Ultra Naté releases first remixes of hit single UNBREAKABLE

John 'JC' Carr Remix / 808 Beach Lifesaver Remix


The Mother Lode

Already setting the planet’s biggest radio waves on fire, Ultra Naté’s UNBREAKABLE is now remixed for the dance floor, as the first of two major edit packages drop worldwide.

As the likes of BBC Radio 2, GAYDIO, SiriusXM Utopia, Selected Radio, FUN Radio, Radio FG, Hits Radio and more air Ultra’s latest anthem, it was only a matter of time before the single got a reworking specifically for the club arena.

One of Ultra’s most prolific collaborators, and co-producer on UNBREAKABLE, John ‘JC’ Carr (“You’re Free” with Icona Pop; “SURVIVOR”) swings in with a deliciously squelchy, funky reworking loaded with depth-charged bass runs and vibrant percussion, elevated piano sections that segue into jacking electro breakdowns, all underpinned by Ultra’s celebratory topline. Carr also joins forces with Ultra’s long-time manager Bill Coleman for the 808 BEACH Lifesaver Remix. A sumptuous, chugging groover, their version is “a throwback to 90s NYC and Chicago house anthems marrying Ultra’s empowered vocal stylings with a fierce, reverent nod to Lil Louis’ and Joi Cardwell’s classic ‘Saved My Life’ (Vintage Down Under Mix)”.

Bill explains, “Lil Louis and Joi Cardwell are legends and from back in the day fam. Our special 808 BEACH DJ edit of UNBREAKABLE is about shamelessly remembering and honoring a bunch of dance floor peeps, ’90’s house heads and members of our club life community that are no longer with us.”

Speaking about the single’s huge run of form and the new remixes, Ultra said: “John Carr has been consistently doing the most amazing work on my “ULTRA“ album project. This first official remix of “UNBREAKABLE“, a song so close to my heart, is impeccable! He has really captured the moment, and taken the song straight to clubland dance floors from the Main Stage to the underground. It’s the perfect way to come out of the gate for an anthemic launch into the holiday season.”




Named one of Billboard Magazine’s Greatest Dance Artists Of All Time, and with a career spanning three decades and spawning massive crowd stompers such as Twisted, Automatic, Party Girl, New Kind Of Medicine, Found A Cure, How Long (Ultra Flava), If You Could Read My Mind, and the seminal, evergreen anthem Free, US singer, songwriter, DJ and producer Ultra Naté continues to be an integral force within the life blood of global House Music.

One of the first house music artists to sign a major label deal with she inked paper with Warner Music UK, Ultra Naté’s sound has continually embraced a variety of genres including House, Soul, Disco, Electro-Pop, R&B, HipHop and Rock. Her catalogue is one steeped in timeless classics, impressive accolades and creative highlights with everyone from The Basement Boys, Nellee Hooper, D-Influence, Mood II Swing, Nona Hendryx, Lenny Kravitz and Frankie Knuckles, to N’Dea Davenport, NERVO, Todd Terry, Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child), 4 Hero, Deee-lite, Masters At Work, Roger Sanchez and more.

Ultra’s biggest single ‘Free’ shows no sign of letting up, 25 years after its original release. Ultra a widely noted ally of the international LBGTQIA+ community, Free was universally named one of the Top Pride anthems of all time during 2019’s unprecedented global World Pride celebrations. In 2020 Tomorrowland’s influential One World Radio included the track in the Top 10 of its ‘Best Ibiza Anthems of All Time’. In 2021, Ultra was invited by dance maestro Pete Tong to close out his Ibiza Classics tour with Jules Buckley and the Heritage Orchestra, performing Free in front of crowds of up to 90,000. June 2022 saw Swedish Pop duo Icona Pop collaborate with Ultra for a revised version of Free, titled You’re Free and aptly released on Ultra Records. In July 2022 Ultra gave a historic performance of Free at a sold out Wembley Stadium for the Women’s Euro 2022 final, alongside Becky Hill and Stefflon Don. In October 2022, at the invitation of Pete Tong, Ultra returned to the UK to record a sensational new Orchestral version of Free (Do What U Want) with LP Giobbi and Jules Buckley that incorporates Rozalla’s classic, Everybody’s Free, exclusively for Amazon Music on Ministry of Sound.

November 20, 2023 12:00pm ET by The Mother Lode  

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