On his third album overall, 2007's Elements of Life, Dutch DJ Tiësto manages to retain his focus on the style of music that has gotten him this far in the first place -- trance and electronic. But this time around, he also adds bits of rock and pop to the dance party. Featuring input from several vocalists (Charlotte Martin, Julie Thompson, Christian Burns, and Jes), as well as BT, who has collaborated with Tiësto in the past, the end result is an album that sounds custom-made for blaring on a dancefloor in a trendy New York City club -- "Ten Seconds Before Sunrise," "Break My Fall" (which features BT), and "In the Dark" (which features Burns) -- the latter of which is probably the most crossover worthy track that Tiësto has ever penned.
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AllMusic Review by Greg Prato