Shaun Baker

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This article is about the British-born DJ. For the American actor, see Shaun Baker (actor).
Shaun Baker
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Shaun Baker
Background information
Born England
Origin Paderborn, Germany
Occupation(s) DJ, musician
Years active 1997–present
Labels Uptunes
Associated acts Sebastian Wolter, Laid Back
Website DJ-ShaunBaker.com

Shaun Baker is an English musician, DJ and record producer currently based in Paderborn, Germany.

Musical career[edit]

Baker has been playing the worldwide club scene over 20 years. Together with his friend and partner Sebastian Wolter, he also produces music. This musical partnership has over the past few years given the dance scene songs such as "Xplode 2," which hit the number 1 position in every German dance chart at the same time. Other singles are "Push" (also a dance chart & sales hit) and "Bakerman", a co-op with the cult stars Laid Back from Denmark. Laid Back were so impressed with the new version of Bakerman they hooked Shaun Baker and Sebastian Wolter up with Lars von Trier, the world-famous film director from Denmark who has produced the video clip for the original version of Bakerman. He gave permission to use the original video for their version. It was No. 1 in most German dance charts again and the peak position in the German sale charts was 39. The next single "V.I.P.," released in February 2007, performed well in Germany but received fantastic results in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. "V.I.P." hit the No. 1 position in the dance, radio and sale charts in both countries. Late summer 2007 he and Sebastian Wolter found their own record label called Uptunes. The debut release from Uptunes was his next single "Power" which is based on the very popular "Xplode" sound, but this time featuring singing vocals made the peak positions in various dance charts in Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. "Power" also led the German dance download charts. According to Uptunes the album is being prepared and the expected release date is planned for summer 2008. The next single "Hey Hi Hello" features a remix from Alex Christensen and will be released first in Slovakia and the Czech Republic this spring and later in Germany and elsewhere.

In 2008 he took main theme song from Czech/East German fairytale movie Three Nuts for Cinderella written by songwriter Karel Svoboda and remixed it as song "Could You Would You Should You." There are mixed reactions to this, mainly due the great popularity of original song.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
AUT
[1]
CZE
[2]
GER
[3]
SVK
[4]
SUI
[5]
1999 "Pizza" The Works Pt. 01
2000 "On a Helium Trip"
2001 "Somebody"
"Back in Town"
2002 "Immortality" (with Seikos)
2003 "Come Back" (as Seikos Meets Baker)
"Music, Love & Money" (as Shaun Baker presents A&B Brothers)
"Sex on the Streets" (with Marc van Linden)
2004 "We Hate HipHop (F*ck U Up! Part 2) Nobody Listens To HipHop" (with Boo Selekta) Singles only
"Freestyle Fucker" (with Black Dildo)
"Be Free"
2005 "Worldwide" (with Clubbasse)
"Xplode 2" 47 1
2006 "Push/Deep" 77
"Bakerman" (featuring Laid Back) 44 23 39 74 90 Single only
2007 "Hit Me Hard" (featuring Jasmin Teutrine) 1
"V.I.P." (featuring MaLoY) 2 21
"Power" (featuring MaLoY)
2008 "Hey Hi Hello" (featuring MaLoY) 1 15
"Could You, Would You, Should You" (featuring MaLoY) 10 57
"Xplode" (featuring Hyper) Singles only
2009 "Sunshine 2009" (vs. Dance Nation) 69
"Give" (featuring MaLoY) 22 29
"Blame It on the Summer" (featuring Bryce)
2010 "Show Me 10 (Explode 3)" (with Darius & Finlay) 43 58
"Frontline"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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