'The Choice is Yours' is one of the most celebrated 12-inch releases of the early 1990s. The story of why is told on this 7-inch - the first official release on this format (and, technically, the first UK release in any format except as a B-side). The original version, is a fine track in its own right, and is the version you'll find on the seminal 'A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing' album. Built around elements from Johnny Hammond's oft-sampled 'Big Sur Suite' from 1974 and incorporating snatches from Iron Butterfly and the Bar-Kays, it's a truly original, witty track that showcases Dres' deft wordplay and the group's way with a hummable hook. However, what made the song legendary was the reworked version called 'The Choice is Yours (Revisited)', here on the A-side. It more or less rebuilds the track from the foundations and, accompanied by an iconic and acclaimed video, is for many the definitive version.
1) The Choice Is Yours (Revisited) ()
2) The Choice Is Yours ()