London based pop-experimentalist Tom Vek emerged from the shadows back in April with "Sherman (Animals in the Jungle)", a track extracted from his third album, Luck. Two months on and the lead single has fallen at the feet of Jungle pioneer Ray Keith, who's cut away at the original's laced synthesisers and stabbing guitar sounds, cementing high intensity drum-breaks, submerged prangs and a chopped vocal hook in their place. Vek was turned onto Ray Keith after approaching Dazed's Jungle Fever director Ollie Evans for a recommendation, and Keith fits the song with a totally new identity and purpose.
Tom Vek plays James Lavelle's Meltdown on June 20 in partnership with Olga Bell; Luck is out now
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