Drawn from the ranks of their ‘[Forward Ever Backward Never]’ LP, the new Cosmic Gate single is out now. After Nic and Bossi’s recent ‘Need To Feel Loved‘ and ‘Come With Me’ outings, ‘Light Years’ sees the duo going instrumental.
Now in their 20th year, January brought word of their first Grammy nomination and further saw the duo kick off their Forward Ever, Backward Never tour – one that to date has touched 30 cities globally. These shows have seen Nic and Bossi introduce IDs from their impending ninth long-player, which is released on the 23rd of this month.
On its announcement Cosmic Gate commented that it was their intention to “take us closer to the 360 of who we are, where we’ve been and where we’re going."
In order to do this, the group junked the ‘greatest hits album’ blueprint and approached their 20 years commemorator from four separate production angles.
‘Forward Ever’ places new Cosmic Gate productions like latest single ‘Light Years’ and ‘Come With Me’ side by side with 2.0 rebuilds of tracks like ‘The Wave’ & ‘Not Enough Time’. It also serves as a platform for reworks of tracks that personally have been inspirational to Cosmic Gate - ‘Lizard’, ‘Need To Feel Loved’ and ‘L.E.D.’ among them. Further, it features new takes by others on classic Cosmic moments from the past 20. In that respect, Nic and Bossi have called on the talents of Ilan Bluestone, Andrew Bayer and others to prepare ‘Be Your Sound’, ‘Fire Wire’ and others for future dancefloor tracks.