Global Underground Announces ‘Twenty’ Anniversary


Global Underground Announces ‘Twenty’ Anniversary

Global Underground has announced details of its ‘TWENTY’ anniversary celebrating two decades of the pioneering independent dance music label. ‘TWENTY’ will see the release of a special 3 x CD album on 28th October (including a Super Deluxe Collector’s Edition featuring a 112 page hardback photography book of iconic Global Underground images captured by Dean Belcher); a photographic exhibition of Dean’s pictures – including unseen images from the GU archives – at Edwin Jeans Exhibition Space in Brick Lane, London from 28th October – 10th November (private preview on 27th October); the biggest Global Underground event ever at Amsterdam’s Q Factory on 20th October (during ADE) with James Lavelle, Darren Emerson, Eelke Kleijn, Habischman, and many more; followed by a party hosted by The Gallery at London’s Ministry of Sound on 28th October with very special guests to be announced.

Released on 28th October, the 3 x CD Global Underground ‘TWENTY’ album features 50 tracks including 15 album exclusives. It looks back at the finest moments in GU’s history with a collection of classic tracks, updated remixes and brand new productions from the likes of Moby, Sasha, Dixon, Dubfire, UNKLE, Booka Shade, Simian Mobile Disco, Gabriel Ananda and more, and also a bonus unmixed CD entitled ‘The Future’, featuring 10 exclusive tracks from some of world’s best new producers such as Denney, Dale Middleton and Just Her. 

‘TWENTY’ will be available in two physical formats – the rather special Super Deluxe Collectors Edition with triple vinyl, triple CDs and a 112 Page 12” Square ‘TWENTY’ hardback photography book all packaged in a hardback slipcase; the second being a Deluxe CD version with triple CDs plus a 24 Page ‘TWENTY’ Booklet. The album will also be available digitally. ‘TWENTY’ can be pre-ordered via:

Global Underground returned in 2015 under the ownership of its original founder, Andy Horsfield. Over the past twenty years the label has released albums from thirty DJs, visited forty cities, and held thousands of parties with hundreds of thousands of clubbers. ‘TWENTY’ captures the musical and visual highlights of this ground-breaking era; the photography book itself has images chosen from an archive of over 100,000 pictures documenting youth culture around the globe from the Nineties until the present day.

Global Underground’s artist label GUMUSIC also celebrates its 100th single release on 20th October with the re-release of a GU classic Roland Klinkenberg Feat DJ Remy ‘Mexico Can Wait’, with a slew of remixes from Gabriel Ananda, Matthew Jonson and more.

‘TWENTY’ will be available in 3 formats and can be pre-ordered via: and also from the GU website:, GU’s direct to fan retail platform, offering all current releases and a range of exclusive GU Merchandise.

Global Underground TWENTY Photographic Exhibition, London

Venue: "The Scout Hut", Edwin Jeans Exhibition Space, Brick Lane, London


Press Preview: Thursday 27th October (RSVP only)
General admission: Friday 28th October – Thursday 10th November (Free Entry)

Featuring GU photography by Dean Belcher, plus exclusive archive material from the GU vaults.

Global Underground TWENTY ADE Party

Venue: Q Factory, Amsterdam

Date: Thursday 20th October

First DJs to be announced: James Lavelle, Darren Emerson, Eelke Kleijn and Habischman

Largest line up ever of GU DJ’s and artists with at least 15+ GU DJ’s playing all night.


Early Bird tickets – Sold out

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Global Underground TWENTY London Party

Venue: The Gallery at Ministry of Sound, London

Date : Friday 28th October

DJs:  Very special guests to be announced.


The first 300 people through the doors will receive a Free Classic GU CD, and special discount ticket offer of “X2 for £20” is available for a limited time here: