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Paul van Dyk, Jessus & Adham Ashraf feat. Tricia McTeague - Only In A Dream (Chris Bekker Remixes)

Release Date
42 x50 Ultra Records 21 November 2014
Two months after Paul van Dyk’s weeklong run at Beatport’s #1 with his Ummet Ozcan collaboration, ‘Come With Me’, the electronic music savant brings dancefloor citizens another clean-through-the-hoop slam-dunk! ‘Only In A Dream’ provides PvD fans old & new with another enticing hint as to what lies inside the forthcoming ‘The Politics Of Dancing 3’s ‘box’. Having caught PvD’s ear in a remarkably short space of time, the co-production chair for ‘Dream’ is shared with bright-young-studio-things Jessus & Adham Ashraf. In keeping with their quickly propagating sounds, the Columbian/ Egyptian pairing channel trancier frequencies into the track.

Equipping ‘Only In A Dream’ with its embracive once-heard/never-forgotten vocal is English singer/song-writer Tricia McTeague. No stranger to music’s upper tier, she’s worked previously with esteemed producers like Nile Rodgers and Narada Michael Walden; has sung support for legends like Lionel Ritchie & Elton John and now grafts her Morissette/Vega-like expressionism, chapter & verse into Paul & Co’s, ‘Dream’.

VANDIT Records master sergeant Chris Bekker drops a booming near-instrumental vision, with lucent melodies, 303 sonics and canyon-like depth to its production. Owen Westlake - previously known for his rewires of tracks by Tiësto and others - drops ‘Only In A Dream’ further into the deep house frame. Hookily looping and shadowing its chorus, in & out of the production fabric, he stirs 'Dream’s waters even deeper.