Euphoria: A Decade of Trance Anthems is a thrown-together release, to be sure, but at least it does a respectable job of compiling a collection of genuine trance anthems. The title of is a misnomer. Dave is a true superstar of dance! Euphoria: A Decade of Trance Anthems is something of a follow-up to 2003 , a 53-track mix by and that chronicles the same turn of the century U. The subtitle of this compilation is a misnomer, however, as several of the most popular tracks on this mix predate the turn of the century, which means that Euphoria: A Decade of Trance Anthems often harks back to the mid- to late '90s rather than the 2000s. Marcella Woods - Beautiful no. While this point may be trivial to some listeners, it's typical of the inattention to detail that has plagued recent Ministry of Sound releases such as this. Delline Bass - Need To Feel Loved Thrillseekers Remix no.
Marsha - Castles In The Sky no. . From start to finish Dave Pearce Trance Anthems is a 3 x cd, 55 track, blast from the past with classics from Armin van Buuren, Chicane, Paul van Dyk, Robert Miles, Faithless and many more. That it happens to bear the name of a well-known radio personality is its only unique quality. Several of them may fall outside of the designated time frame, most of them may be featured in remix versions rather than the originals, and the mixing may leave much to be desired for those who care about such things. It's too bad the first two discs weren't like the third. Yes, there are a lot of trance anthems found on this triple-disc album, but only one of the three discs i.
Then might be worthy of its terribly misleading title. Surely not the work of someone who takes his craft seriously, is unfortunately so generic, it could be credited to anyone. The first two discs are comprised of the same old trance anthems that have been featured on countless compilations and mix albums over the years. The third disc offers a bit of saving grace, compiling recent tracks by some of the bigger names in contemporary trance such as , , and , not to mention production work by himself. Granted, some of these oldies are newly remixed, but these new versions are generally inferior to the originals and feel cheap.
Released on the Ministry of Sound label, is another in a seemingly endless series of mix albums credited to , one of the United Kingdom's best-known ambassadors of trance music. . . . .
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