Alice DeeJay

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Alice DeeJay
OriginAmsterdam, Netherlands
GenresTrance, eurotrance, eurodance
Years active1999–2002
LabelsUniversal (US), Armada, Republic
Past membersSebastiaan Molijn, Eelke Kalberg, DJ Jurgen, Judith Anna Pronk, Marc Lee-Smith, Mila Levesque, Angelique Versnel
 
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Alice DeeJay
OriginAmsterdam, Netherlands
GenresTrance, eurotrance, eurodance
Years active1999–2002
LabelsUniversal (US), Armada, Republic
Past membersSebastiaan Molijn, Eelke Kalberg, DJ Jurgen, Judith Anna Pronk, Marc Lee-Smith, Mila Levesque, Angelique Versnel

Alice DeeJay was a Dutch eurodance group from Amsterdam formed in 1999. The group was founded by Dutch Company Violent Music. They are best known for their 1999 single "Better Off Alone", which was a worldwide success. They disbanded in 2002.

1999–2002: Who Needs Guitars Anyways and disbanding[edit]

Alice DeeJay launched their career in July 1999 with their debut single, "Better Off Alone", credited to DJ Jurgen presents Alice DeeJay. The song reached the top 10 in many European countries and also charted in North America. In the UK, the song went platinum and reached number 2 on the UK Singles Chart,[1] and number 3 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play, also reaching number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Their second single, "Back In My Life", was released in November 1999 and reached number-one in Norway, and the top 10 in Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom.

The group's first and only album was Who Needs Guitars Anyway?, and was released in April 2000. It entered the top ten of the UK Albums Chart.[1] The group released three more singles from the album, "Will I Ever", "The Lonely One" and "Celebrate Our Love", and all reached the top 20 in the United Kingdom.[1]

In 2002, the act made their final appearance together in a live concert in Utrecht.

Line up[edit]

The group consisted of successful record producers Danski (Born Dennis van den Driesschen), Delmundo (a.k.a. Wessel van Diepen), their protégés Pronti (Sebastiaan Molijn), Kalmani (Eelke Kalberg), DJ Jurgen and face and lead singer Judith Anna Pronk.[2]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
NLD
[3]
FIN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
IRL
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[12]
Who Needs Guitars Anyway?27745288142412876

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
NLD
[14]
AUS
[15]
FRA
[5]
GER
[16]
IRL
[7]
NOR
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
US
[17]
"Better Off Alone"19999463233528227Who Needs Guitars Anyway?
"Back in My Life"4191117514194
"Will I Ever"20008373381610257
"The Lonely One"19605932247216
"Celebrate Our Love"200125717144338517
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 18. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Alice Deejay Discography at Discogs Discogs
  3. ^ "Discografie Alice Deejay". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Discography Alice Deejay". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Discographie Alice Deejay". lescharts.com (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Alice Deejay / Longplay". musicline.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Discography Alice Deejay". irish-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Discography Alice Deejay". norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "Discography Alice Deejay". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Discography Alice Deejay". swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  11. ^ a b "Alice Deejay". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  12. ^ "Alice Deejay – Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  13. ^ a b c "Certified Awards" (enter "Alice DeeJay" into the "Keywords" box, then select "Search"). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  14. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the Netherlands:
  15. ^ "Discography Alice Deejay". australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  16. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Alice Deejay / Single". musicline.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  17. ^ "Alice Deejay – Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  18. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2000 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  19. ^ a b "(Guld & Platina) ÅR 2000" [(Gold & Platinum) Year 2000] (PDF) (in Swedish). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  20. ^ "Certifications Singles Or – année 2000" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Trofeer". IFPI Norway. Archived from the original on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  22. ^ "Certifications Singles Argent – année 2000" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 

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