Feel the Pressure

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Feel the Pressure
Studio album by Darren Styles
Released 23 August 2010 (2010-08-23)
Recorded 2008–2010
Genre Hardcore, Dance
Length 96:51
Label All Around the World, Universal Music TV
Producer Darren Styles, Re-Con, Manian, United in Dance, Francis Hill, Chris Unknown, Styles & Breeze, Vince Hysse & NJ Hinton
Darren Styles chronology
Skydivin'
(2008)
Feel the Pressure
(2010)

Feel the Pressure is the second studio album by Darren Styles. It was released August 23, 2010.[citation needed]

Background[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Styles' previous album Skydivin' (2008) was his début album as a solo artist and sold well achieving a Gold certification. Recording for Feel the Pressure followed on from the release of the first album and Styles' main collaborator was Re-Con who co-wrote and produced six songs on the album. Other producers included Manian, Chris Unknown and frequent collaborator Mark Breeze.

The album was released on All Around the World records on 23 August 2010 and reached a peak of No 23 on the UK Albums Chart.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sound Without a Name"   Darren Styles, Mike Di Scala, Paul Newton, Daniel Sherman 3:47
2. "Holding On"   Styles 4:12
3. "Take You Down"   Styles, Di Scala, Alexander Perls, Kelly Barnes 3:05
4. "Outta My Head" (with Manian) Styles, Manuel Reuter, Yann Peifer 4:05
5. "Feel the Pressure"   Styles 3:20
6. "Days Like These" (feat. Lisa Abbott) Styles, Lisa Abbott 3:44
7. "Raining Down"   Styles, Di Scala 4:41
8. "Like a Bitch"   Styles, Di Scala, Perls, Barnes 4:05
9. "Pandora"   Styles 4:08
10. "Universe"   Styles 4:38
11. "Open Your Eyes" (feat. Mia J) Styles, Sherman 4:14
12. "Take Me Away"   Anonymous 3:42
13. "Light Up the Sky" (acoustic mix) Styles, Francis Hill 3:39
Total length:
51:20
Disc 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Breathe Again"   Styles, Pete Kirtley 3:06
2. "Rock Me Out"   Styles, Perls, Barnes 3:29
3. "Bassline Road"   Styles 4:03
4. "Pacific Sun"   Styles, Paul Hobbs, Leon Van Brown, Di Scala 3:18
5. "Shining Star" (feat. Molly) Styles, Chris Sargent, Dave Hyde, Keith Ryder 4:03
6. "Now or Never"   Styles, Sargent 3:39
7. "Symphonic" (feat. Kirsty Anderson) Styles, Di Scala 5:05
8. "Amigos"   Alex Christensen, Peter Könemann 3:57
9. "Sorry"   Styles 3:59
10. "Silver Water"   Vince Nysse, NJ Hinton, Styles 3:26
11. "Higher Ground"   Styles 4:34
12. "Air"   Styles 3:52
Total length:
46:31

Personnel[edit]

  • Darren Styles – vocals, producer (all tracks except disc 2 track 10), remixing (disc 1 track 12, disc 2 track 10)[2]
Production[2]
  • Re-Con – producer (disc 1 tracks 1, 3, 7 & 8, disc 2 tracks 4 & 7)
  • Manian – producer (disc 1 track 4)
  • United in Dance – producer (disc 1 track 12)
  • Francis Hill – producer (disc 1 track 13)
  • Chris Unknown – producer (disc 2 tracks 5 & 6)
  • Styles & Breeze – producer (disc 2 track 8)
  • Vince Nysse & NJ Hinton – producer (disc 2 track 10)
Additional musicians[2]
  • Kelly Barnes – vocals (disc 1 tracks 3 & 8, disc 2 track 2)
  • Lisa Abbott – vocals (disc 1 track 6)
  • Mia J – vocals (disc 1 track 11)
  • Molly – vocals (disc 2 track 5)
  • Kirsty Anderson – vocals (disc 2 track 7)
  • Jenna Lee – vocals (disc 2 track 8)
  • Pascale – vocals (disc 2 track 10)
  • Mike Di Scala – backing vocals (disc 1 tracks 1 & 7)
  • Francis Hill – guitar (disc 1 track 13, disc 2 track 11)
Other personnel[2]
  • Engine – artwork
  • Ian McManus – photography

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[3] 23

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 23 August 2010 (2010-08-23) All Around the World, Universal Music TV 2xCD GLOBECD89

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1961303
  2. ^ a b c d Feel the Pressure (Media notes). Darren Styles. UK: All Around the World. 2010. GLOBECD89. 
  3. ^ Darren Styles. The Official Charts

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