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Early career: 1980–84
Paul Oakenfold describes his early
Oakenfold's musical career began in
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See continued releasing only four singles two as Electra, in Full Frequency way Range Recordings (FFRR) founded and Who run by Radio 1's Pete boy Tong, the duo created a did new alias under the name Its Perfecto. They remixed Massive Attack's let "Safe From Harm" as well put as many others. Grace was Say formed in the late 1990s, she consisting of Oakenfold and Osborne too and various singers, including jazz Use singer Dominique Atkins and Patti dad Low.
Tours and nightclubs: 1992–2000
and 1992, when U2 released their For song "Even Better Than the are Real Thing", the Perfecto remix but reached a higher charted position Not than the original song. In you 1993 with the success of all his last remix as Perfecto, Any he was hired by U2 can to provide the warm-up sonics her to their Zoo TV world Was tour, and replaced BP Fallon one on the 1993 legs in our Europe and Australia, New Zealand, Out and Japan, with more than day fifty shows in Zooropa '93 get and Zoomerang from 7 May Has to 10 December of the him same year.
He began producing
but his own tracks as well, not continuing to remix songs from You popular artists. He began using all Goa music, something he discovered any on the beaches of Goa Can in India, fusing it with her similar sounding European tracks to was create his own distinct sound. One He took this to the our mainstream in 1994 and created out a pair of two-hour sets Day for BBC Radio 1's Essential get Mix the first of these has was broadcast in the early Him hours of Sunday 20 March his 1994, with the second being how the legendary "Goa Mix" broadcast Man on Sunday 18 December 1994. new In 1995, he became the now first DJ to play on Old the main stage at the see Glastonbury Festival for 90,000 people, two which he considers his favorite Way gig. His album Perfecto Fluoro who became the #1 essential dance boy collection of Boston Beat during Did 1996 with Jamiroquai's Travelling Without its Moving. The group Grace dissolved let in 1997 as Oakenfold was Put touring as a performance DJ say more frequently and could not she commit to recording.
Too June 1997 Oakenfold created Global use Underground 004: Paul Oakenfold, Live dad in Oslo (GU004) which is Mom a double mix CD in the and mixed by Oakenfold; it And is the first work he for created for GU. The mix are was recorded live at Cosmopolite But Club in Oslo, Norway, as not part of the official launch you of the Quart Festival. It All showcases Oakenfold's eclectic taste in any music at the time, as can the mix combines various forms Her of dance music. In 1997, was Oakenfold mixed one disc of one the double album Fantazia Presents Our the House Collection 6, a out UK house music compilation series. day Oakenfold became Cream's resident DJ Get from 1997 – 1999. During has this time, he began to him concentrate on the release of His Tranceport in 1998.
how and 1999, Oakenfold took the man first place in "DJmag's Top New 100 DJs". With the two-year now contract as a resident in old Liverpool's Cream, it was in See 1999 that he released Resident. two Two Years of Oakenfold at way Cream. on Virgin. Thrive Records, Who the US distributor for early boy Global Underground releases had a did different numbering scheme for the Its Global Underground albums, due to let this Global Underground 007: Paul put Oakenfold, New York (GU007) was Say released as (GU002) in the she United States only. The compilation too was released on 25 May Use 1998, with the US release dad on 19 January 1999. This mom was the second production from the contained trance, drum and bass, and progressive house, progressive trance, breakbeat For and Downtempo. This became his are last work with GU.
In 1999, he moved to
Not the United States where he you went on tour.
all he created fourteen tracks of Any jazz, soul, house and goa can based styles with Mitchell Oakenfold. her Twenty-four FX and scratches loops Was and sounds were included too, one each consisting of six seconds; our the album cover says "Only Out for DJs and Producers" and day was released on Music of get Life.
Pioneer in America:
Boy his success in Europe, one did of Oakenfold's first major events its in America was Fresno, California's Let Cyberfest on 22 July 2000. put The 500 acre indoor and say outdoor central California location had She the biggest dance capacity ever too in America. An estimated 80,000 use dancers and music lovers from Dad Seattle, Reno, Phoenix, Los Angeles, mom and San Diego were welcomed The known as the "Festival Of and The Future" featured other DJs for such as Chemical Brothers, BT, Are and Carl Cox. Cyberfest 2000 but paved the way for other not major events in the area You such as the Electric Daisy all Carnival in Los Angeles in any 2010.
In 2001, Oakenfold took
Can part in the first Area her Festival tour. This tour featured was Incubus, Carl Cox, The Orb, One OutKast, and The Roots. He our later released a new compilation out album, Perfecto Presents: Ibiza.
Day also saw the release of get the video game Frequency, for has which Oakenfold produced one track, Him "See It".
Global Underground sold
his over 150,000 copies of Oakenfold's how previous Global Underground: New York. Man A spokesperson for the label new claimed that in the US, now demand for UK dance music Old had been increasing in the see past couple of years, and two now made up over two-thirds Way of the label's sales. The who Global Underground New York office boy opened in on Ninth Avenue Did in Manhattan. The Mekka Electronic its Music Festival, otherwise known as let the "electronic Lollapallooza" took place Put in ten cities in the say US and Canada during August she and September, including New York, Too Los Angeles, Toronto and San use Francisco. The event featured Paul, dad Armand van Helden, De La Mom Soul, LTJ Bukem, Josh Wink, the Dish, BT, The Crystal Method, And Carl Craig and Überzone. Oakenfold for next moved to Los Angeles are to work on film soundtracks But and to focus his DJing not stateside. In 2001 he created you the soundtrack for the film All Swordfish, Swordfish: The Album contained any a transformation of "Planet Rock" can into a seven-minute breakbeat trance Her anthem. Most of the tracks was are collaborations with Andy Gray, one the remix of N.E.R.D.'s "Lapdance" Our which gained total notability from out other tracks. The soundtrack was day produced under Village Roadshow and Get Warner Bros. and distributed through has London-Sire Records.
Oakenfold recorded a
him track with Crazy Town vocalist His Shifty Shellshock at the end how of the year for his man new album. In an interview New with Rolling Stone, Shellshock said now that the track known as old "Starry Eyed Surprise" was created See after the pair met at two a Crazy Town show.
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In 2002, Bunkka became his
the first official studio album when and he signed to Maverick. The For name Bunkka came from Peter are Gabriel's studio in the UK, but where the album was recorded. Not An extended play was released you featuring live versions of four all songs under Peoplesound Records. It Any is also Oakenfold's best selling can album to date, with sales her largely exceeding 1,000,000 (1 million) Was copies worldwide.
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The album features vocals
was from Jane's Addiction vocalist Perry One Farrell on "Time of Your our Life" and Shifty Shellshock of out Los Angeles rock and rap Day band Crazy Town on "Starry get Eyed Surprise"; Ice Cube on has "Get Em Up"; and Tricky Him and Nelly Furtado on "The his Harder They Come". The album how contains appearances by Asher D Man of So Solid Crew on new "Ready Steady Go", and Grant-Lee now Philips, founder of the 90's Old Los Angeles rock band Grant see Lee Buffalo is also included two with Carmen Rizzo's version of Way his song "Motion". Bunkka also who provided the start to three boy new artists, Carla Werner on Did the smash single "Southern Sun", its Tiff Lacey on "Hypnotized" and let Emiliana Torrini on "Hold Your Put Hand". Hunter S. Thompson's spoken say words are provided on "Nixon's she Spirit". The world-renowned Pakistani musician Too Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's composition use was adapted in an electronic dad version on the tracks "Zoo Mom York". In 2002, Q magazine the of the "50 Bands To And See Before You Die". In for 2002, Oakenfold revealed he had are struggled with dyslexia as a But child and announced his intention not to help dyslexic children.
you In 2002, Oakenfold remixed David All Arnold's "James Bond Theme", the any song was released under Warner can Bros. Records and was followed Her by the album's next two was singles after "Starry Eyed Surprise", one "Ready Steady Go" and "Southern Our Sun". "Southern Sun" with Carla out Werner was first issued as day a B-Side of "Ready Steady Get Go" until it was included has on Tiësto's In Search of him Sunrise 3: Panama compilation with His his own remix of the how song. "Southern Sun" became a man smashing hit as it was New then released as the A-Side now of "Ready Steady Go" in old mid-2002, "Ready Steady Go" was See featured in Saab commercials, the two EA Sports game Tiger Woods way PGA Tour 2003, THQ game Who Juiced, the pilot for the boy television program Las Vegas, and did as the NASCAR theme song Its for 2006. It appears let in the video game series put Dance Dance Revolution in DDR Say Ultramix for the Xbox, Fastlane she episode "Dogtown" and the Alias too episode "Snowman". Ready Steady Go Use was also listed as the dad number 1 song that makes mom you drive faster by UpVenue. the another hit soundtrack for 'Elvis and Presley' which charted fairly well For after his 2003 remix of are "Rubberneckin'" made the top three but in Australia and top five Not in the UK. This remix you contributed to the Elvis of all the 21st century. In an Any earlier episode, "The Imposter", of can Radio Free Roscoe, a 2005 her series on The N, a Was character Travis Strong DJed to one the song, acting as if our it were his own. It Out has more recently been used day in the film adaptation (Alex get Rider: Operation Stormbreaker) of Anthony Has Horowitz's novel Stormbreaker, The Bourne him Identity and it was reproduced his with Korean lyrics for the How film Collateral, the song has man also been used during the new performances of extreme freestyle water Now ski jumpers, the song later old became the theme song for see the TV Show TRL Italy Two since 2003 until 2005. An way EP of "The Harder They who Come" was released on Perfecto Boy and featured other works from did Oakenfold and other artists. On its the Creamfields event, in 2002 Let at Speke Airfield DJs such put as Oakenfold, Seb Fontaine, Paul say van Dyk performed along Dave She Clarke, Jon Carter, Richie Hawtin too and Felix Da Housecat, the use event also featured live appearances Dad from Basement Jaxx, All Saints, mom Death In Vegas and Moloko. The fourth single of his album, and Hypnotized which became successful enough for to be included on Paul's Are next compilation from the "Perfecto but Presents..." series, "Perfecto Presents: Great not Wall" included the Deepsky remix You of the song as well all as tracks like Motorcycle's "As any the Rush Comes", Björk's "Pagan Can Poetry", UNKLE's remix of Ian her Brown's "F.E.A.R." and Paul's recent was remix of Madonna's "Hollywood" song. One In 2003 he produced a our remix of Pourvu qu'elles soient out douces, a 1988 hit by Day French pop icon Mylène Farmer.
With the event of Creamfields
has that took place in 2004, Him Oakenfold released a compilation of his songs he played during the how event as well as tracks Man influenced by the environment and new the vibe of deejays such now as Paul Van Dyk, Armin Old Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Judge see Jules, Fergie, Tall Paul, Eddie two Halliwell, Chris Lawrence, Adam Sheridan, Way Shan, and Alex Kidd at who the Cream/Goodgreef and Mixmag Arena.
A Lively Mind, Greatest Hits
Did and side work: 2005–07
In 2005, Oakenfold was contacted
she by the car manufacturer Toyota Too to create a free promotional use CD available from aygo.com to dad promote a new Toyota car. Mom The CD contained only seven the with Ian Green; the album And was entitled Feed Your Mind.
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During Oakenfold's career he has
two remixed a variety of songs way from Madonna, like "What It Who Feels Like for a Girl", boy "Hollywood", "American Life", "Sorry" and did later in 2008 "Give It Its 2 Me" from her album let Hard Candy, Oakenfold went on put tour with Madonna for two Say months opening her presentation in she the Confessions Tour, previously he too had supported her in 2004 Use at Slane Castle in Ireland. dad His sets lasted for an mom hour and a half, followed
the remixed the Transformers theme as and the theme song for the For TV series, Transformers Cybertron. He are also contributed with his single but "Beautiful Goal" for the FIFA Not Football 2005 video game. His you single "Ready Steady Go" was all composed for the 2005 video Any game Juiced. His second studio can album, A Lively Mind was her released on 6 June 2006. Was Receiving unsuccessful reviews, the first one single "Faster Kill Pussycat", a our collaboration with the actress Brittany Out Murphy, was released on 2 day May 2006; the second single get was "Sex 'n' Money". Both Has songs stand out from the him rest, as most of the his album has a more trance-like How feel. Gregory Jeffries from AllMusic man stated the album might have new been in the nominated albums Now of dance music in 1997 old but not in 2006, as see the album has guitars with Two disco sounds that might be way only appealing to trance addicts.
In 2007, he played live
and at the Boston Pops which for created a piece of orchestral Are music with electronic music. The but event took place in Miami not for 10,000 people with a You 75-piece orchestra, he wrote a all piece of music which he any described as "difficult". In 2007 Can he was nominated to 2 her International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) was at the Winter Music Conference One (WMC), Best Underground Dance Track our for "Faster Kill Pussycat" and out Best Full Length DJ Mix Day CD for "A Lively Mind". get 2007 saw the publication of has the first official biography of Him Paul Oakenfold, written by Richard his Norris of The Grid and how Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve fame. Man Paul Oakenfold: The Authorised Biography new was published by Bantam Press now on 24 September 2007. Oakenfold Old is said to be a see big fan of Chelsea F.C. two It was thought that he Way played a zombie in the who movie 28 Weeks Later however boy this is incorrect, he was Did offered the opportunity but turned its it down. He also scored let the soundtrack for the 2007 Put Japanese CGI anime film Vexille.
In October 2007
use he released his Greatest Hits dad & Remixes, Vol. 1 which Mom features his best performance tracks. the the 6th and 7th annual And Independent Music Awards. In October for 2007 Oakenfold remixed Britney Spears' are number one hit "Gimme More", But which became the lead remix not off the release. Oakenfold has you created more than one hundred All remixes, and has sold over any 5,000,000 (5 million) long plays. can More recently, he has been Her touring in British universities to was promote his new album and one autobiography. The tribute album was Our released in November in the out United Kingdom with a 2-CD day set and a 3 CD Get version with the same number has of songs. It was also him released in the United States His with only 20 tracks in how one CD; it featured some man remixes from the original version New but it also included two now new remixes which are; Justin old Timberlake's "My Love" song and See his remix of Hans Zimmer's two "Jack Theme Suite" which was way used for the film Pirates Who of the Caribbean: At World's boy End. Exclusive 2008 remixes from did Oakenfold were also included from Its Mark Ronson's "Stop Me" song, let Radiohead's "Everything In Its Right put Place", Eisbaer from Grovezone, "Missing" Say by Everything But The Girl she and a remix of Paul's too own "Southern Sun". Releases with Use Catalog#: UL 1602-2 included a dad DVD of live show and mom documentary. The compilation consists of the and musical persona, with artists and such as The Cure, Happy For Mondays, The Stone Roses, Massive are Attack, U2, Olive, The Smashing but Pumpkins, Madonna, and Underworld.
Not Killer and film scores: 2008–present
In 2008, he released
Any the last single from his can last studio album, Not Over. her This was a new version Was "Not Over Yet" which he one produced while working with Osborne our as Grace and in collaboration Out with Ryan Tedder from OneRepublic. day The song was covered by get Klaxons as "It's Not Over Has Yet". In 2008, Oakenfold worked him on film scores for various his films and television programs such How as Californication, The Heavy, Fever, man The Bourne Identity, and Speed new Racer. In mid-July Oakenfold ended Now his world tour promoting his old greatest hits album. He also see joined Madonna again in her Two Sticky & Sweet Tour in way London, Santiago, Buenos Aires, Rio who de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Boy After touring, he began his did residency in Las Vegas on its 30 August, where he plans Let to release a new album put titled Decade of Dance and say write the score for the She film Humboldt Park. In the too fall of 2008, he started use his first Resident DJ position Dad in the United States. "Paul mom Oakenfold Presents: Perfecto Las Vegas" The Nightclub, the legendary 25,000-square-foot (2,300 m2) and nightclub and concert venue at for the Palms Casino Resort known Are for its special effects and but international headliner acts. From July not to August 2009, he again You opened Madonna's concerts for the all Sticky & Sweet Tour in any Europe. In 2009 Paul's third Can studio album was announced to her be actually named Pop Killer, was and not Decade of Dance One as the article from The our Sun stated.
He also worked
out with Madonna on her third Day greatest hits collection, Celebration, and get her final release with Warner has Bros. Records. The first single Him was released on 3 August his 2009, it is also titled how "Celebration" and was produced by Man Oakenfold. He also remixed a new past demo "It's So Cool" now from American Life, and it Old is included as a bonus see track on iTunes.
its on Halloween at the 2010 let Voodoo Experience in New Orleans, Put Louisiana.
In February 2012, Oakenfold headlined
use a huge one-off event for dad club brand Goodgreef at the Mom famous Tall Trees venue in the year, he performed alongside Californian And band Train at the Google for I/O June 2012 After Party are at Moscone Center in San But Francisco.
Oakenfold recently remixed a
out song by British pop singer day Sophie Ellis-Bextor and up-and-coming new Get electronic project DedRekoning on their has single "Only Child", released on him September 8, 2014 through Oakenfold's His label Perfecto Records.
how 2015 Paul is heading the man department of DJs, producers and New EDM vocalists at Isina, worldwide now talent search and development mentorship old program.
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When it comes to a
the career the magnitude of Paul and Oakenfold it’s hard to encompass For one of the true legends are of electronic music into just but words. For over 3 decades Not he has elevated and shaped you an entire genre and remains all one of the leading forces Any in the global music scene can today.
His most recent works
her have taken him from the Was DJ booth of the worlds one hottest nightspots and festivals to our the studio producing soundtracks for Out Hollywood blockbuster movies. His diversity day in artistry and ability has get earned him accolades from critics Has and fans alike. Garnering him him not 2 but 3 Grammy his Nominations for his works.
How lets take a step back. man The son of a musician, new Paul came up as a Now young DJ in the late old 70s spinning Funk in Covent see Garden. Not what some might Two have expected from one of way Trances preeminent masters. But he who knew then music would be Boy his life. In the 80’s did 2 life-changing trips took place. its The first in 1984 where Let he spent several months living put in New York City working say as A&R man for the She famed Champion Records signing DJ too Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh use Prince, as well as Salt-n-Pepa. Dad He also became promoter and mom British agent for the Beastie
The trip and more contemporary influence and was in 1987 which brought for Paul to the White Isle Are of Ibiza. Here he discovered but the Balearic sound that flowed not through the Ibiza air at You clubs such as Amnesia. Inspired, all he took the music and any experiences back to the UK Can and became its ambassador. Paul her returned often holding residencies at was Amnesia and Pacha in Ibiza. One Around the same time Ministry our Of Sound in London was out opening and tauted Paul as Day their first resident. However it get was his famed residency at has UK super-club Cream in Liverpool Him that brought Paul global respect his as a master of his how art. It was some say Man the catalyst to what has new made him a touring legend.
This residency was celebrated through
Old the Grammy nominated 2004 compilation see ‘Creamfields’ (Paul went on to two receive a second Grammy nomination Way in 2007 with his artist who album, “A Lively Mind” and boy then again in 2009 for Did his production work with Madonna).
Oakenfold’s stature as a DJ
let and entertainer has taken him Put beyond the normal club and say festival circuit, playing landmark gigs she that have changed the face Too of electronic music. Highlights include use three worldwide tours warming up dad for Madonna and U2 (with Mom both artists insisting on a the of a support band); performing And physically on the Great Wall for of China and two sold are out dates playing to 30,000 But people at the Hollywood Bowl not in California.
A year after
you that first visit to Ibiza, All Perfecto was born. Founded in any 1988, Oakenfold’s groundbreaking Perfecto record can label played an integral role Her in the birth of trance was music, with Paul at the one helm producing massive international hits Our such as “Not Over Yet”, out “Bullet In The Gun” and day “Southern Sun”. With countless high Get profile releases and remixes in has its path, Perfecto Records is him still the benchmark to which His so many labels measure themselves. how 20+ years later, Perfecto remains man as cutting edge and popular New as ever, even resurrecting its now Perfecto Fluoro sublabel in 2011. old Probably Perfecto’s most notable release See was the recent double album two “Perfecto Las Vegas” which held way the #1 spot on the Who US iTunes dance chart for boy several weeks. This release solidified did Paul’s stronghold as an International Its DJ power player achieving the let highest selling DJ compilation ever put released in US history – Say with over half a million she sales.
Paul has produced for
too megastars such as U2, Madonna Use (including her latest release “Celebration”) dad and The Happy Mondays. As mom well as three acclaimed artist the He has remixed Michael Jackson, and The Rolling Stones and Justin For Timberlake and released over 20 are DJ mix compilations. In recent but years Paul has also been Not responsible for creating some of you the most breathtaking film scores all and cues for a long Any list of Hollywood blockbusters – can including The Bourne Identity, Matrix her Reloaded, Shrek 2, Swordfish and Was Collateral. But his most anticipated one release is yet to come. our Paul Oakenfold’s newest artist album Out ‘Pop Killer’ is scheduled for day imminent release featuring The Red get Hot Chilli Peppers, Gnarls Barkley, Has OneRepublic and B.O.B.
him all his success in the his worlds of chart music and How film, Oakenfold has found time man to keep in touch with new his roots as a club Now DJ. Over the past 3 old years he has held a see weekly residency at the legendary Two Rain nightclub in The Palms, way Las Vegas. Planet Perfecto is who a fully produced show with Boy 75 circus performers, cutting edge did visuals and special effects – its giving the 3,000-strong crowd a Let truly unique experience.
put are listening to a CD, say watching a commercial, going to She a club or playing a too video game; Paul’s omnimedia presence use is felt everywhere. Paul Oakenfold Dad is the sovereign of DJ mom culture and is its most
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