Top Ten Trance Songs of 2016

2016 has been a bad year for music, many claim. Not so for trance music! There's been so much creativity, with uplifting dubs, psychedelic beats, mesmerising vocals, retro and nostalgia, to make the set full of wonder. So scroll down, and behold, the best trance pieces of 2016.

The Top Ten

1 Sansa - Gareth Emery

I don't think I'll ever stop playing this piece. Not only is it soothing and sweet as well as being lively and energetic, there is something very happy and uplifting about the melody to this track. While listening, you hold your head high, and you know you're living a beautiful life. An instrumental track like this can speak so much louder than any words. - PositronWildhawk

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2 Lies Cost Nothing - John O'Callaghan & Clare Stagg

With a 90's trance style rhythm to rival Robert Miles, some dark harmonies to chill you to the core, and some deeply meaningful lyrics sung in a fashion unlike anything else, all contrasting throughout the song, this track is undeniably a timeless masterpiece. One listen, and you've fallen in love. - PositronWildhawk

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3 When the Lights Go Down (Communion) - 4 Strings & Audrey Gallagher

Audrey has once again stunned me with her mighty, vigorous vocals, and made something truly astonishing. Along with that seductive dub and dynamic beat, the collaboration made in heaven created something that'll get you lost in a dream. - PositronWildhawk

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4 I Believe - Omnia & Audrey Gallagher UListen to Sample
5 Insubordinate - Orla Feeney & Kristina Sky

This sound is completely and utterly insane! The trippy synth is one thing, but then there's the beat giving way to a futuristic earthquake! - PositronWildhawk

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6 Unbreakable - Aly & Fila, Roger Shah & Susana

Susana's long been a prominent figure in trance for her astonishing vocals, but this is unlike anything I've heard her sing before. It's majestic, it's otherworldly and it's something I just can't put down. - PositronWildhawk

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7 Lost (feat. Janet Devlin) - Gareth Emery

Gareth Emery proves with this track that he has a formidable talent for beautiful poetry as much as he does for beautiful music. - PositronWildhawk

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8 Innerstate - Logic Status UListen to Sample
9 Hear Them Sing (feat. Stefanie Pereira) - A.M.R. UListen to Sample
10 Not All Superheroes Wear Capes - Alex M.O.R.P.H. UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Light that Never Died - A.M.R.
12 Countdown - Hardwell UListen to Sample
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