The compilation titled 'House Masters' will be available from April 26 on Defected Records. More importantly it will be a charity release, with 100% of the proceeds going directly towards The Frankie Knuckles Fund/Elton John AIDS Foundation. The retrospective compilation, with originals and remixes hand-selected by The Godfather of House himself, is finally seeing the light of day over a year after its inception. You can check his career-spanning tracklist below.
01. Frankie Knuckles featuring Jamie Principle: "Your Love"
02. Frankie Knuckles presents Satoshi Tomiie: "Tears (Classic Vocal)"
03. Frankie Knuckles: "The Whistle Song (Sound Factory Mix)"
04. Alison Limerick: "Where Love Lives (Classic Mix)"
05. Hercules & Love Affair: "Blind (Frankie Knuckles Remix)"
06. Frankie Knuckles featuring Roberta Gilliam: "Workout (1992 Vocal Mix)"
07. Frankie Knuckles with Jamie Principle: "Baby Wants To Ride"
08. Andrea Mendez: "Bring Me Love (Classic Frankie)"
09. Frankie Knuckles: "Only The Strong Survive (Club Mix)"
10. Frankie Knuckles: "It's Hard Sometime (FK Classic Club)"
11. Adeva: 'Beautiful Love (Extended)"
01. Inner City: "Whatcha Gonna Do With My Lovin (Def Mix)"
02. Sounds Of Blackness: "The Pressure (Frankie Knuckles Classic Mix)"
03. The Nightwriters: "Let the Music Use You (Club Mix)"
04. First Choice: "Let No Man Put Asunder (12" Frankie Knuckles Remix)"
05. Frankie Knuckles: "Rain Falls (FK Original)"
06. Rufus & Chaka Khan: "Ain't Nobody (Hallucinogenic Version)"
07. Loose Ends: "Hangin' On A String (Frankie Knuckles Club Mix)"
08. Frankie Knuckles featuring Adeva: "Too Many Fish (Classic Frankie Version)"
09. Lisa Stansfield: "Change (Knuckles Mix)"
10. Pet Shop Boys: "Left To My Own Devices (Frankie Knuckles Royal Piano Version)"
11. Frankie Knuckles presents Director's Cut featuring Jamie Principle: "I'll Take You There (Director's Cut Classic Signature Mix)"
To coincide with the release of House Masters Frankie Knuckles, Defected present a limited edition commemorative T-shirt. The T-shirt is created in collaboration with Def Mix management and The Frankie Knuckles Fund established in partnership with the Elton John Aids Foundation, with all of the profits of its sale being donated to the charity. You can pre-order the double CD together with a a limited edition T-shirt (Bundle) via Defected online store