Diddy mashing up Smashing Pumpkins? Apparently, yes.
Apparently this 1998 retooling of Ava Adore has been floating in the ether all these years, just surfacing of the six-CD, one-DVD Adore “super deluxe edition,” a reissue of the band’s fourth album set to drop September 23.
Here’s the new song:
According to RollingStone:
While Puffy’s Perfect remixes leaked to the internet years ago, this release marks the first time we can hear his version of Ava Adore, a tight edit that adds crisper drums and a string intro, that can also be streamed below.
Here’s the original: