|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (June 2011)|
|Labels||Data Records (2003-2005) Destined Records (2008)|
|Past members||Matt Schwartz
Deepest Blue were a British electronic music duo comprising Matt Schwartz and Joel Edwards, who were active between 2003 and 2010. They are best known for their UK Top 10 hit singles, "Deepest Blue" (2003) and "Give It Away" (2004).
Deepest Blue consisted of Joel Edwards and Matt Schwartz. Schwartz had worked with Arthur Baker, Mica Paris, JTQ and Massive Attack prior to Deepest Blue. He collaborated with Massive Attack on their album Mezzanine, helping to co-write "Dissolved Girl" which was used in the 1999 film The Matrix. After being signed to Warner Chappell, fellow producer and singer-songwriter Edwards went on to work with Ed Case, Planet Funk, Chicane, M Factor, Skin and Melanie Chisholm.
Deepest Blue's first single, "Deepest Blue", was released in 2003. It peaked at #7 in the UK Singles Chart, their highest chart entry. Their second single, "Give It Away", reached #9 in the UK chart in early 2004, and #2 in the airplay chart. Their third release, "Is It a Sin", reached the Top 30 in May 2004.
Their fourth single, "Shooting Star" was released in August 2004 peaked at #57 in the UK chart. It was used as the backing music for Sky Sports News between 2004 and 2007. Deepest Blue's only album, Late September, reached #22 in the UK Albums Chart. The group sold 70,000 albums, earning them a silver disc.
After a break to work on alternative projects, Deepest Blue reformed in 2006. They released "Miracle" on Destined Records in 2008, and reached #1 in the UK Club Chart. The group split up in 2010.
From Late September:
- "Deepest Blue" (2003) #7 UK and #1 UK Club Chart
- "Give It Away" (2004) #9 UK and #1 UK Club Chart
- "Is It a Sin" (2004) #24 UK and #1 UK Club Chart
- "Shooting Star" (2004) #57 UK
Other singles released
- "Miracle" (2008) Destined Records #1 UK Club Chart