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  • 1. Alan Parker & Madeline Bell – That's What Friends Are For (Vocal)
  • 2. Alan Parker – Unlimited Love
  • 3. Duncan Lamont – Funky Express (Re-Edit)
  • 4. Johnny Pearson – Assault Course
  • 5. Barry Morgan & Ray Cooper – Samba Street
  • 6. James Clarke – Second Cut (Re-Edit)
  • 7. John Cameron – Swamp Fever
  • 8. Dennis Bovell & William Farley – Reggae Train
  • 9. Keith Mansfield – Incidental Backcloth No.3
  • 10. Francis Coppieters – Cross Talk
  • 11. Pierre Lavin Pop Band, The – In Advance (Re-Edit)
  • 12. Alan Hawkshaw – Senior Thump
  • 13. Alan Moorhouse – Expo In Tokyo
  • 14. Nascimbene* – Interlude: Witchdoctor
  • 15. Juan Erlando & His Latin Band – Jungle Baby
  • 16. Klaus Weiss Sounds & Percussion – Morning 1 / Morning 2
  • 17. Les Baxter – Freeway To Rio
  • 18. Juan Erlando & His Latin Band – Brazil Express
  • 19. Francis Coppieters – Piano In Transit
  • 20. Keith Mansfield – Crash Course
  • 21. Keith Mansfield with KPM All Stars – Soul Thing
  • 22. Alan Hawkshaw & Keith Mansfield with KPM All Stars – Theme from ‘Dave Allen At Large’
  • 23. Alan Hawkshaw & Keith Mansfield with KPM All Stars – Beat Boutique
  • 24. KPM All Stars – Swamp Fever
  • 25. KPM All Stars – Unlimited Love
  • 26. KPM All Stars feat. Emma Kershaw – That’s What Friends Are For
  • 27. James Clarke with Steve Grey and KPM All Stars – Second Cut
  • 28. Duncan Lamont with KPM All Stars – Funky Express
  • 29. Alan Hawkshaw with KPM All Stars – Girl In A Sportscar
  • 30. Alan Hawkshaw with KPM All Stars – Senior Thump
  • 31. Alan Hawkshaw with KPM All Stars – Landscape
  • 32. Alan Hawkshaw with Kirsty Hawkshaw and KPM All Stars – The Champ
  • 33. Keith Mansfield with KPM All Stars – Crash Course
  • 34. Keith Mansfield with KPM All Stars – UK Sports Theme Medley: Theme from ‘The Big Match’ / Theme from BBC Wimbledon Tennis / Theme from BB

An early key release in Strut's back catalogue, now re-released after almost 13 years with a special bonus disc - "Music For Dancefloors" compiles the best bits from the archives of one of the most famous music library's ever! 

Of course there is a world of loops and breaks in this fantastic double-disc set, more than that there are some amazing quality compositions and performances that stand the test of time.  KPM has been sampled by everyone from the likes of Jay-Z, DOOM, Madlib and Guilty Simpson, Dangermouse, and even used by Quentin Tarantino for his film Kill Bill.

Originally recorded as a source of go-to material for use in film, television and radio, library music wasn’t intended to be enjoyed in a home listening context, and often wasn’t available for commercial release at all. However, due to the quality of the musicianship and the stripped-down arrangements, music from the best libraries has become extremely sought-after by DJs and producers.

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