After the monumental success of ‘I Love House’ which has so far sold well over 100,000 copies, it’s time to rewind, take a 2-step back and appreciate one of the biggest and most successful genres to ever arise from the UK music scene as Ministry of Sound proudly presents ‘I Love Garage’.
Two decades on from its original inception into mainstream UK music culture the influence of garage is still remnant in today’s chart stratosphere, with Garage club nights and festivals now more popular than ever. Legends from the scene such as EZ are now unbookable and the influence of old artists such as MJ Cole & Wookie can clearly be seen in new works by the likes of Disclosure amongst many others.
This epic album expertly encapsulates and retrospectively documents the seminal sounds of original UK Garage, across 66 vocal garage cuts including all of those lost gems you’ve forgotten about.
Mix 1 dusts off the dirt of UKG’s biggest chart hits, featuring infectious lyrics from tracks such as ‘Rewind’ by Artful Dodger Featuring Craig David, ‘Gotta Get Thru This’ from Daniel Bedingfield, ‘Flowers’ from Sweet Female Attitude, ‘A Little Bit of Luck’ by DJ Luck & MC Neat’ and ‘Sweet Like Chocolate’ from Shanks & Bigfoot.
Moving into Mix 2 we deliver a stalwart mix of certified anthems including massive tracks from Tina Moore, The Streets, Armand Van Helden, Harddrive, Zinc, Azzido Da Bass and MJ Cole.
Last but not least we bring you the darker side of the bassline featuring early grime and speed garage weapons from the like of So Solid Crew, Oxide & Neutrino, Double 99 and Wookie alongside a selection of underground classics from the likes of Zak Toms, Sticky, Sia, Nu-birth, Cleptomaniacs and Amira.
So the question to ask yourself is this, do YOU love Garage?