JOE's Classic Song of the Day: The Future Sound of London - Papua New Guinea 7 years ago

JOE's Classic Song of the Day: The Future Sound of London - Papua New Guinea

Ambient music pushed to the limit.

As we continue to look at the great classic tunes of our times, we bring you one of the most beautiful pieces of electronic music you will ever hear.

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Artist, album and year: The Future Sound of London, Accelerator, 1992

Why is it a classic?: A dance-floor anthem which was loved as soon as it was released. In the early 90s and during the acid house explosion, it was difficult to be original in a sea of dance tracks released at that time on a daily basis.

With Papua New Guinea, the FSOL brought in legendary producer Andrew Weatherall to work on it alongside Graham Massey and the result was pretty epic.

Widely regarded as one of the best dance tracks of all time, this is one for the headphones at full volume, close the eyes and picture yourself on holiday watching the sun come up.

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It is a mesmerising collection of sounds and it's pretty much a borderline euphoric experience. Even if you don't like dance music, the melody here is one you will want to hear again and again.

Did You Know?: The track is featured in the soundtrack of the EA Sports game 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.

The lyrical hook: It's a full on dance track, no lyrics needed. Just listen and let it wash over you.

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Clip via 23Lizards.