Saltwater was released on vinyl LP
in summer 1998
, and soon became the "anthem
of the summer", spun by almost every major club
and DJ on the small, Balaeric
island of Ibiza
in the middle of the Mediterranian
It currently has 4 major remixes: One by the Thrillseekers, one by DJ Tiesto (known as the Trance Remix), one space music-ish remix known as the Mothership mix, and a radio version (umm... where is this song played on radio?).
It has been included on many commercial and noncommercial mix CDs (usually as the cornerstone anthem, althought the first time it appeared on a CD by Chicane himself was not 1997's Far From the Maddening Crowds (which included 1996 Ibiza favorite Offshore), but Behind the Sun which was released mid-August 2000 and included the original version (10 glorious minutes of sheer beauty, Thrillseekers mix, and radio version.
Cool fact: Marie Brennan, who does the vocals on this track is not only a member of Clannad but is also Enya's sister.