How It Was: Slava Marlowe and "Therr Maitz" - "White Night"
"White Night" - the legendary Soviet hit of the group "Forum"which is well known to everyone. It was first heard in 1984 year, successfully supplementing the band's eponymous disc. Over time, his popularity only grew.
Many artists have created their own versions - from slower and darker to dance and rocker. But perhaps the most unique and interesting interpretation was the rehashing Glory Marlow - a young Russian producer, beatmaker and performer.
Glory to Marlow brings nostalgia
At the beginning of December 2021, a popular musician Anton Belyaev and his project "Lab" gave the listeners a chic hit. Or rather, a new interpretation of the well-known hit. It came out really wonderful. The guest who gave his voice to the group's song "Forum", became Glory Marlow is a young Russian beatmaker and performer. It should be noted that the vocal Artyom Gotlib (real name of the artist) perfectly complemented the musical number. Thus, the audience was presented with a worthy rehash of the 80s nostalgic hit "White Night", which did not leave anyone indifferent.
When asked why the old compositions are so wildly popular with the younger generation, Slava replied:
“Today, the modern music market is overflowing with rap. For this reason, people get bored, they want variety, and they start listening to the hits of the past decades. And I can honestly say that the melodies of the 80s sound much more interesting - they enchant, evoke nostalgia ... Although the music of the 90s has its own charm.
As part of "Lab" Slava also experimented with his hit "You burn like fire", and performed another widely known track "Forever Young" groups "Semantic hallucinations".
The team helped him to perform the number Anton Belyaev "Therr Maitz", as well as a harpist, a string orchestra and even a women's choir.
Video of Slava performing the track "White Night", scored three million views in just a month! Judging by the comments, a rehash Artyom Gotlib the public liked.
"Please put this masterpiece on Spotify!"
“Reviewed five times! One fat MINUS: the magic of sound ends quickly ... Bravo!
“Slava is an ideal candidate for this song, the same quivering and transparent vocals as Viktor Saltykov’s!”
“I didn’t think that Slava had such a wonderful ear. He hears music very well and adjusts the style of the voice and vocals in general. Handsome!"
The room really turned out to be very sincere, atmospheric and beautiful. It's very nice to listen to Slava sing. Song "White Night" became for him an excellent test of strength, with which he brilliantly coped!
Who is Slava Marlow?
Glory Marlow is a young Russian beatmaker and performer. Born in Novosibirsk, graduated from a music school in piano, studied saxophone for a year. In 2018 he moved to St. Petersburg, but a year later was in Moscow. Today Artyom Gotlib many know only through cooperation with Morgenstern, which is unfair. The artist has worked with many well-known performers, and also released a lot of solo tracks that confidently climbed to the top of the charts.
“It's rare to find an artist these days who puts a lot of effort into mixing and mastering. For me, this is one of the most important stages in creating a track, ”Slava admits.
Also, according to Marlow, the modern music industry is in short supply of a unique recognizable voice:
“I've been doing voice acting for anime for a few years now. It was a useful experience, thanks to which I learned to control my voice: to produce interesting sounds, to change intonation in time ... I think. having a flexible, unusual voice is very important for an artist.”
Finally: a little about the original
"White Night" one of the biggest hits of the 80s. This heartfelt composition with bright romanticized notes in the lyrics widely glorified the Forum group. She first appeared in 1984 year, and later included in the album of the same name. Today "White Night" remains a gentle, but at the same time a loud echo of a bygone era.
The song has become a signature not only in the repertoire Forumbut also the vocalist Viktor Saltykov: even after leaving the group, he continued to perform this captivating hit at retro concerts. Over the years, the influence of the composition has only increased, and "White Night" has become part of the cultural heritage: it can be heard in a number of films, including modern TV series. "Eighties" and "Peace! Friendship! Gum!".