Goldie – d’n’b figurehead, and producer of 1995’s touchstone Timeless – has notched up two decades in the game. 

Pete Tong’s FFRR label, in association with Goldie’s Metalheadz imprint, will celebrate the producer’s big score with a new retrospective. The Alchemist: The Best Of Goldie 1992-2012 is the first full survey of Goldie’s career to date, and features material from across his canon spread over two discs, running from Timeless‘ ‘Angel’ through to ‘Terminator’. The compilation will also feature an exclusive new track, ‘Single Petal of A Rose’.

A third disc will compile a selection of Goldie remixes from the last two decades. Some (Bjork’s ‘Isobel’; Garbage’s ‘Milk’) are familiar; others (an Ed Sheeran remix) have had a little less time to earn their stripes. The disc also features remixes of Goldie’s work by other artists, including Armand Van Helden, Grooverider and dBridge.

Goldie certainly sounds cheery about the release: “Having SO many great tracks on this album reminds me of the great times this music has brought me”. It’s not the only Goldie retrospective of recent times: his visual art was showcased at a London gallery late last year.

The Alchemist: The Best Of Goldie 1992-2012 is due on March 11 on 3xCD and digital download.

Tracklisting:
DISC 1
1. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Malice In Wonderland
2. Goldie & Metalheadz – Terminator
3. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Menace
4. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Monkey Boy
5. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Dark Rider
6. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Sometime Sad Day
7. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Shanghai Dub
8. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Rhythm Killa
9. Goldie – Special Request
10. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Babylon 2012
11. Goldie – I’ll Be There For You
12. Goldie – Saint Angel
13. Goldie – I Know Who I Am

DISC 2
1. Goldie – Single Petal Of A Rose (New Track)
2. Goldie – Angel
3. Goldie ft. Natalie Duncan – Freedom (Radio Edit)
4. Goldie – State Of Mind
5. Goldie ft. Natalie Williams – Latin Skin
6. Goldie ft. Diane Charlemagne – What You Won’t Do For Love
7. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Beachdrifta
8. Goldie & J Majik – Sunray
9. Goldie & 4 Hero (Internal Affairs) – In My Soul
10. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Is This Real VIP
11. Goldie – VIP Riders Ghost
12. Goldie – Sea Of Tears

DISC 3
1. Goldie & Metalheadz – Inner City Life (Baby Boy’s Edit)
2. Goldie – Kemistry (Doc Scott Remix)
3. Goldie ft. KRS-One – Digital (Armand Van Helden Remix)
4. Garbage – Milk (Goldie’s Completely Trashed Remix)
5. Bjork – Isobel (Isobel’s Lonely Heart) [Goldie Remix]
6. Ed Sheeran – Lego House (Goldie Remix – Sticklebrick Edit)
7. Bush – Swallowed (Toasted Both Sides Please Goldie Remix)
8. Goldie – Temper Temper (Grooverider Remix)
9. Roni Size & DJ Die – The Calling (Goldie Remix)
10. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Chances (Alix Perez and Sabre Remix)
11. Goldie presents Rufige Kru – Something About You (D-Bridge Remix)

 

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