Wideboys

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The Wideboys
Also known as Atari Era, Medieval Hooligans, Once Waz Nice, Scintilator, Sub Jams, Project Bassline, Glowstix, Garage Jams, Hard Evidence, Whey Baq
Origin Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Genres UK garage, bassline, electronic, house, electro
Occupations Musicians, producers, DJs
Instruments Piano, guitar, programming
Years active 1996–present
Labels Loaded Records, Ministry of Sound, All Around The World, 679 Recordings, Garage Jams, Def Jam Recordings, Tsunami
Associated acts Sway, McLean, Majestic, Shaznay Lewis, Dennis G, Boy Better Know, Mc B-Live, Funtcase, Blame
Website Facebook, Twitter
Members Jim Sullivan
Eddie Craig

The Wideboys (Jim Sullivan & Eddie Craig) are a British remix and production duo of house, bassline and garage music.

The Wideboys are managed by Matt Waterhouse from MWR/Hyperactive. In 2008, they signed to Sony ATV Music Publishing. Prior to this, The Wideboys had been signed in various deals with the likes of Warner, Universal and AATW. The Wideboys found a home with Skint/Loaded Records in 2010. They won Best Dance Act at The Urban Music Awards in 2008,[citation needed] and also won Best Newcomer at the 2000 UK Garage Awards.[citation needed]

They have worked on projects with Def Jam USA such as on Rihanna's album Good Girl Gone Bad. Two of their songs have made the UK charts, "Sambuca" which reached #15 in 2001 and "Daddy-O" which reached #32 in 2008.[1] In 2009, The Wideboys produced the Club Mix of the Comic Relief single "Just Can't Get Enough" by The Saturdays which reached #2 on the UK chart, selling over 60,000 copies in one week.[citation needed] They have also worked on original productions of two #1 albums by Roll Deep and The Wanted.[citation needed] They have remixed songs of many other bands and artists throughout their career.

The Wideboys reached the Top 5 on the charts with the song "Thinking It Over" which they produced for Liberty X. It gained double platinum status in the UK.[citation needed] They have performed on television shows such as Big Brother's Big Mouth, Top of the Pops, The Nokia Green Room, The Big Breakfast, Liquid News and Popworld with their club hits "In the VIP", "Sambuca", "Daddy-O" and "Snowflake".[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Compilations[edit]

  • Ministry of Sound - Maximum Bass (2007)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass (2009)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass Winter (2009)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass (2010)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass Winter (2010)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass (2011)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass Classics
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass (2012)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass Winter (2012)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass (2013)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass Winter (2013)
  • Ministry of Sound - Addicted to Bass (2014)
  • Ministry of Sound - Garage Classics
  • Ministry of Sound - Garage Classics Volume II: Summer Edition

Singles[edit]

  • "All I Wanna Do" (1998)
  • "Stand And Deliver" (1999)
  • "What's On Your Mind" (1999)
  • "Crazy Nights" (2000)
  • "Don't Waste My Time" (2000)
  • "Girl In A Dream"/"Who In The Funk" (2000)
  • "Heartache" (2000)
  • "Something's Got Me Started" (2000)
  • "Westside" (2000)
  • "Keep It Together" (2001)
  • "Knightrider" (2001)
  • "Sambuca" (2001) - UK #15
  • "She's The One" (2001)
  • "Step Step Slide" (2001)
  • "Your Mine" (2001)
  • "Breakin'" (2002)
  • "Get On Up" (2002)
  • "Heartache" (2003)
  • "Sleeping Around" (2003)
  • "Submarine" (2003)
  • "Training Day" (2003)
  • "Westside (Revisited)" (2003)
  • "Destination Weekend" (2004)
  • "Feedback (Late Last Night)" (2004)
  • "It's A Love Thing" (2004)
  • "The Freak" (2004)
  • "Body Language" (2005)
  • "I Think U Like It" (2005)
  • "Music Is My Life" (2005)
  • "Nothing But Trouble" (2005)
  • "Girl Dem Shaker" (2006)
  • "If You Wanna Party (Boogie Down)" (2006)
  • "Naughty By Nature" (2006)
  • "UK Shakedown" (2006)
  • "Walking With An Angel" (2006)
  • "Bomb The Secret" (2007)
  • "Heartache" (Dirty Sax Dub) (2007)
  • "Hooligan" (2007)
  • "Sambuca 2006" (2007)
  • "Snowflake" (as Garage Jams) (2007)
  • "What You're Thinking" (2007)
  • "Daddy O" featuring Shaznay Lewis (2008) - UK #32
  • "Sambuca 2008"
  • "In the V.I.P" featuring Majestic, Boy Better Know & B-live (2010)
  • "Shopaholic" featuring Sway & McLean (2011)
  • "Reach Out Now" featuring Clare Evers (2011)
  • "Addicted 2 the Bass" (2012)
  • "Kraken" featuring Death Rose Cult (as Project Bassline) (2012)
  • "Natural Guiding Light" featuring Kelsey & BYOB (as Project Bassline) (2013)
  • "Welcome to the Disco" (as Micky Slim & Wideboys featuring Lady Chann) (2013)

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