UPDATE // DECEMBER 9:
When Tiësto dropped his remix for "This Town," I had trouble wrapping my head around a DJ injecting dance beats and transforming something delicate into a brooding club anthem. Now that I've had some time to let it sink in, a new batch of remixes arrives, with contributions from Cheat Codes, Goldhouse, Cabo san and Niko Blank. Listen below:
EARLIER // NOVEMBER 2:
Niall Horan's plunky tune gets transformed into something monstrous.
EDM just couldn't leave Niall Horan's folky acoustic song alone, could it. DJ Tiësto got his hands on the former One Directioner's first solo single and stripped away its charm and character. Now, "This Town" sounds like any generic club pounding mess that's only tolerable if you're entirely wasted. Nice try though.