The U2 album War, originally released in 1983, can without a doubt be named as one of the most successful rock albums of all time. This week, a complete re-mastered edition of the album has been released through Universal Music. The album is now also available as an exclusive double CD format, which will include various unreleased b-sides, live recordings and remixes. Two of these remixes have been produced by DJ/ Producer Ferry Corsten.
Ferry Corsten, is one of the most renowned DJ/Producer in the world and has remixed various artists such as Public Enemy, Moby, Faithless, Duran Duran and Shiny Toy Guns. The worldwide known DJ/ Producer has been recognized with various awards such as Producer of the Year, Dance Star Award and the Silver Harp for his work as a producer and remixer.
In 1999 Ferry Corsten remixed the single “New Year’s Day” for Island Records - it was widely available on the club circuit leading up to the new millennium but has never been commercially released.
With the release of the WAR - Remastered album, Ferry Corsten’s remix of “ New Year’s Day will finally have an official release. Both remixes of Ferry Corsten’s “ New Year’s Day” will be available this week at all shops.
“We’re very excited about the inclusion of Ferry Corsten’s remixes of New Year’s Day on U2’s “ War – Remastered “ album. He is a talented producer and one of the most famous DJs in the dance music industry to date. His remixes give an added value to this release.” Says spokesman Rob Fleming of Universal Music.