Artist: Way Out West
Title: Intensify
Label: Distinctive Records
By: Simon Jones | 1 August 2001
  • A1: Part One
  • A2: Part Two
  • B1: Peace Division Mix
  • C1: Black Ice Mix
  • D1: PMT Mix
  • E1: Sleepwalkers Mix
  • F1: Blind Faith Mix

Way Out West "Intensify"Way Out West "Intensify"

Out Now on Distinctive Records

Taken from the forthcoming album of the same name, Way Out West return
their first single since signing with Distinctive, 'Intensify'.
Both 'Part 1' and 'Part 2' feature here, alongside a dark house remix from
'Peace Division'.

The raw energy of Part 1 is an example of why Way Out West are on the top of
the highly competitive progressive music scene, combining progressive breaks
with a cascading array of strings, adding in a bassline and break guaranteed
to cause dance floor mayhem.

'Part 2' in comparison is more laid back, focusing on the amazing vocal
talents of Aly Kennon, who's enchanting voice draws you into the music, and
after several listens will have you singing along, to this, possibly one of
only two anthems from the Intensify album.

Peace Division take the proceedings to the darkness of the underground,
utilising pounding drums, stuttered vocal snippets, building and teasing
until the vocal kicks in, fading to nothing, before pounding back in the
dark bassline. Yet another example of Peace Division's dark and tribal

This track has enjoyed plays from Sasha, Digweed and Steve Lawler and was
Anthony Pappa's single of the week in DJ magazine, and if you take a listen
to this single, you'll see why everyone holds it in such acclaim.

Remixes will follow from breaks outfit, PMT as well as progressive trance
offerings from Method artist, Jay Welsh as well as Sleepfreaks, but for now,
make sure you don't miss out on this release, yet another consistently good
offering from Distinctive.

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