Heart of Gold (Force & Styles song)

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"Heart of Gold"
Force & Styles - Heart of Gold.jpg
Single by Force & Styles
from the album All over the UK
Released 25 July 1998
Format CD, 12" vinyl
Recorded 1996
Genre Happy hardcore, House
Length 4:23
Label Diverse
Songwriter(s) Paul Hobbs, Darren Mew
Producer(s) Force & Styles, Steelworks Productions

"Heart of Gold" is a song written and recorded by Force & Styles. It was first recorded and released in on Force & Styles album All over the UK (1996) with the vocals by Jenna, and it was released as a single in 1998 with vocals by Kelly Llorenna. It is one of the most well known hardcore songs and was used as the name of Force & Styles's greatest hits album Heart of Gold. In 2002, Llorenna released a new version as her fourth solo single produced by Flip & Fill.

Force & Styles version[edit]

The original version was a happy hardcore song with vocals by Jenna Barr. It was released as a one sided 12" promo on United Dance Recordings and this is the version which appears on Force & Styles's first album All over the UK and their greatest hits album Heart of Gold (2000).

In 1998 the song was released as a single on Diverse records. The new versions had additional production by Eliot Kennedy, Mike Percy and Tim Lever of Steelworks Productions to make the song more commercial. Force & Styles also produced a new version as well with vocals by Kelly Llorenna for the single.

Track listing[edit]

12-inch promo (1996)
  1. "Heart of Gold" (feat. Jenna) – 7:59
CD Single (1998)
  1. "Heart of Gold" (feat. Kelly Llorenna) – 4:23
  2. "Heart of Gold" (Rated PG Premier mix) – 7:23
  3. "Heart of Gold '98" (feat. Kelly Llorenna) – 7:45
12" Single 1 (1998)
  1. "Heart of Gold '98" (feat. Kelly Llorenna) – 7:45
  2. "Heart of Gold" (original mix) (feat. Jenna) – 7:59
12" Single 2 (1998)
  1. "Heart of Gold" (extended mix) (feat. Kelly Llorenna)
  2. "Heart of Gold" (Ruff Driverz club mix)
  3. "Heart of Gold" (Rated PG club mix)

Personnel[edit]

Force & Styles
Production
Additional musicians
  • Jenna Barr – vocals
  • Kelly Llorenna – vocals (on 1998 single version)
  • Colin Brett – guitar (on 1998 single version)
Other personnel
  • Mark Yates – design

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak Position
UK Singles Chart 55[1]

Kelly Llorenna version[edit]

"Heart of Gold"
Kelly Llorenna - Heart of Gold.jpg
Single by Kelly Llorenna
from the album All Clubbed Up
Released 30 November 2002
Format CD, 12" vinyl
Genre Trance
Label All Around the World
Songwriter(s) Paul Hobbs, Darren Mew
Producer(s) Flip & Fill

In 2002, Kelly Llorenna re-recorded and released the song as her fourth solo single. It was a commercial trance song produced by Flip & Fill.

Track listing[edit]

CD single
  1. "Heart of Gold" (radio edit) – 3:03
  2. "Heart of Gold" (Flip & Fill remix) – 6:37
  3. "Heart of Gold" (DJ Demand remix) – 6:47
12-inch single
  1. "Heart of Gold" (Flip & Fill remix) – 6:37
  2. "Heart of Gold" (Infextious remix) – 6:46
  3. "Heart of Gold" (Hixxy's remix) – 6:42
12-inch promo
  1. "Heart of Gold" (Flip & Fill remix) – 6:37
  2. "Heart of Gold" (DJ Demand remix) – 6:47
  3. "Heart of Gold" (Infextious remix) – 6:46
  4. "Heart of Gold" (Hixxy's remix) – 6:42
  5. "Heart of Gold" (Kenny Hayes remix) – 6:40

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak Position
UK Singles Chart 19[2]

Personnel[edit]

Production
Other personnel
  • Ignition – design

References[edit]

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