Our top 20 tracks in celebration of Armin van Buuren’s birthday

Well, it’s Christmas but that’s not the only reason to rejoice. Dutch Trance master Armin van Buuren celebrates his 39th birthday on this Christmas and it couldn’t be more exciting for us as we recap the brilliance of the man who has somewhat shaped the present Electronic Dance Music scene with his journey.

Touted to be the best artist of 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012, there isn’t anything more that needs to be said for the Dutchman as he is dear to the hearts of those who have evolved over time with his musical output and quality being the only constant. Decorating the years with his top drawer Trance albums such as ‘Shivers’, ‘Imagine’ & ‘Mirage’, being at the helm of affairs as Electronic music took a different turn in 2013 with ‘Imagine’ and more recently taking a different road with ‘Embrace’, Armin has brought us joy, emotions, moments and music that we will never forget. It is important to remember that in the light of the recent discontent shown by his fans when he performed back-2-back sets with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike. Nevertheless, it has been a great year for the one of Trance’s favorite as he came a full circle to collaborate with his childhood inspiration Jean Michel Jarre.

So without further ado, let us delve deep into his productions and take out the 20 gems that he has released in a monumental career. Happy birthday legend!

01. Armin Van Buuren & Dj Shah feat. Chris Jones – Going Wrong

02. Armin van Buuren – Shivers

03. Armin van Buuren – Communication

04. Perpetuous Dreamer – The Sound Of Goodbye (Armin’s Tribal Feel Mix)

05. Armin van Buuren – Hold On To Me feat. Audrey Gallagher (John O’Callaghan Remix)

06. Armin van Buuren – Control Freak (Sander van Doorn Remix)

07. Armin van Buuren vs. Racoon – Love You More

08. Armin van Buuren – 76

09. Armin van Buuren ft. Sharon den Adel – In And Out Of Love

10. Armin van Buuren Feat. Jan Vayne – Serenity

11. Armin van Buuren vs. Rank 1 (feat. Kush) – This World Is Watching Me

12. Armin van Buuren – Face To Face

13. Armin van Buuren feat. Jennifer Rene – Fine Without You

14. Armin van Buuren – Burned With Desire (Rising Star Remix)

15. Armin van Buuren featuring Gabriel & Dresden – Zocalo

16. Armin van Buuren – Blue Fear

17. BT feat. Jes – Every Other Way (Armin van Buuren Remix)

18. Iio – Rapture (Armin van Buuren Remix)

19. Solarstone – Seven Cities (Armin van Buuren Remix)

20. Armin van Buuren vs Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Not Giving Up On Love


Rising Star – Touch Me (Armin van Buuren Remix)

Armin van Buuren feat. Cathy Burton – Rain

Armin van Buuren – Rush Hour

Armin van Buuren – Sail

Jean-Michel Jarre, Armin van Buuren – Stardust

Armin van Buuren pres. Gaia – Aisha

Armin van Buuren feat. Miri Ben-Ari – Intense

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