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    Default "Take me back" question.

    I was looking through my old "Inside" collection. In issue 2, it says VH went back to re-mix "Take me back (Deja vu)" for the second pressing of "Balance", cause they were'nt happy with the original. Has anyone heard this, and is it a improvement on the original. Personally, I love the original.
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    Do you mean you think there's another version of the song??

    My guess is that it's just a better quality recording and not necessarily a different song somehow. I'm thinking it would be something we can barely notice if at all.
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    It just said a "re-mix", so I'm gathering better quality. It could be on the japan release with "Crossing over".
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    I think he's talkin' about the version with Flava Flav on vocals. Back then he was Sam and Eds dealer.,cuz he was broke and the big clock he wears was hung on his neck by fishing line....True story!

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    Yes, it was remastered, and does sound better. I have both the original pressing, and when I misplaced the CD, I bought the later pressing. When I found my old one, I played 'em back to back. It's not dramatically different overall, but the vocals sound better in the mix, and it does have a bit more of a finished sound. They originally said that it was the last or one of the last songs recorded for the album, and aside from them liking the song, they had just had enough of trying to make it better in time for the release deadline and tour. When they got on top of things though and had more time, they oversaw the remastering. I don't think they re-recorded anything; if they did, then it's not very obvious.
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    The japanese release is no different FYI, I have both the NA and Japanese releases and there is no difference between the two.

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    I always wondered if that actually happened. My copy of Balance is the one I bought on the day it was released. From what I read (probably in The Inside) Ed and Sam simply wanted to improve the mix for "Take Me Back."

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    i heard the remixed version on the radio years ago & i remember the song sounding different. but that was so long ago i don't remember what was different about it.
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