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Serve Chilled 2
Mandalay, Afterlife, Liorca
Serve Chilled 2
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Jazz, Pop
  •  Track Listings (29) - Disc #1

Second in the popular UK chill-out series. 29 tracks featuring such artists as AIM (feat. Kate Rogers), Morcheeba, Solar Sides, Mono & many more. From Hed Kandi. 2000 release. Double digipak.


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All Artists: Mandalay, Afterlife, Liorca, Santessa, Mono, Morcheeba, Sven van Hees, Kinobe, Nitin Sawhney
Title: Serve Chilled 2
Members Wishing: 4
Total Copies: 0
Label: Hed Kandi
Release Date: 5/23/2000
Album Type: Import
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Jazz, Pop
Styles: Trip-Hop, Acid Jazz, Dance Pop
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaCD Credits: 2
UPC: 632427654926


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Second in the popular UK chill-out series. 29 tracks featuring such artists as AIM (feat. Kate Rogers), Morcheeba, Solar Sides, Mono & many more. From Hed Kandi. 2000 release. Double digipak.

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Fantastic collection of late night mellow grooves.
Nigel Funge | Redwood City, California United States | 03/12/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Hed Kandi has compiled a second two-disc edition of the Serve Chilled series that does justice to the first. It continues the tradition of mellow grooves that are great for setting the atmosphere. Of particular note are Mandalay's "Beautiful", Morcheeba's "The Sea", and Lux's "Northern Lights". Definitely a companion to the first `Serve Chilled'. Similar offerings are the `Winter Chill' series also by Hed Kandi, the Cafe Del Mar series, and the Om Lounge albums."
Hypnotically exciting
S. Papagiannis | CA United States | 02/12/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Wow...such a great track. Instrumental makes it a great club beat, and Therese has a very powerful and sexy voice. Amazing track. If you're a house djay like me and lookin for some good underground, this is it... well, pretty much anything by Stonebridge is haha."
Sophomore Slump? Nah...
bordersj2 | Boston | 03/17/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Admittedly it was only a little over a year ago that I managed to pick this one up. I was a big fan of the Hedkandi chillout series and even remember where I was when I picked up Serve Chilled One (before catching a bus to the airport in Vegas) and Serve Chilled 3 (in "B" Bookstore on Picaddilly or Oxford on Sept. 12th 2001). Suffice to say that this series has a very special place in my heart - the first was from a great great time I had while the last one through a very difficult time being away from home, with no way of getting home. Both the first and third have terrific cuts on them, and you can tell by the tracks and musicians that the series has changed through the years.First the positives. The second one is a terrific release too, although the track selections just aren't as strong as the other two IMO. You still have the trademark HedKandi mentality of introducing some artists that may not be so popular "yet", and featuring full uncut versions of the tracks. You have very talented artists like Nitin Sawnhey along with Hedkandi regulars 45 Dip and Afterlife included. You also have some dramatic big tunes by Mr. Hermano and Kinobe (oh, you have to hear this full version of the song - such an underrated artist!) while Ziriguiboom's Suba, Zuco 103 add some Brazilian flair, respectively. With Blue States included along with a whole slew of other great acts like Solar Sides, King Kooba and Morcheeba, its safe to say this is a strong chillout line-up. The bad? Well, there is still the usual filler tunes that bring down the general quality of some of Hedkandi's releases. And admittedly I found CD 2 to be stronger than CD 1 (as was the case with the other two Serve Chilled Releases). All in all, this one just wasn't as strong as the other two. The first had a terrific mellow vibe with some great acts and CD 3 was all about the nu-brazil tracks with some nice latin beats. If you like this, definitely check out The Chillout Room vol 2. It's pricey (just like this! Wow! I didn't pay half of this for any of them) but with a track selection stronger than this one and it's from the time frame between Serve Chilled vol 1 and this one. It's a double disc set like these are too."