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Orchestral dance? Its classic Pete Tong


In honor of Pete Tong's new Classic House album with Jules Buckley and the Heritage Orchestra, The Sun's Jacqui Swift sits down with the legend to discuss everything from how he went about selecting the most iconic songs to details behind the arena shows.

This article originally appeared on The Sun

Jacqui Swift caught up with Pete Tong in Los Angeles to find out more about his new Classic House album with Jules Buckley and the Heritage Orchestra

AFTER last year’s successful Ibiza Prom at the Royal Albert Hall, legendary DJ Pete Tong has again teamed up with conductor Jules Buckley and the Heritage Orchestra to release an album of classic dance songs played by a 65-piece orchestra.

As Pete now prepares for an arena tour of the tracks, JACQUI SWIFT caught up with him in LA, where he told her he was on a mission to create a legacy for dance music.

This album isn’t just about nostalgia for you. Why is that?

It shows the power of this music today. Making this album has been the most rewarding thing since we did The Proms and saw the reaction to it...

... Read Jacqui Swift's full interview with Pete Tong at thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/clubz/226951...

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