What would a Masters At Work remix of “Get Get Down” sound like? If history had gone differently, we might now know…

Paul Johnson has always been proud of “Get Get Down”. Ever since it came out in 1999 and was licensed to numerous labels, including Defected in the UK, he regularly references it. His forthcoming tour is even named after the song.

The song was remixed by Nerio’s Dubwork, Harry Romero, Laidback Luke, Sounds of Life and numerous others over the years – but there’s one remix of the track which never happened. Johnson approached Masters At Work to ask them to remix it – and they turned it down.

According to a Facebook post from the man himself, it was because they thought it was perfect already. Of course, there’s no word in there as to how much money was on the table. The average remix fee for Masters At Work in that era was in the low five figures…