Jaydee ‎– Plastic Dreams

Label:
R & S Records ‎– RS 92027
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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Tracklist

Black Side
A1 Plastic Dreams (Long Version) 10:35
A2 Plastic Dreams (Radio Edit) 3:03
Silver Side
B1 Single Minded People 7:17
B2 Try To Find The Rhythm 6:34

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Credits

Notes

Order To Dance
Single Minded People-Sample thanks to Nicolette
Recorded & Mixed at The Binnenplaats-Vianen / Holland by Jaydee
Licensed from IMC "First Impression" / Holland
Published by TBM First Impression / Nanada / R&S
Made In Belgium

The A-side (Black Side) runout etching has the "A" and "B" on top of each other. The name of the artist on front sleeve and the tracklist on the rear, are printed in white (a similar version exists with these ones printed in a golden color). The sleeve doesn’t have barcode, the spines are not printed, and the white innersleeve has a hole on one side only and cut corners.

Re-issued with "Vintage R&S" labels in 1995 to coincide with Vintage R&S compilation, and barcode on back cover.

Re-pressed and re-issued again in July 2006, with thinner lettering on labels than the 1995 edition.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: none
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched runout side A): RS 92027-BA1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched runout side B): RS 92027-A1
  • Rights Society: SABAM TM

Other Versions (5 of 129) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RS 93003 Jaydee Plastic Dreams (The Remixes)(12") R & S Records RS 93003 Belgium 1993 Sell This Version
RS 95069 Jaydee Plastic Dreams (Reconstructed By The Rhythm Masters)(12", S/Sided, W/Lbl) R & S Records RS 95069 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
EAS 3743 Jaydee Plastic Dreams (Revisited)(12", Promo) Epidrome EAS 3743 US 1997 Sell This Version
HW145, HW 145 Jaydee Plastic Dreams (Hoxton Whores & HXTN Remix)(File, MP3, 320) Whore House Recordings, Whore House Recordings HW145, HW 145 UK 2015
S3 665101 2 Jaydee Plastic Dreams (Re-Revisited)(CD, Maxi) S3 S3 665101 2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version

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TeknoPunc

TeknoPunc

December 9, 2019
edited 11 months ago
Why is this listed as 'trance'? It's just classic house/techno with varying levels of 'tribal' elements depending on the mix. Even the 'trance mix' is obviously not referring to the genre of music, but the headspace it evokes images of. No shitty supersaw arpeggiations or corny uplifting breakdown anywhere to be found on this record.
DennisV94

DennisV94

November 22, 2019
Fun fact:

the name of this song refers to Donald Trump I read in the book 'Dutch Dance 1988-2018 How the Netherlands Took the Lead in Electronic Music Culture by Mark van Bergen. According to Robin Albers (Jaydee): "I owe the title to my then girlfriend. She was a stewardess and encountered Donald Trump on board of a flight. Trump paid, she recalls, with a platinum credit card, or in any case the most expensive card tere was, which was really something in those days. She showed it to the pilots, who were very impresses with it. A plastic card which let you realise your dreams."
ConsciousRythmZ

ConsciousRythmZ

August 19, 2019

Going through my old crates as I've been doing the past few months and when I lay this down, I have to sit down and really enjoy the place I journey to in time with this track. Insane organ and synth so, much has been said already. Well, I had too add my change as well. Long version is what it is "Greatness".......
Stuck_In_1992

Stuck_In_1992

October 22, 2017
To paraphrase the Spatula City sketch in the movie UHF, ".......I loved this record so much....... I bought the T-shirt"

Not much more can be said other then this record crosses over so many genres (House, Techno, and U.K. Ardkore) that it can be used in a variety of DJ sets which is really nice. However I will specifically say that my favorite aspect of this record is that it uses the amen breakbeat from World Dominance "Compression" with a phaser effect over top. I've pointed this out to friends but it's so well hidden that very few pick up on this. I would like to hear a slight remix of this that adds a louder non phased version of said breakbeat to drive home the point better. Never the less, what a brilliant track and I really did buy the T-shirt in 1993 at the local record shop. I still have it, it's pretty yellowed from use, but I'm not throwing it out.
Johnmarcus

Johnmarcus

February 16, 2017

I was fortunate enough to pick up on this tune really early on and remember playing this to a few friends who weren't that impressed, but it was a very different story when those first few notes dropped in a middle of set on a big sound system !
There's plenty of mixes to chose from, especially with all the remixes over the years, but for me its all about the Long Mix. With its synth / organ intro that instantly has your attention followed by the simplistic percussive loop with the organ and synth rifts building and morphing throughout the track keeping you interest all the way through.
One of the seminal house tracks that seemed to crossover all genres.
AskeladdenBlack

AskeladdenBlack

June 12, 2016
What no one has mentioned is that Plastic Dreams crossed genres and was played by house dj's, techno dj's & trance dj's there are only a handful of tracks that have done this so seamlessly.
Sven_Carl

Sven_Carl

February 7, 2016
Great trance track using house rythm. Love this tune. The long version is really hypnotizing.
GoodNF

GoodNF

September 14, 2015
It all started 1992 when I was listening to a compilation album named "Natural Elements 2" on which the tune was added as a bonus. Somehow, the track inspired me more than the entire DJ mix preceding it... even though the track was only 3:22 long. It was different from what used to be done in The Netherlands before; keep in mind that in 1992, using a Hammond organ in house music was something only done by either New York house labels such as Nervous or Strictly Rhythm, or acid jazz DJs/producers who were mixing late 1960s Blue Note album tracks full of swinging Hammond organ solos with then current house beats.

When another compilation "For Those Who Like To Groove 2" came onto the market, we could hear the full ten minutes of "Plastic Dreams" for the first time. At that time, the track was still not released as a single; it was not even meant to be a single. Robin Albers was actually working on a track named "Single Minded People" (also featured on FTWLTG2) and he needed a B-side for the twelve inch release...
After the audience gave more positive response to Plastic Dreams rather than Single Minded People, it was decided to flip the record and make Plastic Dreams the A-side.

The track became a hit all over Europe and even in the United States where Epic released the track. In the meantime, Jaydee made new versions (groove, trance, tribal) but in my opinion, these are not as good as the original.

Since 1997, the track was re-issued almost every year with new mixes but none of them (including the remixes by Mr. Albers himself) could match the original. Nevertheless, these remixes showed that the track was easy to reshape for a different musical style; listen how Boom Boom Satellites makes a bigbeat version of it.

When I'm writing this, more than 20 years have passed and "Plastic Dreams" remains one of those pieces of music one should not try to improve with a remix. Sometimes, one should leave a tune as it is and let the music speak for itself.
pananusblue

pananusblue

July 17, 2014
There's really not much to say here beyond, 'classic.'
jmg8onces

jmg8onces

June 21, 2010
perfection,it doesnt get better than this tune!,simple but so effective,it brings back so many good memories of nights out long ago