This is one of the most addictive songs ever made. It ought to come with a warning of some sort, like over the counter codeine. Do not take for more than 3 days continuously. See a doctor if symptoms persist.
Mind you, as the side effects for a dose of DJ Tonka mainly consist of euphoria, inner peace, and the urge to dance, there’s a solid case for rolling out it more widely to give the population a lift.
I must have listened to this song several hundred times over the years, and only recently, I picked up on the subtle component to the main riff from about 1-2 minutes, providing emphasis on the bouncy synth.
In many ways, the song is a ‘best of’ of European 90s underground house. A chunky bassline, classic piano, an earworm melody, and a placid yet unstoppable beat.
The track was released on the artist’s own Uplifting Records in Germany in 1997, backed with ‘Security’.