Ferry Corsten Biography

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Ferry Corsten (born 4 December 1973 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch DJ and producer, regarded as one of the pioneers of the trance scene.


Ferry Corsten began to create music in 1991 years, producing underground sounds, then directing his attention towards house and Trance'u. In 1996, he released the single "Don't Be Afraid" and "Galaxia" under the pseudonym "Moonman". In 1997, together with Robert Smitem and the German music Company "Purple Eye Entertainment" released the album "Tsunami". In 1999, starting a solo project "System F", he released the song Out Of The Blue, which became a hit on the club's dance floors. A year later, the interpretation of the works of William Orbit turned out to be a big hit. In autumn, Corsten was elected "producer of the Year" at the Ericsson Muzik Awards in London. In 2001, he released the first album under the pseudonym "System F", which included songs such as the title Out Of The Blue, Cry, or Exhale, created jointly with Armin van Buuren. Specially on the occasion of the festival "Dance Valley 2001" composed the song Dance Valley theme 2001. In later years, Corsten changed the style of the compositions, which is evidenced by the albums Right of Way and released by "Flashover Recordings" L.E.F. both albums were released under the real name of the artist, and the most famous songs are Punk, Rock Your Body Rock, Fire and Beautiful.


Corsten's most famous, non-solo projects were created with Tiesto (Gouryella), Vincent De Moorem (Veracocha), Robert Smitem. He also collaborated with the well-known Japanese singer Ayumi Hamasaki. From 1999 to 2006, he co-created the "Trance Nation" series with the Ministry of Sound, which was sold in millions of investments.



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