Trance Nation Mixed by Rank 1 – Out 25th July

Written by Michael

June 7, 2011 11:20 am

The greatest trance album series bar none, Ministry of Sound’s Trance Nation brings together the hottest cuts and floorfillers from the world’s biggest dance music genre.

The first instalment of 2011 comes from Rank 1 aka Piet Bervoets & Benno de Goeij, one of Europe’s most respected electronic outfits, and features tracks and remixes from Armin van Buuren, Eric Prydz, Avicii, Mat Zo, Super8 & Tab, Markus Schulz & Jochen Miller and many more.

Dutch legends, Rank 1, have maintained their position as leading proponents of the genre since breaking through alongside Armin van Buuren, Tiesto and Ferry Corsten during trance’s ‘goldrush’ years at the end of the 1990’s, when their second single, ‘Airwave’, became a hit in over 40 countries and a Top 10 single in the UK. Since then, they’ve become established flagbearers for a movement that has taken over global dancefloors from the UK to South America, Russia and beyond.

Rank 1’s presence has followed the genre they’ve pioneered. From small clubs to stadiums, their story has developed from one-off singles to albums and DJ gigs to live shows – and they’re showing no signs of slowing down in terms of their constant progression. Their gig list reads like a who’s who of Europe’s best festivals, including Trance Energy, Mystery Land, Sunrise, Dance Valley and Nature One.

The album launch party will be at The Gallery @ Ministry of Sound on 29th July.

Rank 1 said: We feel really honoured that Ministry of Sound asked us to compile and mix an edition of the famous Trance Nation series. We’re guessing we’ve been featured a couple of times, but now we’re actually behind the controls. We tried to get across how trance is ever evolving, as many trance djs are blending other styles into their sets. Trance people are – and always have been – really open minded and so it’s great to see how young producers introduce other styles into their sound, which makes trance music still a very exciting genre”.

We’ll be reviewing this album shortly!

Trance Nation – Rank 1

CD 01
1 Super8 & Tab Feat. Julie Thompson My Enemy Rank 1 Remix
2 Duderstadt Yanooa
3 Armin van Buuren Feat. Laura V Drowning Avicii Remix
4 Sander van Doorn Feat. Carol Lee Love Is Darkness
5 Tritonal Feat. Cristina Soto Lifted Matt Zo Remix
6 Bryan Kearney & Liam Melly Second Nature 2nd Phase Remix
7 Kenneth Thomas Feat. Roberta Harrison & Steven Taetz Drive Save The Robot Mix
8 Mathias Moor Reverse The Lies
9 EDU Presents 5tranger Chasing Stars
10 Artento Divini Feat. Cornelis van Dijk My Sanctuary
11 Alejandro Yanni Compressed Progress Thomas Heredia Mix
12 W&W Vs Wezz Devall Phantom
13 Snatt & Vix Serenity Rush
14 Kay Wilder Bringing People Together Moein Remix
15 Michael Jay Parker Rampage
16 Jochen Miller Troucid
17 Cliff Coenraad Oh!Mega
18 Setrise & Matthew Nagle Nailed It

CD 02
1 Rank 1 L.E.D. There Be Light
2 Eric Prydz Niton (The Reason)
3 Ronski Speed & MQue To Be Loved
4 DJ Maxsie & Alex Speaker Hey Yo Darth & Vader Remix
5 Roggu Cookie Monster
6 Markus Schulz & Jochen Miller Rotunda
7 Bartlett Bros & Amex Illuminate Aurosonic Remix
8 Signum Shamisan Shogun Remix
9 Ad Brown Feat. Kerry Leva Memorial (You Were Loved) Maor Levi Club Mix
10 Paul Ercossa Fuzzy Logic
11 Proyal Princess Of Paradise Moein Secret Message Mix
12 Ben Preston Feat. Max Fredrikson Glorious 2011 Cliff Coenraad Repimp
13 Inglide Catch The Rainbow Pmissat & Chris Forward Remix
14 EDU Mayday Anhken Remix
15 Erick Strong Orchids
16 LTN Dim Sum 24 Alexander Popov Remix
17 Jochen Miller U And Eye
18 Lesko & Lorentzen Catch That Moment Robert Burian Remix

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