This list was originally going to be 10 tracks but that just wasn't enough so I decided to extend it out to the top 25.

25. Robert Miles - Children [Dream Version]

I think everyone has heard this song and everyone knows that it is awesome.

24. Rank 1 - Airwave

This is such a great easy listening trance jam. As always Rank 1 has amazing string synths that bring you in emotionally.

23. Cosmic Gate - Exploration of Space (Original mix)

This one is a classic. I love, as most people do, the melody in the middle of the song where it breaks down. It's awesome.

22. Heatbeat - Vergatron (Original Mix)

This track is awesome for the hardcore part at 4:41. The first time I heard it I didn't even know what was going on. You have this organ sound mixed with a dreamy piano mixed with a crazy synth melody. It's one of the most unique mixes of instruments to me and everything fits together perfectly. My favorite from the Heatbeat duo.

21. Susana ft Jorn van Deynhoven - Never Mine

This is an underrated track that has one of the coolest parts ever in a song. The only problem with this track is that it is on the short side and all the longer remixes don't have this same sound.

20. Alex M.O.R.P.H. - Eternal Flame

This song has a beautiful piano with a great atmospheric vibe. Alex Morph always has some of the most emotional melodies.

19. Ian Brown - F.E.A.R. (U.N.K.L.E. Remix)

I first heard this track at the end of a popular James Lavelle mix and I was blown away. This song just builds and really moves you.

18. Armin van Buuren presents Gaia - J'ai Envie De Toi

This guy just knows what he's doing. A solid release all around.

17. Tiesto - Elements of Life

This is standard Tiesto: unique sounds, great beat, great melody, great atmosphere. This is just a solid track all around.

16. Orjan Nilsen - Legions (Original Mix)

What an awesome melody this song has. Orjan Nilsen is certainly no stranger to writing uplifting trance and this is no exception. This one always brings me up :)

15. Imphenzia - Spirit Within You

I discovered Imphenzia while browsing around Youtube one day and fell in love with his sound. Most of his tracks are more psytrance where they have that oldschool feel from the late 1990's, which I absolutely love.

14. Rank 1 - Symfo

Rank 1's use of strings is breathtaking. I love the way this song sounds like an orchestra mixed with electronic music. Great stuff.

13. Paul Oakenfold - Southern Sun (Original Mix)

This is my favorite Oakenfold song. The guy obviously knows a thing or two when it comes to electronic dance music.

12. Armin Van Buuren - Nova Zembla

This remix is just crazy. I love the whole progression of this song. I love the square sounds and I love drill sounds. And obviously the vocals and lead synth are amazing.

11. M6 - Opus Sectrum (Original Mix)

This is a fairly simple song that has such a great melody. This is one of those tracks that you can completely zone out to and just enter a different world. This track takes you away throughout the entirety of it.

10. Dash Berlin - Waiting

Dash Berlin is one of the best vocal trance artists there is. The vocals in this track are quite touching and uplifting.

9. Tiesto - He's a pirate

If you want to talk films score remixes this is probably the best one ever. Tiesto took an already awesome film score and just made it a thousand times better. I don't know how he did it but he did.

8.Andrew Rayel - Aeon of Revenge

Andrew Rayel is a master with mixing piano with trance. I love the way this track progresses and then finally builds up into strong detuned synth leads. This one has great energy.

7. Paul Van Dyk - Let Go

Paul Van Dyk has always been a favorite of mine and this is my favorite track of his. I think Let Go, and this mix in particular, just has the right rhythm and feel. This whole track flows together really smooth and the overall melody and vocals are uplifting.

6. Armin Van Buuren - Mirage

What makes Mirage so appealing to me is the diversity of instruments being used. It starts off with nice atmospheric vocals and slowly builds to a trancey synth and then later climaxes with metal guitar and drums. It's awesome to see metal and trance incorporated together so well :)

5. Alex M.O.R.P.H. - Walk The Edge

Alex M.O.R.P.H. is a trance genius. I love the way this song has 3 main stages. It starts out and builds up to a nice pad with the main melody. It then breaks completely down into a super emotional string, vocal session. It then slowly works its way back into the crux of the song where you get the lead synth and full percussion. This song is brilliant!

4. Andrew Rayel - 550 (Senta Aether Mix)

This is the first track I heard by Andrew Rayel and it is still my favorite of his. I think this is Andrew Rayel at his best. I love how the track uses the same melody throughout most of the song and shifts from synth to piano back to synth and then just builds up strong with the percussion. This track is great to work out to.

3. Armin Van Buuren - Tuvan (Original Mix)

I remember this track as being one of the most listened to tracks while I was writing my book a few years back. This track is just so uplifting and so powerful. Of all of Armin Van Buuren's tracks this would have to be my favorite -- the melody and the energy is just amazing. I love the way it slowly builds and builds before finally taking off at 2:54. The way this melody transforms and takes you through an experience is just brilliant.

2.5 Kelly Andrew - Beyond The Stars (Emotional Mix)

This is one of the newer awesome trance songs I have discovered (hence the number 2.5). I think it belongs here on the list. Kelly Andrew is a badass composer and one of the most talented artists there is. If you want to talk about uplifting and emotional trance this is it. This song takes you on a journey like no other. Close your eyes, buckle up and let this song take you beyond the stars! He is highly, highly underrated. He has many more awesome trance and film songs.

2.25 Armin Van Buuren - Embrace

I recently discovered this new track and had to add it to this list. This is an immediate classic and 100% Armin Van Buuren. It has his signature sound. This track actually reminds me a lot of a mix between Mirage and Tuvan. It makes great use of instruments not normally used in trace, like a Spanish sounding trumpet, perfectly working together with synths tell a story. This track, like so many of the best tracks, takes you on an actual journey through many different ups and down. The track builds up and then slows down and then builds up and slows down again. This is beautiful trance to me and it doesn't get better than this.

2. Alex M.O.R.P.H. feat. Sylvia Tosun - An Angel's Love (Vocal Mix)

I first heard this track on A State of Trance's Top 20 of 2011. The track was rated #2 for the year and when it hit the breakdown about 2 minutes in I was truly amazed. This is probably the most emotional trance track I have ever heard. The warm string synths, the angelic vocals, the exhilarating lead, this track is just filled with emotion. If you've never heard this song before buckle up and prepare to be taken on a journey.

1. Tiesto - Forever Today

Ever since first hearing this song I have been taken away by it. Magical, soothing, emotional, heroic are all adjectives to describe the journey this masterpiece takes you on. To this day the song still touches me deep within and brings out a level of peace and joy. I love the way the song changes in and out of the emotional breakdowns and the progressive leads. The song builds more and more until it finally starts its climax at 7:09. To this day I have not heard a trance song that moves me as much as this one. Hats off to Tiesto for creating this masterpiece.

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Imphenzia: Thanks for the mention

I'm glad you decided to go from top-10 to top-25 because I was thrilled to be listed at #15 in such a great selection of trance tracks.

Thanks again =)

/ Imphenzia

Quinton Figueroa: Of course :) Your music is
@Imphenzia (view comment)

Of course :) Your music is awesome man. I wish more people knew about you and you got the credit you deserve.

Wozz: Not what i was looking for

Not what i was looking for but decided to take check anyway.

Sorry but this list has no form on respectability of there isn't a Above & Beyond track on there. That's a fact.

Anonymous: Exactly what I was thinking
@Wozz (view comment)

Exactly what I was thinking

Valentin: Nobody is able to embrace the
@Wozz (view comment)

Nobody is able to embrace the unembraceable. The Universe of trance is endless. So any of trance listeners is entitled to do his/her own choice. All in all, there is no accounting for taste.

goat: Tiesto is utter bollox,

Tiesto is utter bollox, Trance lived and died in the 90's, this dick knows fuck all

Felipe: Not that list-y

Hey man, 1st of all i do respect your taste and it is good to have people who likes trance. I have seen your selection and though some of the tracks are really good, like Children, Airwave and even 550 Senta, i suggest you to listen more Trance, so you can broaden your criteria. Here are my suggestions in no particular order.

Energy 52 - Cafe del Mar (Three n One Remix)
Humate - Love Stimulation (Paul van Dyk's Love Club Mix)
Armin van Buuren - Communication
Gouryella - Tenshi
Gouryella - Walhalla
Chicane - Offshore
Banco De Gaia - Heliopolis
Dance 2 Trance - We Came in Peace
James Holden - Nothing (93 Returning mix)
Art of Trance - Madagascar (Cygnus X mix)
Astral Projection - Mahadeva
Motorcycle - As The Rush Comes (Armin van Buuren Universal Religion Mix)
Above and Beyond - No One on Earth (Gabriel and Dresden mix)
Will Atkinson - Victims
ReOrder & Sue McLaren - Hands Of Time (Dan Stone Remix)
Neptune Project - Temple of Artemis
Neptune Project - Lost All My Tears (The Noble Six Remix)
Active SIght - Out Of Our Lives
Gouryella - Ligaya
Gouryella - Gouryella
Lost Tribe - Game Master
Nalin & Kane - Beachball (Extended Club Mix)
The Age of Love - Age of Love (Jam & Spoon's Watch out for Stella mix)
Sasha - Xpander

And this is just a sample of all the good trance out there, though real trance is always good.

Karan Singh: You have a very refined and

You have a very refined and great taste in trance. I really loved all of the tracks in the list above. Thank u so much for compiling this list of most uplifting and cathartic trances.

Tom: It's so hart to do this kind of lists

Its a good list, but its very hard to do a short list after hearing so many good tracks. I have to mention:
Ram - Ramsterdam (Jorn van Deynhoven Remix)
Roger Shah & Signum - Healesville Sanctuary (Roger Shah Mix)
Mac Zimms - L'Annonce de Couleurs
Veracocha - Carte Blanche (Original Mix)
Paul Van Dyk - For An Angel
DJ Tiesto - Adagio For Strings
Delerium Feat. Sarah Mclachlan - Silence (Airscape Remix)

and there is much more but is hard to this kind of lists.
And one of my favorite ASOT is episode 421, so many great tracks in just that one episode.

safwan: thanks

the list is awesome.

RRon: This has to be a wind up I

This has to be a wind up I thought that was a dreadful selection of 25 "Best Trance tracks". At the very least I was expecting to listen to some decent music hopefully people aren't going through this thinking what a terrible genre as it really doesn't do it justice ... I'm not sure if the person who made this has been exposed to good music yet .

Quinton Figueroa: What would you consider good
@RRon (view comment)

What would you consider good trance?

Arvind B: My 2 cents uh songs

What about "Ferry Corsten - Made of love" or Ana Criado - Sunset Boulevard

Cippi thea: Old school all time trance

Avancada - Jump Pump Break
Green Court - Follow me
Lautsprecher - Omni bus
Bad Habit Boys - Weekends
Klubbheads - Kickin Hard
and other dj's like Joshua Ryan, Kosmonova, Rollergirl...

Ben: Tunnnnnes!

Great list. BUT you missed some of the all time greats . If you want to talk Tiesto you missed magic journey and suburban train. As well As Armin - clear blue moon.

Ron van de beuken - Sunrise
Signum - Second Wave
Yahel - For the people (Waves of sound = album of the year 2000)
Orbital- One perfect sunrise
James holden - Into the dawn>?
Spoiled and zigo? More and more
Cream- Paul van D (?)

bishwajit: armin van Buren is awesome

armin van Buren is awesome
I love music
if anyone wanna learn music. discuss make new music
please contact me on my what's app number
email - [email protected]

djskiesthelimit: I like it

The problem with trance is that there are too many great songs that were made and that is still made since this genre just keep on growing and I find it somewhat difficult to keep up with all the great ones that are released. That's why I welcome your list since I found a few songs I did not know even exist and I love them. I think you really did a neat job with the list. It's understandable that one cannot put every trance song that's really good on a 25 list, there is simply way too many. Taking that into account, I want to thank you for a list I really enjoy and I'm also glad I found your website, it's great!

Mickael: Trance song

Check this guys
. Ron van den buken timeless remix
. Temple one walk the line
. Suncatcher lightshow
. calling your name thrillseekers remix
. Mike van Fabio complicity
. Allen watt-Mike van Fabio velvet blue
. James Dymond renegade
. Ummet ozcan timewave zeo
. Rapid eye circa forever Rapid eye remix
. Ardi premonition
. Mike van Fabio skyliner
. SoundLift revenge
. Mike van Fabio Geert Huinink the Kingdom original Epic
. Paul rigel reminiscence
.Kiran m sajeev magical Journey
. Rank one opus 17
. Paul miller plick plack

Peter: Brilliant selection, much

Brilliant selection, much appreciated. Cheers

Shiv: I miss Omnia. You can listen

I miss Omnia. You can listen and sure love it.

Rill: Great selection

Great selection, I agree with djskiesthelimi. There are too many great trance songs and it is impossible know everyone. My best classic is Inertia - The system (Original mix).

Dan: Let me introduce you to New

Let me introduce you to New World - Ushio And check out any track on the Abora label.

Quinton Figueroa: I have this track on my

I have this track on my soundcloud favorites and I love it! Great share!

new: WTF

What for a deepshiiit is that dude?
Are you from XIX century???
Miles - Children, Tiёsto, van Buuren etc bla bla... are you fucccking SERIOUSLY, G???
Even my grandparents has finished to listen to this old junk many MANY years ago...

ismet yasar: Right Said Fred ,...

Lol , you were really good !

Mo : The Mother Of All Trance Anthems

This track should be number 1, hands down the best track of ALL time! Don't believe me? Go and see the comments on the YouTube video

Push - Universal Nation (Original Mix)

Lie on the bed, eyes closed, headphones on, then meet me on the other side of the Galaxy.

Telegram me @mosheikh if you liked the track

Cosmotan: Yeah amazing space-track dude

Yeah amazing space-track dude, i need more fuel for my space ship so drop some more if you can :)

Carlos: This got to be a (very)

This got to be a (very) personal top all i see here is "newstyle" trance after 1999, Trance was born in Germany not U.K. and for me all time tops are tracks like Jam & Spoon - Right in the night, Age of Love - Age of Love, Robert Miles - Children, Darude - Sandstorm (yes it's trance) Cosmic Gate - Exploration of Space, Paul Van Dyk - For An Angel, Dance 2 Trance - Power of American Natives, Ayla - Ayla and so on... BTW not all trance is uplifting... You have Hardtrance, Acid, Progressive, Goa, Psy, Vocal, Dream...

Tiesto Edit: Wtf

This list is fucking terrible. I mean terrible. Wheres Cafe Del Mar? Age of Love? Why is Forever today the number 1 track on here? These tracks are all pretty mediocre or have been done before. Compared to these, Airwave and Children should have been at the top of the list. Paul van Dyk has made way better tracks than 'Let Go'. Words, For an Angel, and his remix of Love simulation are much better. No oliver lieb tracks are on here either, what a shame. Also, the fact that He's a pirate is on here instantly makes this list 1000x worse. Go do your homework before posting a shitty list like this. Thanks.

DJ Tanis: Stunned....

I'm STILL stunned that in all these various Top "anything" lists, including this one, how you cannot have VNV Nation anywhere...nothing...nada? How in the world did Paul Oakenfold or Perry Forsten not make this list either. I'm sorry but Tiesto needs to WRITE something from start to finish before he gets to make any of these lists....not rip other's stuff and jangle it around for his own use. Simply disgusted with this. Only a couple on here worthy of a top 25.... Just a humble opinion.

ismet yasar: Since when did you listen to

Since when did you listen to this genre , buddy ! you ain't heard nothing yet , where is Aly & Fila - Eye of Horus , Astura - Orion's Belt , Rico Soarez - Timeless , Mind sensation - Violet , Superdrivers - Pole Position , Tranquility Base - Razorfish , Cyclone - Riviera , etc... the list is endless

ismet yasar: I also hate Tiesto's so

I also hate Tiesto's so called compilations , In Search of Sunrise , Magik Journeys , where he jangles others works , pretending he made it !

Anonymous: You must be out of our mind
@ismet yasar (view comment)

You must be out of our mind to say such a thing. He didn't pretend it's his stuff, he made a compilation and showed it to the public. ISOS is great and larger than you'll ever be.

Rhyseh: No Andy Blueman

Surely Sea Tides and a Time to Rest should rate in this list?

Time to Rest:

Sea Tides:

shubhneesh : great list.... really awesome

Really epic...

Lasse Toft-Nielsen: Imphenzia, Spirit within you

A few weeks before reading this article i stumbled upon Spirit within you on youtube. It's an absolute masterpiece!! Top 5 at least on my list!!

Best regards from Denmark

Apostolos Kolovos: All these songs are in a good

All these songs are in a good quality level but definitely there are YOUR FAVORITE SONGS and NOT the TOP 25 TRANCE OF ALL TIMES. Because I can't imagine that there would be lists with BEST TRANCE SONGS without "Age of Love-Jam & Spoon", "Sandstorm-Darude", "Bullet in the Gun-Planet Perfecto/Paul Oakenfold", "Adagio For Strings-William Orbit", "Saltwater-Chicane" and OF COURSE THE FIRST TRANCE / PSY TRANCE THAT CREATED EVER: "Our Darkness- Anne Clark". Finally the song "Let Go-Paul Van Dyk" has nothing to do with Trance Music mate.

Michael: @Mickael Those are some great

@Mickael Those are some great tracks - underground trance-ish - I love it!! : )

Android: I found awesome melodic

I found awesome melodic trance playlist on spotify,recommend it for real trance lovers:

james quinn: my top ten in no order

Matt Darey - from russia with love
Ayla - Ayla
Verachoca - Carte Blanch
Lost Tribe - Happiness Happening
PUSH - Universal Nation
Solar Stone - 7 cities
Age of Love - Age of Love
Lost Tribe - Angel
Binary Finary 1998

Armin - Communication

rob: your top 25

Hi, like me I can tell you have listened to a LOT of trance, fair bit of variety in there. I found trance in 2001 (in my 40's would you believe), and realised what I'd missed before, while I still hanker over those great days I still trawl through youtube adding periodically to my favourites, link here:
Sure it's a plug but I PROMISE you will find some superb unheard by the masses tracks in there, including a couple of the one you have in your top 25
If you do nothing else take a listen to Cape Town - Metaphorique (Ferry Tayle Neverending Story Mix), I found this a couple of years ago and whilst my number one keeps changing I think this will forever be in my top 3, it just sums up everything I love about modern trance

Ravi Sah: waw very nice i loved it :)

waw very nice i loved it :)

Haris: To each his own, but I find

To each his own, but I find this trance list utter bullox. There's a lot better trance out there than some bland and bizarre melodies

Royston: Your Top 25

It's your list and there are some nice tracks in there, however I would like you to consider the following tracks:

System F - Out of the blue (Original - Ferry Corsten)
Vincent De Moor - Fly away (Original)
Fridge - Angel (Ralph Fridge original)
Fridge - Paradise
Pulp Victim - The World '99 (Moonman Club Mix - Ferry Corsten) arguably greatest trance melody ever.
The Generator - Where are you now (Moonman Club Mix - Ferry Corsten)
Gouryella - Gouryella (Original - Ferry Corsten)
Gouryella - Walhalla (Both Original and the Armin Van Buuren 'Rising Star' Remix)
Legend B - Lost in Love (Red Jerry Remix)
Blank & Jones - Desire (Original)
Blank & Jones - Beyond Time (Original)
Ayla - Ayla (Veracocha remix)
Veracocha - Carte Blanche (Orginal - Ferry Corsten & VdM)

I could go on forever and ever

Trance Vocals: Rank 1's Airwave is an

Rank 1's Airwave is an absolute classic!! I particularly like the updated vocal mix of this track.

Mark: Blank & Jones Cream. That is

Blank & Jones Cream. That is all ?

Sid Bream: I say stuff all the tossers

I say stuff all the tossers who sold out trance. There are very few trance DJ's left, but Alex Morph is one of them, and these two tracks are easily number 1 deadheat. The End.

Andrew Collins: My Top 40

First thing I want to say is don't listen to these haters; this list is golden. While I do think everyone is entitled to their opinion, these songs are some of the most uplifting trance songs there are. On another note, this list made me want to make my own list of tracks.. so I made my personal top 40 to share with you all. There's nothing I love more than the awe-inspiring, raw emotion that can come from a great trance track, especially when you have memories attached to it. While my list has some tracks that are more upbeat than most on this list I think you guys will like it. These songs have given me so much joy and I hope they can do the same for you. Also even though I put these songs in order from 40-1, most of these songs you just can't put in order. Though I encourage you to listen all the way through cause they get better down the list.

40. Perfectly - Alexander Popov & DJ Feel
39. Smiley Smilesworth - Estiva
38. Lean On Me - Giuseppe Ottaviani
37. DJ Ease My Apollo Road (Dash Berlin Mashup) - Dash v ATB
36. Orbion - Armin van Buuren
35. Live Forever - Ferry Corsten
34. Exploration of Space (Original Mix) - Cosmic Gate
33. More Than Anything (Stoneface & Terminal Dub) - Gareth Emery
32. 6Am (Kyau & Albert Remix) - Cressida
31. Sanctuary (Club Mix) - Gareth Emery
30. Hide & Seek (Tiësto's In Search of Sunrise Remix) - Imogen Heap
29. No One On Earth (Gabriel & Dresden Remix) - Above & Beyond
28. Heal This Empty Heart - Giuseppe Ottaviani
27. An Angel's Love (Vocal Mix Edit) - Alex M.O.R.P.H
26. Man On The Run (Original Vocal Mix) - Dash Berlin
25. Skyfire (Original Mix) - Shogun ...btw the man on the run vs. skyfire mashup is unreal
24. In and Out of Love (Richard Durand Remix) - Armin van Buuren
23. Rain - Armin van Buuren
22. Sun & Moon (Club Mix) - Above & Beyond
21. Love Is Darkness - Sander Van Doorn
20. Fall With Me (Original Mix) - Ben Gold
19. Aeon of Revenge - Andrew Rayel
18. In the Dark (Tiesto 2010 Remix) - Tiesto
17. The New World - Markus Schulz
16. Adagio For Strings - Tiësto
15. Just Be - DJ Tiësto
14. Ecstacy (Classic Bonus Track) - ATB
13. Lost For Words (Club Mix) - Giuseppe Ottaviani
12. Do You Dream (Uplifting Vocal Mix) - Markus Schulz
11. Children (Dream Version) - Robert Miles
10. Out of the Sky (Kyau & Albert Remix) - Lange
9. Tuvan - Gaia
8. Can't Sleep - Above & Beyond
7. Alchemy (Original Mix) - Above & Beyond
6. Till the Sky Falls Down (Vocal Mix) - Dash Berlin
5. Concrete Angel (Original Mix) - Gareth Emery
4. I Don't Deserve You (Giuseppe Ottaviani Remix) - Paul van Dyk
3. Fine Without You - Armin van Buuren
2. Elements of Life - Tiësto
1. Tracking Treasure Down Revisited feat. Molly (Edit) - Gabriel & Dresden
(Only this version though. It took me so long to find because it was only released outside the US. Brutal quality I know but you can buy it on amazon):

NatM: OMG I do love you sooooo much
@Andrew Collins (view comment)

OMG I do love you sooooo much... the list is incredible, so many songs I forgot about... So many memories, almost every one of them. You saved me so much time, my old laptop has lost hundreds of my songs when hard drive broke few years ago and since few days I am just in the moon for all good trance, just completing my new playlist. Thank you so much! :-)

Mark: you missed something

Wow, how could you not mention Luminary - Amsterdam. In version Super 8 & Tab Remix this is just THE BEST TRANS YOU HAVE EVER HEARD

Allan Mc: He got the ball rolling for all your trance songs

1 - System F - Out of the blue my favourite of all time
2 - Heavens Cry - I don't need this - Heard it in Sundissential and had to sing the beats loads of times to random people before I got the name of the song. Better than the more famous Heavens Cry Til tears do us apart which the Tidy Boys loved. Where are they now, What does a hard house DJ d when his club closes without reason. Sunnie D's was always packed.
Follow Me - Lange is a beautiful song revitalised by Kevin and Perry go large (dubious choice of film but I can't help watching it everytime I'm pissed and the wife has gone to bed) Soundtrack is also dubious except Luvstruck Spinners and this fine song.
All of Tony De Vit songs - I'm playing burnin up as I type, the birth master of trance and hard house. My friends mum was chucking out an old club music CD pack and there was a TDV tape from Nightingales. Amazing, I need to upload it so that everybody else can here it.. Where can I do that?
loads of others are just as wonderful and not numbered in my head.

*****This thread led me down a youtube wormhole of even more music that I haven't heard before that should have appeared. Everybody has got a say in the comments Well done Sir!******

Trance is wonderful, I always have a good night out at Trance events except the latest Slinky which was pay more, get through the queue that they just made up and I didn't feel the vibe of the clubbers of the late nineties early 00's but that is when I started clubbing (I never got to Passion Coalville, I chickened out of the trance night for a boshing Hard House. I don't like the way music changes Trance and Hard House kind of fell by the wayside when Hardstlyle and breakbeats stuff come in. I prefer nice clean stuff. I can listen to my Vinyl all day and my children love it. It is timeless music which is unlike pop music, except the ones you like, but like everything it disappears unless you remember it and play it. It instantly uplifts me in my car. 99th Floor Elevators - Hooked TDV mix. Play more Tony De Vit like Burnin up. Most music get's remixed and sold as new to the kids as though it's new (Tracy Chapman Fast Car) Once again. nice thread, can we have one for Hard House please.

Watch "Trade - The original all night bender on youtube. It was before my time but you get the atmosphere love, peace and an institution which has gone now. I know we all grow up and have kids but I'd love to have what we had back. I'm off too Sundissential this Aug 27 and I hope that it has the same vibe and not like my Slink Night. I am not hopeful as there are so many ticket types on the website inc. Queue Jumping which I believe is morally wrong.

Good stuff!

Avro Arrow: There's something that you're not really getting here....

This list is VERY personal to you and I can understand that but subjective "best" lists are absolute garbage. You ranked the GREATEST trance track of all-time at #25? How do I know that it's the greatest? EVERYONE ON THE PLANET knows Robert Miles' Children, usually from just the first piano keystroke! It is BY FAR the best-selling, most famous and most iconic trance track in music history and you rank it at #25? That's nothing more than a token rank! In only ONE album, Robert Miles established himself as the King of Trance. Children, Fable, One and One and Fantasya ALL belong in a list of this type. Those were the tracks that attracted the masses to the genre and allowed it to grow to what it is. I'm not taking anything away from Tiesto, Jam & Spoon or Armin van Buren but even they would admit that without Dreamland, trance as a genre wouldn't be even 1/10th as big as it is today. Children and Fable should be #1 and #2 on ANY trance list, because it was those songs specifically were the biggest trance blockbuster tracks of all time. It's true that there are many incredible trance albums that were major forces in the establishment of trance as a standalone genre but none of them were even close to the juggernaut that was Dreamland.

Cijun: I see many many very good

I see many many very good tracks. But very emotional for me are tracks like "The Thrillseekers - Song For Sendai (Original Mix)" / "Above & Beyond - Sun In Your Eyes" / "Kenny Hayes - Ibiza Sky (Alex M.O.R.P.H. Remix)" / "Van Roezel - I Miss You (PharaX Club Mix)" / "Dj Gard - Nature 2.0 (Extended Mix)" and much more...

jim300: subjective and unhelpful recos

This list is fluff with no criteria other than "i like them" and other emotional woo-woo. Any 'best of trance' list without even a mention of geniuses like Lieb, and Posford (even if you don't list any of their tracks) is at best, superficial and ignorant. Even BT had more innovation and sugar on one album than what most of the producers on this list's entire output put together amounts to. I don't care much for BT's stuff, either.

Alex Call: What about For an Angel by

What about For an Angel by Paul van Dyk!!!!!?????!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

Anonymous: William Orbit - Samuel

William Orbit - Samuel Barber's Adagio For Strings (Ferry Corsten remix)

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