Cirrus (band)

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Origin Los Angeles, USA
Genres Big beat, breakbeat, trip hop
Years active 1995–2003
Labels Moonshine Music
Associated acts Prodonaut

Cirrus was an American big beat group formed in 1995 in Los Angeles, California. The group was composed of Aaron Carter and Stephen James Barry.

In live performances, the group often added live guitar and bass to the electronic background.[1] Their single "Superstar DJ" brought them mainstream exposure, and in 1997 they released their debut album on Moonshine Music. They scored several dance hits in the US and Canada over the next five years. The song, Back on a Mission is available for the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation and it also appears in the video game, Need for Speed: Underground 2.



  • Drop the Break (Moonshine Music, 1997)
  • Back on a Mission (Moonshine, 1998)
  • Counterfeit (Moonshine, 2002)

Charting singles[edit]

  • "Superstar DJ" (1996) US Dance/Club Play #26[2]
  • "Break In" (1997) US Dance/Club Play #30
  • "Back on a Mission" (1998) US Dance/Club Play #14, US Dance Sales #17
  • "Stop and Panic" (1999) US Dance/Club Play #11, Canada #12
  • "Boomerang" (2002) US Dance/Club Play #10

Songs in video games[edit]


  1. ^ Cirrus at Allmusic
  2. ^ Billboard Singles, Passim.