Flying High is what the Commodores are doing. Or more accurately, if the cover artwork is to be believed, it is the band's logo that is actually soaring above the ground. The remix is simple yet effective, it shows a hot babe flying high over a city, sitting in a helicopter. She needs to be careful as she does not appear to be wearing the correct protective gear, and worse still, in the heels she is wearing she could easily trip and fall - which is particularly dangerous at 10,000 ft. Parachute!
Is there any more obvious a song to remix the cover artwork for when delving into songs about flying than Jet by Paul McCartney And Wings. Not only is the title of the song all aerospatial, but the name of the band is associated with being in the air too. On the original cover we see the clouds over which the jet may be flying. On the remix we come back down to Earth to take a look at the jet before it takes off, and this one, it seems, comes replete with a rather sexy air stewardess. Hostess!
This song is variously titled 'Cloud #9', 'Cloud Number 9' and 'Cloud Number Nine' so take your pick as Bryan Adams seemed to have done, and thrown it at a pot of blue paint which has covered the model on the original cover artwork. As we continue our series of remixes dedicated to flying, we take to the clouds for this remix and find three angels getting dressed to go and do their daily chores, whatever they may be. Now that is a cloud worth visiting. Cumulonimbus!
We're Riding On The Wings (riding on the wings, riding on the wings) of an angel, or so sings Jocelyn Brown on this single by Motiv8 as we continue our series of remixes related to flying. After all, if you are riding on the wings of an angel, then unless she is a fallen angel, chances are that you will be soaring above the ground somewhere. Be careful though, angels can fly very high where the air is thin and the chances of survival are slim. Breathe!
There seems to be a little confusion concerning whether this song is entitled Benny And The Jets, or Bennie And The Jets (the Wikipedia entry for the song has both as being correct). Anyhow, Elton John kicked up another storm with the original cover of this single because where is Benny (or Bennie)? And what are the jets? Our remix remedies these two issues as we find that Benny (or Bennie) is in fact a busty babe and the jets, well what would you expect in our series of flying based remixes, but that it was a private jet of some kind. Buckle up!
Yes, we're still in the midst of a set of remixes concerning flying with this remix of You Take Me Up by the Thompson Twins (all three of them). On the original cover all we can see as a tambourine. It is being held high but does it really take you up. On the remix we find a babe in an elevator, which, as long as it is functioning correctly will take you up, as well as down. OK, so it's not a plan, but going up is what aircraft do. As for going down...
If it wasn't enough that Pink Floyd have a single called Learning To Fly, but so, as we continue our remixes dedicated to flying, does Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers! On the original cover we find the band standing around (what is it with bands that do this on their covers). On the remix we find yet another babe keen to gain her wings and learn to pilot an aircraft. Nice uniform - no doubt she has broken a few hearts in her time. Let's just hope she doesn't break the aircraft. Brace!
We continue our summer season of flying-based remixes with Learning To Fly by Pink Floyd. Just what the band were thinking when putting together the cover for their single is unknown, but it seems that wearing carpet slippers made of grass is somehow connected with flying. Not for us. Instead we find a hot babe standing by a helicopter, but whatever lesson she is supposed to be having, seems to be less about flying and more about stripping. Shame? Not really.
August is upon us, and so people begin to disappear on their summer vacations. To celebrate their departure, we begin the month with a series of remixes dedicated to Flying, with a song with exactly that title from band Cast. On the original cover we find the band members standing around looking at something in the sky. On the remix we find a hot aviation babe standing by the tail of an aircraft. She may not by flying yet, but surely someone will whisk her off her feet soon. Aviate!
Eternal sing sweetly for us about the Power Of A Woman as the sit sweetly in sepia-toned silence. Now this may be a powerful picture to some people, but we prefer our power more obvious and so on the remix we have replaced the girl band with a woman whose power is so strong, she is connected up to the electricity grid. Whether she is consuming or supplying the power is, somehow, irrelevant and so the only question remains as to how many Volts she could generate. High Energy!