Faithless ‎– Insomnia

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Arista ‎– 07822-13333-1
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Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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A1 Insomnia (Armand's European Vacation Mix)
Remix – Armand Van Helden
8:09
A2 Insomnia (Armand's Mission To Mars Mix)
Edited By [Re-editing & Overdubbing] – Neil Petricone, The Fitch BrothersRemix – Armand Van Helden
8:49
B1 Insomnia (Monster Mix)
Rap, Written-By [Rap] – Maxi JazzRemix – Goetz, Rollo & Sister Bliss
8:34
B2 Insomnia (De Donatis Mix)
Rap, Written-By [Rap] – Maxi JazzRemix – De Donatis*
7:35

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Cover photo from "Insomnia" video.

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  • Barcode: 078221333313

Other Versions (5 of 81) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CHEKCD 010 Faithless Insomnia(CD, Single) Cheeky Records CHEKCD 010 UK 1995 Sell This Version
82876 69030 1 Faithless Insomnia(12") Cheeky Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. 82876 69030 1 UK 2005 Sell This Version
82876724681 Faithless Insomnia 2005(12") Cheeky Records 82876724681 UK 2005 Sell This Version
82876724692 Faithless Insomnia 2005(CD, Single, CD2) Cheeky Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment 82876724692 UK 2005 Sell This Version
0515772 Faithless Insomnia(CD, Maxi) Jive, Cheeky Records 0515772 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version

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April 23, 2014
Seminal Remixes by Armand Van Helden.

The Mission To Mars Mix carried his more standard Speed Garage sound, with an absolutely menacing bassline. What's more notable about this mix is that it proved to be the template for which all Speed Garage tracks were subsequently created. The drums sampled over and over and over again...

The European Vacation Mix was somewhat different for Armand in that he paid respect to the original by keeping the main riff, and was also most notable for it's use of the Big Ben chimes on the drop. Armand's original version of this mix was a Dub with very few vocals (later released as 'Armand's Unreleased Mix' on the "Bring My Family Back" Single). The label requested more vocals be added, at which point the X-Mix crew took over - Lenny Bertoldo and Armand's manager Neil Petricone. Lacing the vocals over Armand's Production perfectly, and in the process taking an incredible track by Rollo, Sister Bliss and Maxi Jazz and elevating it to a new level.