Paul Oakenfold

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Format: 2LP

Cat No: NEW9235LP

Release Date:  19 May 2023

Label:  New State Entertainment

Packaging Type:  Gate Fold Vinyl

No of Units:  2

Barcode:  885012048512

Genres:  Dance  Electronic  

  • Description

    The first time vinyl pressing of Paul Oakenfold's 1 million selling classic debut -'Bunkka'.

    The original vinyl release from 2002 featured remixes, whereas this version contains the original album mixes. It has been remastered + pressed on 180g heavyweight double vinyl. The inner sleeves packaging includes extra iconic 'robogirls' imagery designed by Michael Nash Accociates + photographer Matthew Donaldson that was originally used on the single packshots from the album campaign.

    A galaxy of music stars, including Nelly Furtado, Perry Farrell, Ice Cube, and Tricky as featured artists. It also contains his 3 biggest selling tracks: "Starry Eyed Surprise" with Shifty Shellshock from Crazy Town, "Ready Steady Go," with vocals by So Solid Crew's Asher D. + "Southern Sun" with Carla Werner. Furtado and Tricky guest on album closer "The Harder They Come," while Farrell sings on "Time of Your Life." Ice Cube chimes in on "Get Em Up," followed by former Grant Lee Buffalo frontman Grant Lee Philips on "Motion". Author Hunter S. Thompson, and vocalists Emiliana Torrini and Tiff Lacey also make appearances on 'Bunkka'. 21 years old & till sounding fresh, it's now become a timeless classic.

    For the past 30-plus years, Paul Oakenfold has remained in the vanguard of the global electronic music community. With more than 110 million streams collectively, over 5 million albums sold worldwide, three GRAMMY nominations and more awards and accolades than you can count, Oakenfold is one of the industry's most revered and most successful artists ever. Hailed as the "Godfather of electronic music," he's been voted the world's best DJ twice by DJ Mag, named the most influential DJ of all time by the London Evening Standard and recognized as the world's most successful DJ by Guinness World Records. His hands-on involvement in the foundational establishment, international popularization and ongoing evolution of modern dance music spans nearly four decades.

    Oakenfold's discography includes three full-length studio albums, countless live/compilation albums, singles and remixes, and +20 DJ mix albums. He has written and produced for major stars like Cher, The Happy Mondays, U2, and Madonna and also counts +100 remixes for +100 artists, including The Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, and Elvis Presley. Paul's biography 'Ready Steady Go!' will also be out in 2023.

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Ready Steady Go (feat. Asher D)
      • 2. Southern Sun (feat. Carla Werner)

      Side 2

      • 1. Time Of Your Life (feat. Perry Farrell)
      • 2. Hypnotized (feat. Tiff Lacey)
      • 3. Nixon's Spirit (feat. Hunter S Thompson)

      Disc 2

      Side 1

      • 1. Zoo Zoo York (feat. Clint Mansell & Kronos Quartet)
      • 2. Hold Your Hand (feat. Emiliana Torrini)
      • 3. Starry Eyed Surprise (feat. Shifty Shellshock)

      Side 2

      • 1. Get Em Up (feat. Ice Cube)
      • 2. Motion (feat. Grant-Lee Philips)
      • 3. The Harder They Come (feat. Nelly Furtado + Tricky)