Tjis Michiel Verwest, better known by his stage name Tiësto, is a Dutch Electronic Dance Music producer and DJ. ‘Club Life -Volume Two Miami’ is the seventh mix compilation album by the Dutch superstar and was released on 21st April, 2012. The album acts as the second part of the Club Life series. Through this album the Dutch DJ intends to pay homage to Miami’s night life.
Tiësto shared, “I wanted to create songs that give fans the opportunity to experience the sound of Miami clubs, whether they have been there or not.”
The album features collaborations with some famous music artists and DJ’s including Afrojack, Swanky Tunes and Wolfgang Gartner. The disc opens with ‘Miami’, an exclusive Tiësto track. ‘Chasing Summers’ (original Mix) is the second track showcased on this album. The third track, ‘We Own the Night’ was released as the second single of the album. The track features collaboration with Wolfgang Gartner (an American DJ) and showcases the vocals of Luciana Caporaso.
‘What We Can Do (A Deeper Love)’ is another solely credited Tiësto track featured on this album. In addition to collaborations with renowned artists, the album also showcases three remixes including; ‘Paradise’ by Coldplay, ‘Somebody that I Used to Know’ by Gotye and ‘Young Blood’ by ‘Naked and the Famous’.
‘Walls’, the eighth song of the album, is an upbeat number featuring Quilla. The remix version of ‘Young Blood’ by ‘Naked and Famous’ constitutes the ninth track of ‘Club Life Volume Two Miami’. The track ‘Can’t Stop Me’ features collaboration between Afrojack (a Dutch DJ) and Tiësto. ‘Maximal City’ acts as the concluding track of the album.
The album ‘Club Life- Volume Two Miami’ has been received well by music critics. The album charted at number sixteen on the ‘Billboard 200’. Additionally, the album peaked at number three on the ‘Independent Album Charts’, peaked at number three position on the ‘Swiss Albums Chart, number eight position on the ‘Russian Albums Chart’ and top position on the US Dance/Electronic Albums.
The complete Track listing of the album:
- ‘Miami’ (Original Mix)- Tiësto
- ‘Chasing Summers’(Original Mix)- Tiësto
- ‘We Own the Night’ (Original Mix)- Tiësto and Wolfgang Gartner featuring Luciana Caporaso
- ‘What Can We Do (A Deeper Love)’- Tiësto
- ‘If a Lie Was Love’- Baggi Begovic and Robbie Taylor Deep Remix)- Josie Otton
- ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’(Tiësto Remix)- Gotye featuring Kimbra
- ‘Paradise’(Tiësto remix)- Cold play
- ‘Walls’ (Original Mix) – Sultan and Ned Shepard feat. Quilla
- ‘Young Blood’ (Tiësto and Hardwell Remix)- The Naked and Famous
- ‘Life’(original mix)- John Dahlback
- ‘Long Time’ (Original Mix)- John De Sohn feat Andreas Moe
- ‘In My Mind’( Axwell Mix)- Ivan Gough and Feenixpaw feat Georgi Kay
- ‘Arena’ (Original Mix)- Avesta
- ‘Can’t Stop Me’- (Tiësto remix)- Afrojack and Shermanology
- ‘Make Some Noise’(Original Mix)- Tiësto and Swanky Tunes feat Ben Mclnerney of New Navy
- ‘Maximal Crazy’ (Original Mix)- Tiësto
- ‘Las Vegas’ (Moska Remix)- Tiësto ( an iTunes bonus track)
Larry D. wrote this article for the new one stop website for everything DJ and Nightclub DJoystick.com