DJ Aligator

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DJ Aligator
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Background information
Birth nameAliasghar Movasat
Born10 March 1975 (age 43)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation(s)Electronic musician, DJ, record producer
Years active2000–present
LabelsGator Records
Associated actsFactual Beat, Zoom, Arash Labaf
Websitealigatormusic.com

Aliasghar Movasat (Persian: علی اصغر مواسات‎) better known by his stage name DJ Aligator, is an Iranian-Danish producer and DJ.

Musical career[edit]

He enjoyed worldwide success with the single "The Whistle Song" from his 2000 debut album Payback Time. It peaked at number 5 in the United Kingdom in January 2002,[1] and subsequently, he performed it on BBC Television's Top of the Pops.[2] The song was a four times platinum selling success in Denmark in 2000, peaking at number-one on both the singles and dance chart, before its international release in 2002.[3] Similar projects: 666, K-System, Floorfilla, Klubbheads, Cosmic Gate, Darude, Pulsedriver, Barcode Brothers, Hampenberg, Kai Tracid

"Lollipop" was written by Aliasghar Movasat and Calvin Allan, and "The Whistle Song" was written by Aliasghar Moavasat, Al Agami[4] and Holger Lagerfeldt.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
DEN SWE
Payback Time 17 31
The Sound of Scandinavia 3
Music is My Language 39
Kiss My B-ass 33
Next Level
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
DEN
[5]
FIN
[6]
IRE
[7]
NED
[8]
NOR
[9]
SWE
[10]
UK
[1]
2000 "The Whistle Song" 1 5 54 1 10 5 Payback Time
"Lollipop" 1 18 9 8
"Turn Up the Music" 4 78 49
2001 "Doggy Style" 10 44
"Temple of India"
2002 "Stomp!" 1 - 2 The Sound of Scandinavia
"I Like to Move It" (featuring Dr. Alban) 2
"Mosquito"
"Dreams" (featuring Christina Undhjem) 15
2004 "Davaj Davaj" (featuring MC Vspishkin) 7 Music Is My Language
2005 "Music is My Language" (featuring Arash) 11
"Protect Your Ears" 4 16
2006 "Countdown"
2007 "Meet Her at the Lover Parade 2007" Single only
2008 "KAOS" Kiss My B-ass
2009 "Calling You" 15
"Shine" (featuring Heidi Degn)
2010 "Gi' det til dig" (featuring Jinks) Single only
2011 "Starting Over" Next Level
"Trash the Club" (featuring Al Agami & Yas)
2012 "The Perfect Match" (with Daniel Kandi featuring Julie Rugaard)
"Moments of Life" (featuring Alexander Popov)
"Be With You" (featuring Sarah West)
2014 "Fist Pump" Single only
2016 "Heaven Is Falling" (featuring AERO) Single only
2017 "Put Your Lights Up" (featuring Decaville) Single only
2018 "Agmal Hayaa (Beautiful Life)" (featuring Talal) Single only
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 158. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  2. ^ Svidt, Ole Rosenstand (15 January 2002). "DJ Aligator hitter i England" (in Danish). GAFFA. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
  3. ^ "DJ Aligator Project" (in Danish). bandlist.dk. Retrieved 11 January 2010.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Mathiasen, Morten Plesner (2009). "Alligatoren synger slet ikke" (in Danish). P3. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
  5. ^ Danish peaks
  6. ^ Finnish peaks
  7. ^ "Irish Singles Chart – Search for song". Irish Recorded Music Association. Archived from the original on June 3, 2009. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
  8. ^ Dutch peaks
  9. ^ Norwegian peaks
  10. ^ Swedish peaks

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