Paul van Dyk to release ambient reworks of his trance classics this week
Paul van Dyk has announced that he will release an ambient album, ‘Escape Reality’, later this week (17th April). The album features ambient reworks of his classics including ‘For An Angel’ and ‘Guardian’.
PvD had previously planned to drop his ninth studio album, ‘Guiding Light’, later this month, but has delayed that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking about ‘Escape Reality’, van Dyk said, “Last month it quickly became apparent that putting out an album designed for the dance floor in a largely club-less world would not be right. So focusing on music-making and a release whose function is now more intimate made a lot of sense.”
The delayed ‘Guiding Light’ has been slated for release in summer 2020.
In February, van Dyk’s wife took a PvD flag to the highest point in South America, at the summit of Aconcagua, a mountain in the Andes in Argentina. The stunt followed a similar one in August last year when the trance DJ’s wife of almost three years, Margarita Moreno, took the same flag to the highest point in Europe, which is at the top of Mount Elbrus, a dormant volcano in the Caucasus Mountains in Russia.