End Credits (Well Happier) (Billie Eilish vs Taylor Swift)

Rolling the credits on 2021…as Billie Eilish says, Fuck You to 2021.

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There was a Crumplbangers Discord challenge last week to make an ‘ending’ mashup for 2021 using only 2021 sources, so I decided to use two tracks I loved and actually only heard this year – Taylor’s Version of ‘All Too Well’ and Billie Eilish’s hit ‘Happier Than Ever’.

I realised while I was tweaking it what it was about, I lost a close longterm friend a year ago over his behaviour which had been a problem for a long time, but I had been dealing with it alone, keeping it under wraps. He then chose to escalate it to the circle of mutual friends and tread over my boundaries, which was far from acceptable. It wasn’t acceptable to begin with, but I felt if I could control it, keep the peace, it’d be fine (stupidly), but as soon as it broke those bounds I couldn’t really see how I could carry on pretending it’s OK anymore.

Yet I never closed the door and made it clear what my boundaries were but that he could contact me when he wanted to be a friend and be there for me. Sadly a year later it’s still total radio silence, so this has very deep personal meaning since the anger at what he did is still there, and the sadness of that loss was basically my 2021.

But also feeling better without that negativity, because I didn’t realise how much manipulation had gone on til I stopped and had to explain it to that mutual friend. I realised how much it was affecting my mood, it was a weight lifted. To be constantly aware that any positive thing about myself would be pounced on as ‘bragging’ or get bitchy criticisms when drunk I could not answer to because then the tantrums and sulking would start.

So this is the end credits on 2021 but also unless a miracle happens, probably rolling the sunset end credits on that friendship.

BTW this combo has been done before (as far as I can find) but only as the reverse – Taylor Swift’s vocals over Billie Eilish’s instrumental, so I think this is an original and not a reboot.

P.S. All original artwork, well the photos are CC Zero – background from Engin Akyurt and the red man is from khezez, but the montage and post production is all mine. It took a lot to find an image relating to the ‘red scarf’ of All Too Well, the man overboard is my friend (or me), and the underwater part is from video of Happier Than Ever.

I do think about these things far too much! Then again, looking at Billie Elish’s video and Taylor Swift’s short film, so do they.

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Taylor Swift vs Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Instamatic on Summer Booty 2021

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Just a reminder I have a track on this year’s Summer Booty from DJ Useo – very proud of it, it’s called ‘Summertime Shake’ and it’s Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ vs DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince Kool and the Gang sampling ‘Summertime’ – the whole 3 album set is good, a lot of summer jams (and one winter jam ;-( ) – you can download it here https://audioboots.org/Albums/SB2021/

Useo asked me to be on the album which is really kind, but nothing came to me until the night of the deadline. I was going through tracks for last week’s Crumplbangers challenge and left Summertime playing while I was listening to Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off and went ‘hold on…this works!’. I am a massive Kool & The Gang fan (I even own a 7″ of Jungle Boogie, blame Pulp Fiction for that) and Summertime is basically Summer Madness so it was Kool and the Gang by proxy for me..

You can see the cover I made for it above.

DJNoNo @ Crumplstock 2020

aahoy m8eeys! NoNo No NOOOOOO! I am ALIVE! No COVEFE-19 shiz wiv me! COUGH COUGH oh noes…

Just bin hiding on me topical aisland, wiv my botty treizure and faxxing a pile of hot steaming meeja to Crinklestuck 1820 or summat which ya can hear below. Boom Boom INNA DA NAPOLEON!

DOWNLOAN HERZEZ: CrumplStock 2020: Mashup Poor Hoor aka Dancing Alone With Toilet Paper In My Eyes (1:05, 91Mb)

Anywayz, did me usual after parteeeeee set and a main sett, with vido too – gr8 connecshun on this topical aiisle, located near the suncreamz n’ Boots.

  • Mitchell & Webb – After The Event
  • Captain Tractor – London Calling
  • The Prodigy – Ghost Town
  • Generation X – Dancing On My Own
  • Jamie Derelict – It’s The End Of The World (And I’m Going Insane) (REM vs Cypress Hill)
  • Bill Withers Drug PSA
  • Hackney Colliery Band – No Diggety
  • DJLex – Closer To Hell (Lizzo vs Nine Inch Nails – Dirty)
  • DJNoNo – Ludasifinado (Ludacris vs Laurindo Almeida)
  • With Or Without You vs Da Funk (White Label)
  • The Avalanches – Electricity
  • Vaughn Mason Crew – Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll (Part 1)
  • Slay Duggee – Baby Shark
  • Instamatic – Ghost Rats Get Fatter (B.Dolan vs Ghost)
  • Leo Moracchioli – Dancing Queen
  • Negativland – This Is Not Normal
  • Robyn – Dancing On My Own (Fred Falke Radio Edit)
  • Titus Jones – I Wanna Bulletproof Dancer (La Roux vs. Whitney Houston vs. Robyn vs. Taylor Swift)
  • YITT – Let It Breathe (Green Day vs. The Beatles)
  • Boney M. – Somewhere in the World [Original 12” Version]

BUT my after parting IT DID A WRONG UN,SO I reamayde it. Shiny, deluxx and all so soapy lovely. Wash yer hands to this – fuck 20 seconds, 59 minutes should get em nice and clean:

DUDLOAD ere: CrumplStock 2020 After Party mix (59:47, 83Mb)

  • The Two Leslies – Don’t You Know There’s A War On
  • BigBadBaz & Fountain of Wayne – Stacys Mom (Remix)
  • The Beatbox Saboteurs – Benny Hill
  • Boney M vs Doop – By the rivers of Doop (Sir Hank on Dope Mashup)
  • Mondo Grosso – Fight For Your Right (Vocals By Kelis)
  • DJ Morgoth – You’ve Got Another Firestarter Comin’ [The Prodigy vs. Judas Priest]
  • DJ Fresh & High Contrast – How Love Begins (feat. Dizzee Rascal) [Hardcore Will Never Die Edit]
  • The Nextmen & Gentleman’s Dub Club – Raised on the Amen (feat. Gardna)
  • Classical Techno – Vivaldi 2000 (club mix)
  • Associated Rediffusion – Boris Johnson is a C**t
  • DJNoNo – Supercalibreakz (Shy FX vs Julie Andrews)
  • The Beatbox Saboteurs – MF Knees Up
  • PETROL HOERS – #Horseproblems
  • DJNoNo – Jungle Monkees (DJ Krust vs Monkees)
  • Igorrr – Very Noise
  • Ten Masked Men – Physical
  • Richard Cheese – Enter Sandman
  • DJNoNo – Mexican Love War (Public Enemy vs Geoff Love)
  • DJ Schmolli – In The Mood For Some Killing (Glenn Miller & His Orchestra vs Rage Against The Machine)
  • 5th Dimension – Those Were The Days