Editors’ Notes After disco’s popularity waned in the early ’80s, dance music went underground, but it bounced back in the ’90s, kicking off a new golden age of club sounds with universal appeal. Much of that energy came from house and techno, as chart-smashing acts like Soul II Soul, Deee-Lite, and Technotronic turned pumping chords, gospel-inspired vocals, and other soulful staples into enduring, universally beloved anthems. In many ways, this renewed the popularity of disco’s spirit of liberation: Music with deep roots in America’s black and gay communities was suddenly topping charts across the U.S. and Europe. Those early crossovers paved the way for the mainstreaming of dance culture proper: The Prodigy and Chemical Brothers lured rock fans out of the mosh pit and into the clubs with their slyly aggressive tactics, while niche styles like trip-hop, big beat, and even IDM made superstars out of artists like Massive Attack, Fatboy Slim, and Aphex Twin.

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ALBUM
Pump Up the Jam
5:20
 
The Rockafeller Skank
6:53
 
Back to Life (However Do You Want Me) [feat. Caron Wheeler]
3:52
 
Good Life
4:04
 
Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
4:03
 
The Power
3:48
 
Born Slippy (Nuxx) [Remastered]
11:45
 
Plastic Dreams
10:21
 
Around the World
7:09
 
Block Rockin' Beats (Single Version)
5:00
 
All That She Wants
3:31
 
Everybody Everybody
4:07
 
Go (Radio Edit)
3:38
 
The Whistle Song
6:57
 
Finally
4:05
 
What Is Love
3:40
 
Red Alert
4:17
 
5:53
 
Professional Widow (Armand's Star Trunk Funkin' Mix)
3:47
 
Vogue
5:17
 
Burning (Original Vibe Mix)
5:50
 
Sandstorm
3:45
 
The Nervous Track (Ballsy Mix)
6:32
 
The Ha Dance (the official Chip Chop Boriqua Version)
3:22
 
Rain (Remastered)
7:44
 
Show Me Love
4:29
 
Do What You What
6:03
 
Feeling for You
4:37
 
I'll Be Your Friend (Original Def Mix)
7:38
 
Love, Peace and Grease
5:21
 
Black Steel
5:40
 
Unfinished Sympathy
5:08
 
Just Like Before
4:04
 
Partytime
6:27
 
Lovelee Dae (Original Version)
7:36
 
Chime (Live)
5:56
 
Moving On Up
5:28
 
God Is a DJ
8:01
 
Gabriel (Live Garage Version) [feat. Peven Everett]
7:24
 
Kernkraft 400 (Sport Chant Stadium Remix)
5:31
 
Don't Turn Around (Remastered)
3:50
 
Muzik (The Tribal Wild Pitch Mix)
9:05
 
Spin Spin Sugar (Armand's Dark Garage Mix)
9:03
 
Big Time Sensuality (The Fluke Minimix)
4:10
 
Tribal Seagulls
12:46
 
Gangster Trippin'
3:31
 
Marta's Song
4:12
 
Meet Her At the Loveparade (Radio Edit)
3:33
 
Missing (Todd Terry Remix) [Radio Edit]
3:56
 
Feel Alright (Problem Kids meet the Black Science Orchestra) [feat. Black Science Orchestra]
4:20
 
Pennies from Heaven
4:19
 
End This Hate (12" Extended Version)
6:05
 
Sweet Surrender (DJ Tiësto Mix)
7:06
 
Da Funk
5:28
 
Ride On Time
4:32
 
Learn 2 Luv (Mood II Swing Club Mix)
8:17
 
Good Vibrations (feat. Loleatta Holloway)
4:30
 
Groove Is In the Heart
3:51
 
Killer (Radio Edit)
3:56
 
Move [You Make Me Feel So Good]
3:37
 
Give Yourself (Phat Bass Mix)
5:16
 
Oohhh Baby (Todd Edward's Remix Version)
5:39
 
Break 4 Love (New Generation Mix)
5:23
 
Rhythm Is a Dancer
5:32
 
5:39
 
For an Angel
6:21
 
Flat Beat
5:25
 
Halcyon and On and On
9:27
 
The Future of the Future (Stay Gold) [With Everything But the Girl]
9:27
 
Dub Be Good to Me
3:37
 
America: What Time Is Love (Radio Edit)
3:29
 
Things That Make You Go Hmmmm....
5:21
 
9:50
 
I Can't Get No Sleep (Featuring India)
8:12
 
6:39
 
Deep Inside
6:30
 
Hot Music
4:59
 
I Like to Move It (Radio Mix)
3:43
 
Papua New Guinea
6:45
 
Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless) [Basement Boy Strip To The Bone Mix]
7:31
 
Music Is the Answer (Dancin' and Prancin') [feat. Celeda]
9:10
 
Higher State of Consciousness (Tweekin Acid Funk Mix)
6:14
 
Cowgirl (Remastered)
8:29
 
Better off Alone
3:38
 
Silence (feat. Sarah McLachlan) [DJ Tiësto's In Search of Sunrise Edit]
3:55
 
Energy Flash
5:50
 
Blue Skies (with Tori Amos)
Ima
5:04
 
Close To You
5:25
 
Tom's Diner (7" A)
3:48
 
Playing With Knives (Quadrant Mix)
6:47
 
The Bomb! (These Sound Fall Into My Mind) [Radio Edit]
3:23
 
Here Comes the Hotstepper (Heartical Mix)
4:10
 
Good Feeling (TNT Bonus Beats) [Remastered]
4:57
 
Jump N' Move (feat. Jamalski)
3:18
 
Sadeness (Part I)
4:20
 
Only Love Can Break Your Heart
4:29
 
Beautiful People (Mood Ii Swing Dub)
5:27
 
You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
4:18
 
9 PM - Till I Come (Radio Edit)
3:19
 
Be My Lover
4:00
 

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