Vincent De Moor ‎– Shamu (Remixes)

Label:
Deal Records ‎– DEAL 025
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Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM
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All tracks published by Moor Music
B1 Remixed for Combined Forces, courtesy of BPM Dance
B2 Remixed for Combined Forces under courtesy of Cyber Records

Thanks to Cyber Records "Ome Johan" and BPM Dance "Freek The Frust"

Marketed by Combined Forces BV
Made in Holland
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A-side: 45 RPM // B-side: 33 ⅓ RPM

Run-out groove etchings:
A-side (logo side): 08 41485 20 1A1 DEAL 025
B-side (info side): 08 41485 20 1B1 DEAL 025

Other Versions (5 of 5) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DEAL 021 Vincent De Moor Shamu(12") Deal Records DEAL 021 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
DLDI025 Vincent De Moor Shamu(3xFile, MP3, 320) Deal Records DLDI025 Netherlands 2006
71-370 Vincent De Moor Shamu(12") Bit Progressive Music 71-370 Spain 1999 Sell This Version
DEDI021 Vincent De Moor Shamu(2xFile, MP3, 320) Deal Records DEDI021 Netherlands Unknown
none Vincent de Moor Shamu (Angel Ace 2014 Rework)(File, MP3, Unofficial, 320) Not On Label (Angel Ace Self-released) none Spain 2014

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Jarren

Jarren

May 28, 2009
edited over 7 years ago

Shamu is without a doubt one of Vincent de Moor's premier works.

The melody is euphoric to the point of bliss (then the bassline changes key and you can double that feeling!).

It's one of the happiest sounding (without being cheesy) trance tracks I know of. Ironically, there is a sad whale-like sound drifting in and out of the track too (which makes sense if you think of the track's title).

Also, there's a small ping-pong sounding percussion element in the background that sounds all too familiar in modern day minimal techno / tech house yet this is a trance track from 1998!

The Armin van Buuren remix is simply sublime, managing to take the original and turn it into something quite special indeed.

The breakdown is made much more atmospheric and the bassline is pure '99 van Buuren (think Communication).

My only markdown on this release is that the Armin remix wasn't given a-side preference, as most people already had the original release (Deal 021), the Armin remix is much longer and the Mac Zimms remix is very poor...