 7:36 am

    Congratulations, your mix is without a doubt the best of the bunch!
    You had a vision and it comes across very well.
    Most other remixes for “Ghosttown” (with the execption of the RedTop one) sound so generic, but you managed to re-invent the song and most of all to keep the magic the original song already has and what got lost in other mixes.
    It’s a shame that it’s a Tidal exclusive only.

  5. Paul May 29, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Thank you, Felix. I do feel like I approached this differently. So glad you like it!

  6. Paulo Figueiredo December 30, 2015 at 8:42 am

    Hey, Paul, this is a great remix of Ghosttown… where can I buy and download it??

  7. Paul December 31, 2015 at 10:35 am

    Hi Paulo, if you’re on Tidal music service, you can get the mix there. I don’t have it for download. If you want to hear it offline, then you can download SoundFlake and download the song in the app. Thanks for listening!

  8. Silvester January 31, 2016 at 2:58 pm

    Remix is amazing! Thank you

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