Higher State of Consciousness

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"Higher State of Consciousness"
Single by Josh Wink
from the album Left Above The Clouds
Released March 27, 1995
Format various
Recorded 1995
Genre Breakbeat, acid house, electronica, big beat
Length 8:00
Label various
Producer(s) Josh Wink
Josh Wink singles chronology
"Don't Laugh
(1995)
"Higher State of Consciousness"
(1995)
"Are You There..."
(1996)

"Higher State of Consciousness" is a song by American DJ Josh Wink. It was first released in March 1995.

Background[edit]

The song was initially a hit in the UK in 1995, where it reached #8 on the UK singles. The official 'Original Tweekin' Acid Funk Mix' was remixed by several artists the following year. The radio edit was remixed by Dex and Jonesey and the single peaked at #7 on the UK singles chart.[1] The track was remixed for a third time in 2007 by Dirty South. It reached #70 on the UK singles chart[1] and #1 on the UK Dance Chart. A key sample from the track was used by The Porn Kings for their 1996 track "Up to No Good".

Tracklistings[edit]

1995 UK CD single[edit]

  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Radio Edit) (2:55)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Original Tweekin' Acid Funk Edit) (3:00)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (DJ Wink's Hardhouse Mix) (7:56)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Jules & Skins Short Vox Mix) (4:46)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Jules & Skins Long & Epic Mix) (6:33)

1996 UK CD single[edit]

  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Radio Edit (Dex And Jonesey)) (3:39)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Original Tweekin' Acid Funk Mix) (6:16)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Dex & Jonesey's Higher Stated Mix) (6:44)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Mr Spring's Maggott Mix) (7:13)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Itty Bitty Boozy Woozy Mix) (6:06)
  • Higher State Of Consciousness (Jules And Skins Long Epic Mix) (6:37)

2007 UK CD single[edit]

  • Higher State Of Consciousness [Dirty South & TV Rock Radio Edit]
  • Higher State Of Consciousness [Dirty South & TV Rock Club Mix]
  • Higher State Of Consciousness [Marco V Remix]
  • Higher State Of Consciousness [Barratt & Falconi Remix]
  • Higher State Of Consciousness [Original Tweekin Acid Funk Mix]

Covers by other Artists[edit]

  • Ignacio Paz - Higher State Of Consciousness [Re-interpreted] (2013)
  • Dada Life - Higher State Of Dada Land

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.polyhex.com