Review: Running Trax by Ministry of Sound

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This recent offering from the Ministry of Sound seems to have really polarised listeners, who either love it or hate it. I think I’m just about the only person content to sit on the fence for this one.

I feel strange writing this as I recently blogged about ditching the ipod, but there is a time and place for music in running. Like the treadmill. Or a daytime solo run.

So…. this album. I don’t love it, I don’t hate it – It’s just OK. But, I don’t usually like Ministry of Sound that much either.

If you do like Ministry of Sound, you will probably like this more than I did. Although It does get a bit same-same after awhile. Too much remixy, instrumental bits. I like lyrics in my songs when I am running, so I can sing along in my head.

I do like that there it is a bit of a mix of newer and older songs on here though. It is available in stores and to download on iTunes, for $22.99.

The Track list can be found below. I give it 3 stars.

TRACKLIST:

DISC 1

  1. Rudimental feat. John Newman & Alex Clare – Not Giving In
  2. Avicii & Nicky Romero – I Could Be The One
  3. Bingo Players feat. Far East Movement – Get Up
  4. Hollywood Hustlers – I Need Your Love (Wings & Rider Remix)
  5. The Potbelleez – Saved In A Bottle
  6. Peking Duk – The Way You Are
  7. Chicken Lips – He Not In (Noir Edit)
  8. The Other Tribe – Skirts
  9. Tom Novy feat. Michael Marshall – Your Body (Andy Van Remix)
  10. ATFC & The Cube Guys – Work
  11. Fatboy Slim – Right Here Right Now (Coyu Remix)
  12. Nicky Romero feat. John Christian & Nilson – Still The Same Man
  13. Brass Knuckles – Bad Habits
  14. Hi_Tack – Say Say Say (Waiting 4 U)
  15. Daddy’s Groove – Stella
  16. Kryder vs Danny Howard feat. Joel Edwards – Sending Out An S.O.S
  17. Usher – Scream (Project 46 Remix)
  18. Duke Dumont feat. AME – Need U (100%)

DISC 2

  1. DJ Fresh – Gold Dust (Shy FX Edit)
  2. Youngblood Hawk – We Come Running (Tiësto Remix)
  3. Porter Robinson – Language
  4. Sebastian Ingrosso & Tommy Trash feat. John Martin – Reload
  5. Sam La More feat. Gary Go – Adrenalin (The Only Remix)
  6. The Aston Shuffle vs. Tommy Trash – Sunrise (Won’t Get Lost) (Tommy Trash Remix)
  7. Nicky Romero & NERVO – Like Home
  8. Rita Ora – Radioactive (Baggi Begovic Remix)
  9. Silver Sneakerz – Night & Day
  10. Moby – Raining Again (Steve Angello Remix)
  11. Mat Zo & Porter Robinson – Easy
  12. The Presets – Fall (Hook N Sling Remix)
  13. Galavant – Tonight
  14. The Only – Looking Back (Walden Remix)
  15. Swanky Tunes & Peking Duk feat. James Mcnally – You Are Like Nobody Else
  16. Vandalism feat. Nick Clow – Anywhere Else Tonight
  17. Royaal & Venuto – Summertime (Dubvision Remix)
  18. Dirty South – Champions
  19. Disclosure – Latch

DISC 3

  1. Sam & The Womp – Bom Bom
  2. Pitbull feat. TJR – Don’t Stop The Party
  3. Timmy Trumpet – Snapback (Will Sparks Remix)
  4. Bombs Away – Party Bass
  5. Luciana – U B The Bass (Uberjak’d & J-Trick Remix)
  6. Showtek & Justin Prime – Cannonball
  7. Benny Benassi – Satisfaction 2013 (Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Remix)
  8. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike – Wakanda
  9. Neon Stereo – Loaded (Original Mix)
  10. J-Trick & Taco Cat feat. Feral Is Kinky – Jumanji
  11. Ferry Corsten – Rock Your Body (Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Mainstage Remix)
  12. Joel Fletcher & SCNDL – Shakedown
  13. SCNDL & Zoolanda – Stacked
  14. Tommie Sunshine & Disco Fries feat. Kid Sister – Cool Without You (Orkestrated Remix)
  15. Showtek – Slow Down
  16. W&W & Ummet Ozcan – The Code
  17. Armin van Buuren feat. Trevor Guthrie – This Is What It Feels Like (W & W Remix)
  18. Hardwell feat. Mitch Crown – Call Me A Spaceman
  19. Chicane – Salt Water
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