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Watch The Story Of The Shapeshifters’ chart-topping house classic, ‘Lola’s Theme’

The making of a ‘00s dance anthem

This is the story of how The Shapeshifters created one of the biggest dancefloor anthems of the ‘00s.

The Shapeshifters AKA Simon Marlin shares exclusive insight into how iconic UK house cut ‘Lola’s Theme’ was made, including the story behind finding the track's Johnnie Taylor sample, its initial white label frenzy, and the mainstream explosion that followed.

Electronic music history is rich with unforgettable and timeless classics. In our The Story Of series, DJ Mag explores the tales behind some of the world's favourite dance tracks, told by the people that made them.

You can watch the episode above, and subscribe to DJ Mag's YouTube channel for more exclusive content here.

Check out more of The Story Of series with Acraze, Chicane, Faithless, and more, here.