Before the days of headlining the world's biggest festivals, performing the A State Of Trance radio show and tour, and co-founding the Armada Music record label, Armin van Buuren was a hopeful producer looking for his big break. He became active in 1995, eight years prior to the first aired episode of ASOT. In 1996, Armin released his first song, "Push," simply under the moniker "Armin." Timeless Records, based in his home country the Netherlands, released "Push" with two additional songs, titled "Don't Be Afraid" and "The Real Life."
Go back in time and listen to Armin's very first single below: