The Cool Cuts is the UK's leading tastemaker dance chart compiled from reactions from tastemaker DJs and the Cool Cuts shop panel.

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Cool Cuts Chart 30th January 2004

1 NEW HEAR MY NAME / Armand Van Helden / Southern Fried
Armand back on top form with a floorfiller and crossover hit
2 (6) THIS TIME I KNOW IT'S FOR REAL / Kelly Llorenna / AATW
Anthem with mixes from Flip & Fill, CJ Stone, Riffs & Rays and KB Project
3 NEW NOW WE ARE FREE / Gladiator / White label
Featuring re-sung vocals from Gladiator
4 NEW AMAZING / George Michael / Sony
With mixes from Full Intention, Blacksmith and James Jackman
5 (9) I LIKE IT / Narcotic Thrust / Free 2 Air
Long awaited 2nd single with mixes from Tom Mangan and Sinewave Surfers
6 (11) THAT'S MORE LIKE IT / Skylark / Credence
Piano house groove now getting an official release and a remix from DJ Pierre
7 (8) HOME / Zero 7 / Ultimate Dilemma
Ben Watt provides a sumptuous house mix
8 NEW SNAKE EP / Audio Bullys / Virgin
With remixes from Steve Mac and Hughes & Spier
9 (12) HIGHER THOUGHTS / Mathew Dekay / Little Mountain
Haunting melodic house tune
10 (14) HIGHER THAN A SKYSC$$$$R / Hybrid / Distinctive
Tough progressive breaks workout
11 NEW I NEED YOUR LOVE / The Rapture / Mercury
Ewan Pearson provides another killer remix
12 (15) A STRONGER MAN / Ben Watt feat Sananda Maitreya / Buzzin' Fly
Reworking of a Terence Trent D'Arby tune
13 NEW WORDY RAPPINGHOOD / Chicks On Speed / COS
Faithful cover of the Tom Tom Club classic with mixes from Dave Clarke and Output
14 NEW ACID TEST / Mark Knight & Martijn Ten Velden / Fantastic House
Strong driving acid house groove
15 NEW SOUND IS SHOCKING / Psycho Radio / Oxyd
Funky retro house, Italaian style
16 NEW RISE / Mono / Mondo Records
Big room tune from Jezper Soderlaand under another new guise
17 NEW NO MORE SUBLIMINAL $$$$ / Peace Division / Low Pressings
Dirty underground house workout
18 NEW SU$$$$LLA / Lottie/ Missdemeanors
Cool deep house music from Lottie & Justin Drake
19 NEW LOOK TO THE LIGHT / Strut / Slip N Slide
Funky soulful house from the brothers O'Brien
20 NEW ONLY MAN EP / Steve Angello / Illegal Beats
Eighties-influenced house groove

© Original Artists 2004


The Cool Cuts is compiled from reactions from Tastemaker DJs and from the Cool Cuts shop panel: Black Market (London), Bradley's (Halifax), Catapult (Cardiff), Citysounds (London), Crash (Leeds), Covert (Brighton), Flying (London), Flying (Newcastle), Global Groove (Stoke), HMV (Liverpool), HMV (Glasgow), Massive (Oxford & Birmingham), Mixmaster (Belfast), Plastic Fantastic (London), Plastic Surgery (Maidstone), Power (Wigan), Pure Groove (London), The Disc (Bradford), 3 Beat (Liverpool), Trax (London), Tune Inn (Selby), 23rd Precinct (Glasagow), Vinyl Addiction (London), Urban (Brighton).