Ferry Corsten was born on December 4, 1973, in Rotterdam. He is known is one of the best trance music DJs, producers, and remixers. Corsten has an impressive discography and holds numerous awards.
When Corsten was 18, he favored the then-popular music genre gabba hardcore. However, just a few years later, when house and trance became popular, Ferry switched his preferences.
In 1996, under pseudonym Moonman, Ferry released his first single “Don’t Be Afraid”, which topped the UK Singles Chart. The same year Corsten released his debut album Looking Forward using another pseudonym, Ferr.
In 1997, Ferry and his partner Robert Smit created a label called Tsunami, which was supported by a large Dutch company Purple Eye Entertainment. The label created a huge variety of popular trance tracks. It stopped working in 2007.
In 1999, Corsten released a single “Out of the Blue”, which became one of the classical trance songs of the decade. The track made it into the top 10 of the UK Singles chart. This creation brought Ferry huge popularity. The next single “Cry”, created together with Robert Smit also gets into the top -10 of the UK Singles Charts