At 11 minutes at 34 seconds long, a track has to be pretty interesting to keep the listeners entertained. Most radio edits or chart tracks stand around 3-4 minutes long, but back in 2000, tracks at 10+ minutes were equally as popular, with one particular track taking all the headlines: Tiësto's legendary remix of 'Silence'. Taking on Delerium's original version,
Back in 2000, many things were different. There was no Facebook, no Instagram, no We Rave You, and the global superstar we now know as Tiësto was known as 'DJ Tiësto', a talented young trance producer from Breda, in the Netherlands. Remixing the original by Delerium, Tiësto turned his hand to 'Silence', and the result was something no dance fan will ever forget.
There is nothing more satisfying that hearing an old banger brought back to life in a new form. Often you hear a revamped version of tracks like 'Rhythm Is A Dancer' or 'Show Me Love', but more recently trance classics have been the source for producers. With that in mind, a producer who is no stranger to We Rave You
Whether you love him or hate him, no one can deny the effect Tiesto has had on dance music. Now a veteran of the scene who's been performing and producing for over 20 years, he has well and truly deserved the title of legend. What will always be remembered as one of his greatest achievements however, is his timeless remix of Delerium's "Silence"