DESCRIPTION

Despite unprecedented circumstances, house music has enjoyed yet another incredible year of releases, with 2021 looking set to continue providing yet more amazing additions to the genre. ‘Defected presents Most Rated 2021’ celebrates the wealth and variety of house created, played and enjoyed worldwide, showcasing the records that are currently inspiring selectors, and emerging future classics.

Most Rated presents the key tracks of the moment, the heavy hitters of the future and your DJ essentials in one unmissable package of unedited, unmixed and full-length tracks. Defected’s 2021 edition brings house heat from key artists like Jayda G, Disclosure, CamelPhat and Jax Jones alongside Defected friends and family David Penn, OFFAIAH, Ferreck Dawn, Kiddy Smile and The Shapeshifters.

As ever, Most Rated 2021 continues to champion releases from key imprints such as Jayda G’s ‘Both Of Us’ on Ninja Tune, Disclosure & Kelis ‘Watch Your Step’ on Island Records and CamelPhat x Yannis x Foals ‘Hypercolour’ on RCA, as well as the very best of Defected and its sister labels’ latest outputs.

Standout tracks from the Defected stable are Honey Dijon’s glossy house cut ‘Not About You’ featuring Hadiya George, Meduza’s chart-topping ‘Born To Love’ featuring SHELLS, The Vision’s stunning third single ‘Missing’ and Beatport #1 ‘Fur’ by Endor.

True to form, the compilation offers a diverse range of house music, from tech-inclined bangers to the soulful vocal cuts that characterise Defected’s sound.

       TRACKLIST

  1. Acid Mondays, Ali Love, The Show, Wolfgang Haffner – Everything (The Martinez Brothers Mix) (5:46)
  2. Ann Nesby – So Much Joy (Alaia & Gallo Remix) (3:43)
  3. Better Lost Than Stupid, Chaney – Overboard (feat. CHANEY) (Mousse T. Remix) (7:24)
  4. Bontan – Shake It (3:44)
  5. Boys Noize – Mvinline (Extended Mix) (5:08)
  6. Cakes Da Killa, Proper Villains – Don Dada (Honey Dijon & Luke Solomon’s Alcazar Remix) (2:59)
  7. Caribou – Never Come Back (Morgan Geist Remix) (7:18)
  8. Catz ‘n Dogz, Nick Maurer – Revolution (feat. Nick Maurer) (3:52)
  9. Copyright, Song Williamson – He Is (feat. Song Williamson) (Alaia & Gallo Remix) (4:05)
  10. Dam Swindle, Jitwam – Coffee in the Morning (Radio Edit) (3:45)
  11. Daniel Rateuke, Awen – Gold (6:02)
  12. Daniel Steinberg – Why Do You Hate Me (5:14)
  13. Darius Syrossian – Tivoli’s Groove (Extended Mix) (6:34)
  14. Dave + Sam – Facts (Catz ‘n Dogz Remix) (3:59)
  15. Dave + Sam, LATASHÁ – You Da Shit Girl (feat. LATASHÁ) (Harry Romero Extended Remix) (5:32)
  16. Dave Lee, Joey Negro, Billy Valentine – Power of the Mind (JN Redemption Mix) (7:36)
  17. David Penn – The Heat (Extended Mix) (5:59)
  18. Davie – Testify (Mousse T.’s Funky Shizzle Extended Remix) (5:48)
  19. Dennis Cruz, Leo Wood – To Burn (feat. Leo Wood) (Extended Mix) (6:53)
  20. Dennis Ferrer – Hey Hey (Riva Starr Paradise Garage Club Mix) (7:25)
  21. Dennis Ferrer, Dawn Tallman – Sunny Days (with Dawn Tallman) (Extended Mix) (6:22)
  22. Diephuis, Shea Soul – Don’t Speak (Deep Vocal Mix) (7:32)
  23. Diplo, SIDEPIECE – On My Mind (Purple Disco Machine Remix) (4:23)
  24. Disclosure – Ecstasy (5:03)
  25. Disclosure, Eko Roosevelt – Tondo (5:29)
  26. Disclosure, Kelis – Watch Your Step (3:49)
  27. DJ Island – One Love (6:30)
  28. Eats Everything – Honey (Edit) (3:18)
  29. Felix da Housecat, Chris Trucher – Chicago Love (5:05)
  30. Ferreck Dawn, Anthony Valadez – By My Side (feat. Anthony Valadez) (Extended Mix) (5:44)
  31. Fiorious – Follow Me (Roger Sanchez Extended Remix) (6:21)
  32. Floorplan – Save the Children (5:35)
  33. Francis Overcast, Kenny Dope – I Ain’t (The Kenny Dope Remix) (9:19)
  34. Frigid Armadillo – Roam in a Day (8:37)
  35. Gorgon City, Drama – Nobody (3:19)
  36. Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts – The Chase (7:09)
  37. Guz – U Got My Love (2:37)
  38. Heller & Farley Project – Ultra Flava (David Penn Extended Remix) (7:03)
  39. Honey Dijon, Hadiya George – Not About You (feat. Hadiya George) (Extended Mix) (6:36)
  40. Horse Meat Disco, Fi McCluskey – Love If You Need It (feat. Fi McCluskey) (4:23)
  41. Hot Chip – Positive (Marcel Vogel & Adam Port Remix) (7:30)
  42. Jaden Thompson – Closer (6:33)
  43. Jaden Thompson – To The Light (Extended Mix) (5:30)
  44. James Solace – Time (6:05)
  45. Jansons, Liz Cass – Less Ordinary (Deep Mix) (6:02)
  46. Jasper Street Co. – Praying For You (KDA Remix) (6:07)
  47. Jayda G – Both Of Us (5:53)
  48. Jimpster, CASAMENA – One (6:58)
  49. John Summit – Deep End (Extended Mix) (6:22)
  50. Kink – Bug (7:10)
  51. Lady Blackbird – Collage (Bruise Remix) (6:21)
  52. Logic1000 – Perfume (Edit) (3:35)
  53. Louie Vega, Nico Vega – How He Works (feat. Nico Vega) (Nico Funk Dub 2) (5:40)
  54. Louie Vega, The Martinez Brothers, Marc E. Bassy – Let It Go (with Marc E. Bassy) (Dom Dolla Remix) (4:39)
  55. Louie Vega, The Martinez Brothers, Marc E. Bassy – Let It Go (with Marc E. Bassy) (Extended Mix) (7:38)
  56. Love Regenerator, Steve Lacy, Calvin Harris – Live Without Your Love (3:25)
  57. Luke Solomon, Amy Douglas, Queen Rose – Love. Hope. Happiness (feat. Amy Douglas & Queen Rose) (Extended Happiness Mix) (7:15)
  58. Marco Faraone, Greeko – Armaghetton (Extended Mix) (5:57)
  59. Maurice Fulton, Peggy Gou – Jigoo (6:27)
  60. Melvo Baptiste, Phebe Edwards – Bad Company (feat. Phebe Edwards) (Extended Mix) (6:11)
  61. Michael Kiwanuka – Final Days (Bonobo Remix) (5:40)
  62. Mike Dunn – If I Can’t Get Down (Mousse T.’s Funky Shizzle Extended Mix) (7:22)
  63. Mike Steva – Dawn of a New Day (6:51)
  64. Moodymann – Do Wrong (4:34)
  65. Nasser Baker – About You (3:33)
  66. Nicholas Ryan Gant, Karizma – Gypsy Woman (Kaytronik Remix) (3:36)
  67. NightFunk – About Your Love (6:39)
  68. N-You-Up, Mike Dunn, David Penn – Jack My Body (David Penn Remix) (5:58)
  69. OFFAIAH – Play It By Ear (Club Mix) (6:09)
  70. Paris Green, Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell – Oh Yes (2:39)
  71. Pax, Rui Da Silva – Touch Me (PAX & Rui Da Silva Extended Version) (6:46)
  72. Piem, Annna – 19 (3:08)
  73. Purple Disco Machine, Sophie and the Giants – Hypnotized (Club Dub Mix) (4:54)
  74. Risk Assessment, Jemeni G – Remember Me (feat. Jemeni G) (Yuksek Extended Remix) (4:43)
  75. Riva Starr, Santos, Troels Abrahamsen – Up On The Hill (3:34)
  76. Roberto Surace – Joys (Nic Fanciulli Club Re-Edit) (6:36)
  77. Robyn – Baby Forgive Me (Floorplan Remix) (7:24)
  78. Róisín Murphy – Murphy’s Law (Edit) (3:50)
  79. Sebjak, Fahlberg – Chaka (Edit) (3:20)
  80. Selace – So Hooked On Your Lovin (Gorgon City Extended Remix) (5:41)
  81. Sonny Fodera, Dom Dolla – Moving Blind (3:12)
  82. Sorley – Deadeye (Extended Mix) (6:10)
  83. The Revenge, Kristina Sheli – Mine (Original Mix) (7:10)
  84. The Shapeshifters, Billy Porter – Finally Ready (feat. Billy Porter) (3:56)
  85. The Shapeshifters, Billy Porter – Finally Ready (feat. Billy Porter) (Catz ‘n Dogz Extended Pride Mix) (6:42)
  86. The Shapeshifters, Kimberly Davis – Second Chance (feat. Kimberly Davis) (3:24)
  87. The Vision, Andreya Triana – Mountains (feat. Andreya Triana) (Joey Negro Live And Direct Mix) (3:19)
  88. The Vision, Andreya Triana, Ben Westbeech – Missing (feat. Andreya Triana & Ben Westbeech) (Extended Mix) (6:00)
  89. Vintage Culture, Elise LeGrow – It Is What It Is (feat. Elise LeGrow) (2:44)