The 10 greatest trance hits of 2019 !

Those that for Trance History were the ten most representative and most successful trance tracks of these last twelve months


We are at the end of this fantastic musical year.

And also this year, as usual, the most famous trance radio shows will release the music charts of 2019, always chosen by the vote of their fans, in particular the wait is for “Tune of the year” by A State Of Trance next Thursday, true global reference point.

But our work is to try to publish an even more objective result and therefore, besides the liking of the fans, the choice of our selection of 10 tracks this year also concerns the impact that each single track has had in the live and in the most famous online wordwide charts. Impossible to be disappointed by this 2019, so many innovations that have left us excited as important collaborations, new albums and welcome returns.

Here then, what were the 10 most representative trance tracks of 2019 in our opinion, random (IT’S NOT A RANKING):


  • Markus Schulz and HALIENE – Ave Maria

Markus Schulz and HALIENE have collaborated together for this extremely evocative song: a trance version (but there is also the Acoustic version) of the famous Marian prayer, so the German DJ wanted to pay homage to his recently deceased mother, giving fans a new precious and movingly track.



  • Above & Beyond – Common Ground Companion EP

On the Above & Beyond there seem to be no surprises of any kind: they continue to produce high quality tracks in their typical progressive-trance style signed Anjuna. At the end of March this year, the “extension” of their latest studio album called “Common Ground Companion EP” with three tracks was released: “Distorted Truth”, a massive instrumental trance that sees them again as protagonists of a trance more “intense”; “Flying By Candelight” with the return of Martin Longstaff in the vocal part, a progressive-trance song in their most typical style of the last years and above all, the incredible “There’s Only You”, obviously singing by the “inevitable” Zoë Johnston: a yet another confirmation of the bond with the trio that seems to have reached perfection with this song.



  • Cosmic Gate feat. Forêt – Need To Feel Loved

Supported by the release of the “20 Years Forward Ever Backward Never” album, the Cosmic Gates made us live another great musical year ! Among the various singles released by this latest work, an album made of remixes of past songs and new tracks, it turned out to be “decisive” this year “Need To Feel Loved”, a new version (that sees the participation of Forêt), of the very famous progressive song from 2004 by Reflekt feat. Delline Bass: in our opinion, this is one of the best covers made in recent years.



  • Richard Durand + Christina Novelli – Save You

Last year, their “The Air I Breathe” was voted as Tune Of The Year by the listeners of A State Of Trance, this year they have enchanted us with another wonderful track, “Save You”: a more aggressive and powerful sound alternated just by a vocal break of Christina Novelli among the most beautiful of recent years, shivers !



  • Ferry Corsten pres. Gouryella – Surga

From the return, in 2015, of the Gouryella project, Ferry Corsten seems to collect only masterpieces: this year, after a brief pause, it published the wonderful “Surga”. The song takes up the sound of his most recent publications, but we bow forward to the evocative break evocative made of pure trance. Ferry Corsten never needs confirmation !



  • Armin van Buuren – Stickup

There are countless songs and collaborations produced by the Dutch legend, again this year: so many that they were published in a double studio album, the sixth of his career, “Balance”, released last October. Among the many songs, Armin van Buuren has been able to entertain us again this year with a song with a little trance flavor, a little hands up style, a little psy, which reminded us a lot of a late 90s trance genre, here it is: “Stickup” !



  • Key4050 feat. Plumb – I Love You

This track seems to have been highly appreciated by young uplifting trance fans this year: Key4050, or John O’Callaghan and Bryan Kearney have collaborated with Plumb (famous, in trance, especially for his highly successful collaborations with Paul van Dyk and two years ago just with Bryan Kearney for “All Over Again”): “I Love You” is an irresistible track if you love trance at 138 bpm !



  • Armin van Buuren & Shapov – La Resistànce De L’Amour

During this year, the successful collaboration between Armin van Buuren and the young Shapov continued after the success of “Our Origin” and “The Last Dancer” last year: “La Resistance de L’Amour was published last spring “, an incredible and absolutely hypnotic trance track that goes up like a wave until the final explosion of the refrain, absolutel epic ! To seal this collaboration, it came out a few months ago: “Trilogy EP” which brings the three successes of Armin e Shapov.



  • Above & Beyond vs. Armin van Buuren – Show Me Love

It was, without a doubt, one of the most discussed and played tracks of 2019: “Show Me Love” is the long-awaited collaboration between the two giants of the trance music industry of these years, Armin van Buuren and Above & Beyond. Presented for the first time during the annual event in Utrecht for the world tour of A State Of Trance last February, this track is actually a classic example of a so-called “big room” trance: a succession of a energetic moments and evocative moment. In the song, however, we did not find those features that make the songs of Armin and Above & Beyond famous, but certainly we cannot say that “Show Me Love” has not been able to make dance !



  • Aly & Fila – It’s All About The Melody

The song is named after the eponymous album released a few weeks ago: “It’s All About The Melody” by Aly & Fila has kidnapped the hearts of many trance fans for its simplicity and at the same time for its completeness in being able to giving a name to what it means to be excited by the sound of trance, an instrumental track characterized by the classic and by now solid uplifting trance sound of the Egyptian duo.


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