Various ‎– Routes From The Jungle - Escape Velocity Volume 1

Virgin ‎– VTDCD 46
2 × CD, Compilation


1.01 Lennie De Ice We Are E 5:07
1.02 Nicolette Waking Up (Remix) 4:55
1.03 Manix You Held My Hand 3:32
1.04 Foul Play Open Your Mind (Remix) 7:28
1.05 Doc Scott Last Action Hero 7:00
1.06 Ed Rush Bludclot Artattack 6:19
1.07 Bodysnatch Secret Summer Fantasy 6:24
1.08 Boogie Times Tribe Dark Stranger 6:00
1.09 A Guy Called Gerald Nazinji Zaka 4:40
1.10 Roni Size & DJ Die Music Box (Remix) 6:54
2.01 Dillinja Deeper Love (Remix) 5:14
2.02 Jo Apollo 9 5:03
2.03 E-Z Rollers Believe 9:50
2.04 Flynn & Flora Flowers 5:11
2.05 Randall & Andy C Feel It 7:04
2.06 4 Hero Wrinkles In Time 5:51
2.07 Droppin' Science Droppin Science Volume 2 7:54
2.08 DJ Krust* Asian Love Dance (Remix) 7:02


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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VTDMC 46, 7243 8 40319 4 7, 7243 8 40320 4 3 Various Routes From The Jungle: Escape Velocity Volume 1 (18 Hardcore Techno And Jungle Classics From The Roots To The Future)(2xCass, Comp) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin VTDMC 46, 7243 8 40319 4 7, 7243 8 40320 4 3 UK & France 1995 Sell This Version


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April 27, 2017
edited 28 days ago

Bodysnatch - 'Secret Summer Fantasy' & DJ Krust's - 'Asian Love Dance (Remix)' are exclusive to this CD compilation. Both amazing and sought after tunes! Such a shame it was never released on wax.


August 11, 2015

Best jungle/dnb compilation ever imo. Ultra original track selection including Bodysnatches unreleased 'Secret Summer Fantasy'. Love these CDs to bits and slowly bought most of the tracks on 12".


November 9, 2014

I just found my old copy of this compilation cd. Listening to disc 2 now.... great sounds.
There's a Virgin price sticker on the front, dated 4/95. And the price? £16.99!
Did we used to pay £17 for new cds 20 years ago?
I guess we did :/


August 20, 2008
My cousin gave this compilation to me a few years ago after she had bought it in a used bin for five bucks. well, it was instantly one of my favorites. Unfortunately, my car was stolen with the cds in it. I still have the slip and jewel case, and am praying for the cds to make their way back into my life. This is one bad ass collection. Had no idea it would be worth so many duckets, damn!


April 22, 2008
Despite the super tacky graphic design turned in for this release it is actually one for the better DnB compilations of this period. Particularly becasue it provides an insight into the scene as it evolved from 91-95; taking Lennie De Ice's seminal We Are E as a starting point. The CD is simply chock-a-block full of classics. Another great feature of this compilation is the detailed sleeve notes written by Kodwo Eshun which traces the development of DnB through:

1990-91 - North Route: The Sub Bass Synthetic
1991-92 - The Breakbeat Continuum
1992-93 - Beyond the Speed Limit
1993-94 - Beyond The Null Lines
1994-95 - On Wings of Song

Also, each track has a short note added by each of the producers, giving the listener a glimpse of the thoughts underlying the productions contained on the CD, which is another nice touch. This is a release worth having if you missed this crucial period in British music history - or if you simply want to reacquaint yourself with tunes from back in the day.