International Battle Of The Year 2010 – The Soundtrack| November 20th, 2010 | posted in Battle Of The Year
Since the first Battle Of The Year (BOTY) has taken place in 1990, the annual breathtaking competition of international dance formations has become one of the worlds biggest championship of breakdance. In 2010, more than 400 crews with more than 3.000 dancers took part in 26 official elimination contests worldwide to qualify for the final battle in front of 12.000 fans in Montpellier, France. To deliver the diversity of the competition, the BOTY soundtrack includes various artists and styles: from classical Funk with live instruments, Old School Breakbeats to Electro and modern House / Disco grooves.
Highlights of this years album include the opener “B-Boy Touch” by norwegan producer ESONE, a new song out of the Zughafen Studios by DJ NAS’D, contributions from Poland by DJ PABLO and DJ.M@R (who are both also releasing a full longplayer on Dominance) and a new 25th Anniversary remix of the 80s No.1 hit “19″ by british Electrofunk and Jazz master PAUL HARDCASTLE. A surprise for all Old School Electro fans is the return of the german KNIGHTZ OF BASS with the brandnew song “Landed”. Furthermore this Soundtrack includes exclusive songs by the Dominance residents DAGOBERT and JAY-ROC N’ JAKEBEATZ, Russia’s BEAT CRUSH CREW, DJ TEE from Japan, VIM CORTEZ from France, MR. CONFUSE and many more!
The compilation features Mr. Confuse “Boogie Down” a cover version of the Man Parrish song (from the album ‘Do You Realize’).
Esone – B-Boy Touch
DJ.M@R – Powermoves
Jay-Roc n’ Jakebeatz – As We Proceed
DJ Nas’D Featuring Jojo – Welcome 2 France
Mr. Confuse – Boogie Down
Fendaheads – Pure Ground
DJ Pablo – One B-Boy
DRKNSS – Comeback
Vim Cortez – Doop Redux
Knightz Of Bass – Landed
Aron Shorty – Feet4Funk Anthem
DJ Kid Stretch – Floor Science
DJ Tee – Graveyard
Arok – Hittin’ Harder Than Dr. Phibes
Dagobert – No Mercy
Beat Crush Crew – Rock The World
Paul Hardcastle – 19 (Boys To War – 25th Anniversary Mix)
Beat Crush Crew – Rock The World (Instrumental)