Paul van Dyk ‎– The Politics Of Dancing 2

Universal Music ‎– 9872991, ‎– 9872991
CD, Compilation, Mixed
CD, Compilation, Enhanced, Mixed

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1-1 Alex Gold String Theory
Producer – Alex GoldWritten-By – Alex Gold, Dave Edge*, Kelly Jones (2)
1-2 Tranquility Base Getting Away (Leama & Moor Remix)
Producer, Mixed By, Performer – Above & BeyondRemix – Leama & MoorWritten-By – Above & Beyond, J.Grant*, P.Siljamäki*, T.McGuinness*
1-3 Calmec Tangerine
Written-By, Producer, Arranged By – Özgür Can
1-4 Jose Zamora & Damian DP feat. Paleday Transatlantic (Andy Moor Remix)
Remix [Additional], Producer [Additional Production] – Andy MoorVocals – PaledayWritten-By, Producer – Damian Di Pascuale, Jose Zamora
1-5 Shiloh Dream On (Luke Chable Remix)
Remix [Additional], Producer [Additional Production] – Luke ChableWritten By – Colin & Justin MorehWritten-By, Producer – Colin Moreh, Justin Moreh
1-6 Walsh And Coutre* feat. Holly Burn
Producer – Chris Walsh & Jeremy Coutre*Written By – Chris Walsh & Jeremy Coutre & Holly HavierWritten-By – Holly Havier*, Chris Walsh & Jeremy Coutre*
1-7 Thomas Datt Alone
Written-By, Producer – Thomas Datt
1-8 Lolo Why?
Written-By, Producer – L-Vee
1-9 Purple Haze (2) Adrenaline
Written-By, Producer – S.Ketelaars*
1-10 Kuffdam And Plant* Summerdream (Paul van Dyk Remix)
Remix – Paul van DykVocals – Yvonne O'DonnellWritten-By, Producer – J Steven*, Y Hadjicharlambous*
1-11 Filo And Peri* feat. Fisher (2) Closer Now
Lyrics By – Kathleen Fisher*, Ron WassermanProducer – Filo And Peri*
1-12 White Water feat. Melinda Gareh The Unknown (Club Mix)
Producer – Oliver Smith And Mark Pledger*Vocals – Melinda GarehWritten By – Oliver Smith, Mark Pledger and Melinda GarehWritten-By – Melinda Gareh, Oliver Smith, Mark Pledger*
1-13 Marc van Linden Forbidden Love
Written-By, Producer – Gorden Flintrop, Marc van Linden
1-14 White Room* feat. Amy Cooper Someday (Instrumental Mix)
Vocals – Amy CooperWritten-By, Producer – Adam White, Andy Moor
1-15 Kyau vs. Albert* Falling Anywhere (Rework)
Written-By, Producer – Ralph Kyau & Steven Moebius Albert*
1-16 Mr. Sam Lyteo (Rank 1 Remix)
Remix – Rank 1Vocals – Kirsty HawkshawWritten-By, Composed By, Arranged By, Mixed By – Mr. Sam, Tim Coltrane
1-17 Solange Messages (Paul van Dyk Remix)
Producer – Gerry Cueto, Martin ScullyRemix [Additional], Producer [Additional Production] – Paul van DykWritten-By – Martin Scully, Martin Stone
2-1 Paul van Dyk feat. Wayne Jackson (2) The Other Side
Producer – Paul van DykVocals – Wayne Jackson (2)Written-By – Paul van Dyk, Wayne Jackson (2)
2-2 Jose Amnesia vs. Serp Second Day (Martin Roth Remix)
Remix [Additional], Producer [Additional Production] – Martin RothWritten-By, Producer – David Burles, Jose Amnesia
2-3 Angello & Ingrosso* Yeah
Written-By, Producer, Arranged By – S.Angello & S.Ingrosso*
2-4 Simon & Shaker Featuring Alicia Hawkes* Make It (Dub Mix)
Producer – Simon&Shaker*Written-By – Simon Garcia And Karim Shaker*
2-5 Yellow Blackbird* Superfly (Andy Moor Remix)
Producer – Tobias WirzRemix [Additional], Producer [Additional Production] – Andy MoorWritten-By – Carmen Althaus, Sasha Plecic
2-6 Giuseppe Ottaviani Linking People
Written-By, Producer – Giuseppe Ottaviani
2-7 Marco V More Than A Life Away (Album Extended)
Written-By, Producer – B. Kuijten*, M. Verkuijlen*
2-8 Thomas Bronzwaer Close Horizon
Written-By, Producer – Thomas Bronzwaer
2-9 Mark Norman T34
Written-By, Composed By – M. de Jong*, N. Lenden*
2-10 CJ Stone Shine (Heart Of Stone Mix)
Lyrics By [Text Written By] – Aino Laos, Andreas Litterscheid, Henning ReithMusic By [Music Written By] – Andreas Litterscheid, Henning ReithRemix – Heart Of StoneVocals – Aino Laos
2-11 Santiago Nino* Believe (Max Graham's Sidechain Remix)
Remix [Additional], Producer [Additional Production] – Max GrahamWritten-By, Producer – Santiago Nino*
2-12 Perasma Swing 2 Harmony (Deserves An Effort Symphony Dub Mix)
Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – Deserves An Effort, Edu JiménezWritten-By, Producer, Arranged By – N. Galatsopoulos*, Y. Pappakonstantinou*
2-13 Dallas Superstars Higher
Written-By, Producer – Heikki Liimatainen, Jaakko "JS16" Salovaara*
2-14 Wellenrausch Carry On
Producer, Mixed By – Torsten FassbenderRecorded By [Vocals] – Alexander PerlsVocals – KyaraWritten-By – A. Perls*, T. Fassbender*
2-15 Holden* & Thompson* Nothing (93 Returning Mix)
Written-By, Producer – James Holden, Julie Thompson

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℗ & © 2005 Paul van Dyk GmbH, Berlin, under exclusive license to Universal Music Domestic Division, a division of Universal Music GmbH.
Made in the E.U.

Mix names are not listed.
1-9 title is misprinted as "Adrenalin"
1-10 artist is listed as "Kuffdam & Plant" in the booklet.

CD2 contains Paul van Dyk Desktop-Player Software for Windows PC.
Comes in jewel case housed in cardboard slipcase.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 602498 729915
  • Other (Scanned): 0602498729915
  • Label Code: LC 10432
  • Rights Society: B.I.E.M/SABAM
  • Other (Individual Catalog# CD1): 9874290
  • Other (Individual Catalog# CD2): 9874291
  • ASIN: B000ALFC4I

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TCD 0905102 / TCD 0905103 Paul van Dyk The Politics Of Dancing 2(2xCD, Comp, Mixed, Unofficial) East Records (3) TCD 0905102 / TCD 0905103 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
ПРЗ CD51972 Paul van Dyk The Politics Of Dancing 2(2xCD, Mixed, Comp) World Club Music ПРЗ CD51972 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
0946 3 38556 2 5 Paul van Dyk The Politics Of Dancing 2(2xCD, Comp, Mixed, Promo) Positiva 0946 3 38556 2 5 UK 2005 Sell This Version
ПРЗ CD52009 Paul van Dyk The Politics Of Dancing 2 Vol. 2(CD, Comp, Mixed) World Club Music ПРЗ CD52009 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
987451-1 Paul van Dyk The Politics Of Dancing 2(2xCD, Mixed, Comp) Magic Records 987451-1 Poland 2005 Sell This Version


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November 14, 2015
Ten years old now. To me, this is a bookmark in time.. one that "Trance" never progressed from. Every bit as current today as it was in 2005. Not groundbreaking, but has become more enjoyable with every listen since my Amazon pre-order arrived a decade ago :)


December 16, 2007
It differs little from his previous releases, but Paul Van Dyk's The Politics of Dancing, Vol. 2 is a satisfying argument that trance isn't dead and not even on life support. One bit of newness is the speed at which Van Dyk discards tracks on disc one's mix, a 17-song epic journey into uplifting, atmospheric dancefloor dreaminess. Theatrical stops and starts feature into every one of these blissful numbers, but Van Dyk keeps things moving at a pace such that the listener probably won't notice the gimmicky device is being overused. Otherwise, everything is tasteful with vocal numbers that don't get too precious and just enough Benny Benassi-styled electro to let you know this is 2005 and not 2000. Wayne Jackson's earthy vocals make Van Dyk's own "The Other Side" the album's song to remember while opening the more sprawling disc two. The drops followed by buildups are back for the second set, but the tracks are allowed to hypnotize longer and Van Dyk's segues are practically invisible as the DJ disappears behind the seamless set. From the hooky "Believe" by Santiago Nino to Holden & Thompson's cooing closer, "Nothing," it's Van Dyk at his best, perfectly chosen, perfectly mixed. No stylistic detours, but being so in tune with what makes a trance set work, why should he?