'Love to Love You Donna' Summer review: Hit-and-miss

Donna Summer's album, "Love to Love You Donna." Donna Summer's album, "Love to Love You Donna." Photo Credit: Handout

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It's too bad it took Donna Summer's death from lung cancer last year to remind people what a great, influential singer she was. "Love to Love You Donna" (Verve) is a compilation of her greatest hits remixed by some of today's hottest producers, along with a previously unreleased song, "La Dolce Vita," that she had been working on that Giorgio Moroder recently completed as a worthy celebration of their disco collaborations.

The remixes are a mixed bag, with a playful Chromeo & Oliver take on "Love Is in Control" and Laidback Luke's sweeping renovation of "Macarthur Park" working best, and Masters at Work's odd take on "Last Dance" coming up short.


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"Love to Love You Donna"


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BOTTOM LINE The compilation of remixes is hit-and-miss.

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