Leftfield ‎– Song Of Life

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Hard Hands ‎– HAND 002T
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Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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Tracklist

A Song Of Life 9:13
B1 Dub Of Life 5:08
B2 Fanfare Of Life 6:08

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Credits

Notes

Dedicated to the memory of Steve Walters whose support, friendship and encouragement will never be forgotten

Made in Great Britain.

B side ends with a locked groove.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): HAND-002 (T) A-1 BC2289
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): HAND-002 (T) B-1 BC2289

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
hand 002 cd Leftfield Song Of Life(CD, Single) Hard Hands hand 002 cd UK 1992 Sell This Version
HAND 002R Leftfield Song Of Life(12", No ) Hard Hands HAND 002R UK 1992 Sell This Version
HAND 002R Leftfield Song Of Life(12", Bar) Hard Hands HAND 002R UK 1992 Sell This Version
HAND 002 T LeftField Song Of Life(12", Promo, W/Lbl) Hard Hands HAND 002 T UK 1992 Sell This Version
hand 002 cd Leftfield Song Of Life(CD, Single) Hard Hands hand 002 cd UK Unknown Sell This Version

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8611

8611

August 27, 2019
Future Sound of London - Papua New Guinea? Havana - Ethnic prayer?
GalacticGinga

GalacticGinga

February 22, 2019
There is another track out there that is very similar to this in the sense that it has a female voice doing the "AAAAHHHHHHHHHHHaAAAHHH" thing but it is more trancy, I think it came out in 1991 or 92 not sure. If you know it can you lead me to it? DB's "Pure Trace" tape had it as one of the first songs on it on one of the sides, he sold it at NASA in NYC.
Universe

Universe

November 8, 2006
edited over 13 years ago

'Song Of Life' is certainly one of the all time classic progressive house anthems, but can easily find favour amongst the smoother trance and techno floors.

It expertly uses many of the 'old skool' progressive house staples (i.e. dub, echoes, epic whooshes, and something approaching a banjo!) to great effect. The production is nigh on perfect. What really makes this stand out though is the excellent marriage of a cool groove with infectious understated melodies that are at once joyous and ponderous.

Watch out for the ending that like many a great record (i.e. 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' by Joy Division) finishes off with strings that hint at something altogether different and warmer than that which has preceded it.

Make no mistake, 'Song Of Life' is to progressive house what 'Pacific' by 808 State is to techno and what 'Acperience 1' is to trance.