‘What song made you fall in love with house music?’, we asked across our social media channels. House-heads all over the world rifled through their track lists and vinyl collections to dig out the tunes that meant the most to them soon creating an amazing compilation of house music memories over the years.
The great diversity in replies once again evidenced house music knows no age limit or genre boundaries. From late 80s/ 90s house classics to newer tracks with only a few years in age, house lovers took to the internet to share their earliest and most sentimental memories.
Members of the Defected familia including Low Steppa, Amine Edge & Dance, Sam Divine, DJ E-Clyps, Jacky, Sandy Rivera, Mousse. T, Josh Butler and more took to Twitter to share their chosen tracks - most certainly a pivotal moments in their careers.
Here's a lookback over the years...
Rap Trax! (1988)
Hmmmm.... Earliest House music memory for me was getting this album for 25p from my local newsagents: https://t.co/YDlRHvilCy and Voodoo Ray on 7" - both had a big effect on me and ignited my love.— mistajam (@mistajam) January 29, 2018
Kenny “Jammin” Jason – Can U Dance (1988)
Between these two Classics , Can u dance and Jack your body pic.twitter.com/c5RT1kpNvf— JC-thfc🇬🇧 (@JCthfc1) January 29, 2018
Inner City – Good Life (1988)
Nightcrawlers – Push The Feeling On (1992)
Nightcrawlers - push the feeling on— prestige r ncube (@prestigencube) January 30, 2018
Arman Van Helden – Break Da 80s (1994)
Armand Van Helden - Break Da 80´s + Limelife - Baby Can You Reach. Those 2 tracks changed my life, the feeling I felt when I heard it first was intense, I can remember it like a smell which open in you lot of memories.— Amine Edge (@AmineEdge) January 29, 2018
Kings Of Tomorrow Featuring Julie McKnight – Finally (The Danny Tenaglia Remixes) (2001)
Always Kings of Tomorrow - Finally BUT it has to be the @DannyTenagliaDJ remix for me. Has me in floods every time !!— David Hope (@hopedj) January 29, 2018
Storm Queen – Look Right Through (2010), SecondCity – I Wanna Feel (2014)
Azari & III – Hungry For The Power (Jamie Jones Remix) (2011)
Azari & III - Hungry Fore the power (Jamie Jones Remix) 😂✌️— Cam (@CameronGeorge88) January 29, 2018
Dusky – Careless (2013)
Dusky - Careless— Charlie Hitchcock (@CJMH88) January 29, 2018
We went through over 2000 comments to put together this playlist for you to enjoy the greatest tracks in house music history - listen below 👇🏽
Read more of the suggestions in this brilliant Twitter moment