Jake Williams

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Jake Williams
Rex The Dog Official Press Photograph April, 2013.jpg
Rex The Dog Press Shot April, 2013
Background information
Also known as JX, Oblik, Rex the Dog, Mekka
Born 1974
Origin Brighton, England
Genres Eurodance
Years active 1990–present
Associated acts Planet Perfecto, Kris Menace
Members Jake Williams

Jake Williams (born 1974) is a British dance DJ and remixer, who has recorded as JX and Rex the Dog. JX found success in 1993 following a recording contract with Hooj Choons, a United Kingdom dance independent record label.

Chart success[edit]

JX was a successful project, selling in excess of 500,000 copies of popular and anthemic dance tracks.[citation needed] Chart entry tracks included "Son Of A Gun" (1994), which gave him his first Top 20 entry at number 13 in the UK Singles Chart, "There's Nothing I Won't Do" (1996), which was his biggest hit, reaching number 4 on the UK Singles Chart, "You Belong To Me" (1995) (number 17) and most recently "Restless", which charted at number 22 in 2004.[1] In 2011 Rex teamed up with Kris Menace to release "POW!".

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
UK
Dance

[2]
The Rex the Dog Show
  • Release date: 29 August 2008
  • Label: Hundehaus Records
  • Formats: CD
38
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

As JX[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
AUS
[3]
IRE
[4]
NED
[5]
SPA
[6]
UK
[1]
1994 "Son of a Gun" 6 15 35 6 Singles only
1995 "You Belong to Me" (featuring Shena) 4 15 11 1 17
1996 "There's Nothing I Won't Do" (featuring Shena) 26 14 4
1997 "Close to Your Heart" 18
2002 "You Belong to Me 2002"
2004 "Restless" 68 22
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

As Rex the Dog[edit]

Year Single Album
2004 "Prototype" Singles only
"Frequency"
2006 "Maximize"
2007 "Circulate" The Rex the Dog Show
2008 "Bubblicious"
"I Can See You, Can You See Me?"
2011 "POW!" Rex the Dog & Kris Menace
2013 "Do You Feel What I Feel" Rex The Dog (feat. Jamie McDermott)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 273. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "The Official UK Dance Charts for the week ending 20 September 2008". ChartsPlus (Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd) (369): 12. 
  3. ^ International peaks
  4. ^ Search for Irish peaks
  5. ^ Dutch peaks
  6. ^ Billboard: Hits of the World, May 6, 1995

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