Song Exploder No. 19: RAC

Song Exploder
Andre Allen Anjos
Amanda Warner

Andre Allen Anjos is better known as RAC, a musician who first found success by remixing other people’s songs. His remixes for artists like Lana Del Rey have gotten millions of plays online. In 2013, RAC released Strangers, his first album of original material, and in this episode, he breaks down the song Let Go from that record. It features guest vocals from Kele, best known as the frontman of the band Bloc Party, and singer MNDR, who also talks about her experience working on the track.

Buy "Let Go" on iTunes.

The Bloc Party song at the beginning is "Helicopter." You can hear André's full remix of the song here. The voice from Portal is the character GLaDOS from the games Portal and Portal 2. Listen to Michael Giacchino's opening theme to Lost.

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Heard this song again on the "planet Money" podcast. This episode is very, very good. Keep them coming!


Thanks for doing this. BIg fan of the podcast!


Such a wicked song!