EXCLUSIVE: Ta-ku Shares Heartfelt Remix of SNAKEHIPS & ZAYN's "Cruel"

A mellowed-out alternative to the original.

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Here’s something to soundtrack a serene day. Earlier in the summer, Snakehips dropped “Cruel,” an impassioned collaboration with former One Direction member ZAYN. Today, multitalented Perth producer Ta-ku shares a brand new remix of the track, and it’s just as — if not more — heartfelt as the original. The flip is a mellowed-out, stripped-down version of the original, backboned by spacious Rhodes piano chords and a pulsing beat, which pairs perfectly with ZAYN’s emotive vocals. Listen to the track below.

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