Bear in Heaven - "You Do You (Tropics Remix)" MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

by PopMatters Staff

10 November 2010

Bear in Heaven's Jon Philpot: "Tropics amazed us. They opened up our song "You Do You" like the retractable roof of an arena. It's slow and bumping. It's kinda like Phil Collins."

This past 14th of September, Hometapes re-released the critically acclaimed 2009 release, Beast Rest Forth Mouth, by Brooklyn’s Bear in Heaven. The re-issue includes a bonus CD of remixes (track list below) from the likes of Twin Shadow, Justin K. Broadrick, The Field, and more. Today, we present the online premiere of Tropics’ retake on “You Do You”. Frontman Jon Philpot says of this new interpretation of their tune: “Sometimes somebody will come along and amaze you, Tropics amazed us. They opened up our song “You Do You” like the retractable roof of an arena. It’s slow and bumping. It’s kinda like Phil Collins. Somehow this song makes me look back at 2010 with a teardrop and a smile. Get down with it and think about what you’ve done.”


01 Beast in Peace (The Hundred in the Hands Beast in Beat Remix)
02 Lovesick Teenagers (Twin Shadow Remix)
03 Ultimate Satisfaction (The Field Remix)
04 Wholehearted Mess (Pink Skull Remix)
05 Fake Out (BRAHMS Remix)
06 Drug a Wheel (High Places Remix)
07 Deafening Love (Deru Remix)
08 Dust Cloud (Justin K. Broadrick Remix)
09 You Do You (Studio Remix)
10 Casual Goodbye (Epstein’s Galloping Gertie Remix)

11/13 Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon*^
11/14 – Atlanta – The Earl*^
11/16 Charlottesville, VA – The Southern*#^
11/17 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s*#
11/18 Cambridge, MA – Middle East Downstairs*#
11/19 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg*#
2/04 – Alexandria Street, Fortitude Valley – Brisbane, QLD
2/05 – Footscray Community Arts Centre – Melbourne, VIC
2/06 – Sydney College of the Arts – Sydney, NSW
2/11 – Fowler’s Live – Adelaide, SA
2/12 – Perth Cultural Centre, Urban Orchard, Northbridge – Perth, WA

% Lower Dens
*Sun Airway
#Twin Shadow
^Cloudland Canyon


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