Premiere: Alex Vargas – ‘Higher Love’ ft. DECCO

An unusual sidestep from the soulful newcomer...

Alex Vargas knows how to stretch.

So when he's writing each song goes through several variants, several treatments, several different changes in direction.

Take 'Higher Love'. Released earlier this year, it turns out that the sparse, fragile treatment fans are used to wasn't exactly how the song was first envisioned.

Written with DECCO, there is another version of the track which is rather more outward, more muscular. Alex explains:

"'Higher Love' was actually written with DECCO originally. We exchanged separate versions of how it could be produced, and although the version I released earlier this year was more in line with my upcoming album, I’m a massive fan of DECCO’s version so it needed to see the light of day just as much as mine did!"

Clash is able to bring you this new version of 'Higher Love' before anyone else, and it underlines the sheer dexterity at play with Alex Vargas' music. Of course, having DECCO on hand certainly helps, too…

Tune in now.

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