One of the most mentioned retro albums on the Pure Energy social media channels is none other than Hi Impact 11!
Back in the day the Hi Impact series was one our most popular ranges, containing pop and dance chart hits with BPMs ranging right up to 157!
Hi Impact 11 was released on cassette tape and CD, with the BPMs starting at 138 and rocketing to 152, before dropping back down and finishing with a 10 minute MSE (or Muscular Strength and Endurance) section on both sides.
It featured chart hits of the time from JX (remember them?) Tin Tin Out, Tall Paul, Janet Jackson, Holly Johnson and the much missed music legend, Prince. There are also some pretty obscure artists on there too… Spaghetti Surfers? X-Avia? That timeless classic from Corky – ‘Doom Bung Bang’…? Nope, not ones I remember!
Check out the full tracklist here:
- Viola Wills – Get Along Without You Now
- JX – Close To Your Heart
- DJ Flavour – Your Caress
- DJ Quicksilver – Bellissima
- Mary Kiani – With Or Without You
- Red 5 – I Love You… Stop
- Louise – Naked (TDV Mix)
- Tin Tin Out – Dance With Me
- DJ Professor – Walking On Up
- Hondy – No Access
- Tall Paul – Rock Da House
- Kerry Ann Martin – Feels Like Heaven
- Chic – Good Times
- Kool & The Gang – Get Down On It
- Melba Moore – Love’s Coming At Ya
- Obsession – Shine
- JX – You Belong To Me
- Spaghetti Surfers – The Saint (Circle of Light Mix)
- Absurd – I’m Here To Chill
- Clubland – Refugees
- X-Avia – Dreaming
- Sapphire – Never Be Lonely
- Groove Bird – Natural Born Grooves
- Corky – Doom Bung Bang
- Rimbaud feat. Sabrina Johnson – Hard Times
- The Course – Ready Or Not
- Janet Jackson – What Have You Done For Me Lately?
- Terence Trent D’Arby – Dance Little Sister
- Prince – Girls ‘n’ Boys
- Holly Johnson – Love Train
Ok – curiosity got the better of me and I had to YouTube that Corky track… it’s actually got a pretty driving beat, I can see why we included it in a Hi Impact release (my ears though!) For your listening pleasure, here you go:
If this has got you in the mood for some 90s Dance, check out Ceri Hannan’s 90s Dance album
and our 90s Club Classics range
not a Doom Bung Bang in sight, but Tin Tin Out and JX do make an appearance!