Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Rank 1 & Ruben de Ronde drop ‘Destination’: Listen
When legends of the trance music world come together for an audial adventure, magic is bound to happen. Such is the case for the official anthem of the 2024 installment of A State of Trance, celebrating a monumental milestone of 1150 episodes of the legendary radio show. Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Rank 1, and Ruben de Ronde have joined forces to create the event’s official track: ‘Destination.’
Crafted during a three-day studio session in June 2023, which was livestreamed to provide fans with a unique glimpse into the production process, ‘Destination’ encapsulates the collaborative brilliance of trance heavyweights Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Rank 1, and Ruben de Ronde. Packed with energy, euphoria, and uplifting melodies, ‘Destination’ promises to be the anthem that unites trance enthusiasts worldwide in celebrating this significant milestone for A State of Trance.
Reflecting on this exciting collaboration, Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Rank 1’s Benno de Goeij, and Ruben de Ronde expressed their enthusiasm, saying, “We’re still buzzing ourselves, to be honest. Despite being friends, colleagues, and fellow trance enthusiasts for years, it took a while before we could come together like this in the same room. It was a blast to finally sync up and create something special, especially with our fans watching live. The creative spark and euphoria were evident from the beginning. We had a lot of fun, and ‘Destination’ is everything we envisioned. We hope everyone will embrace this official anthem for A State of Trance 2024!”
The tradition of releasing an official A State of Trance anthem has been an annual highlight since 2010 when the first anthem, ‘450’ by Sebastian Brandt, celebrated A State of Trance 450. Over the years, official anthems have continued to mark significant milestones, including ‘The Expedition’ by Armin van Buuren and Markus Schulz (for A State of Trance 600), ‘I’m In A State Of Trance’ by Ben Gold (for A State of Trance 750), ‘Turn The World Into A Dancefloor’ by Armin van Buuren (for A State of Trance 1000), ‘REFLEXION’ by Armin van Buuren and Cosmic Gate (for A State of Trance 1100), and now ‘Destination’ by Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Rank 1, and Ruben de Ronde. Each anthem has captured the essence of the radio show’s milestone and theme, providing a sonic journey for fans around the world.
As A State of Trance moves into its new home in Rotterdam for the 2024 edition, ‘Destination’ promises to be the anthem that unites the global trance community in celebration, reaffirming the enduring legacy and impact of this iconic radio show. Click here to stream the track in your preferred platform.
Image Credits: Armin van Buuren (Press/SNDR), Ferry Corsten (Press), Rank1 (Press)