Weekend Players

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Weekend Players
Origin London, England
Genres Electronica, house, trip hop
Years active 2001–2004
Labels Rhino, Multiply
Associated acts Groove Armada, Bent
Members Rachel Foster
Andy Cato

Weekend Players was an electronic music duo from England. The musicians were vocalist Rachel Foster, who has provided vocals and songwriting on Bent's Ariels album, and producer Andy Cato, one half of Groove Armada.[1]

The duo hit number one on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 2003 with "I'll Be There".[2] Tracks from their debut album, Pursuit of Happiness, have been featured in numerous episodes of the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and CSI: Miami.

Their biggest UK hits were "21st Century" and "Into the Sun".[1]

Discography[edit]

  • Pursuit of Happiness - 2001
  • Weekend Players - 2005 Unreleased (available to listen on SoundCloud.com)

Singles[edit]

From Pursuit of Happiness:

  • "21st Century" - 2001 - UK #22
  • "Into the Sun" - 2002 - UK #42
  • "Jericho"- constant on smooth jazz stations across U.S.
  • "I'll Be There" - 2003[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 595. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Hot Dance Club Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. May 17, 2003. Retrieved May 26, 2014.