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Danny Byrd
Danny Byrd at Republic Live, 2014
Danny Byrd at Republic Live, 2014
Background information
Birth nameDanny Byrd
Born (1979-05-04) 4 May 1979 (age 45)[1][non-primary source needed]
OriginBath, Somerset, England
  • DJ
  • record producer
  • musician
Years active1997–present

Danny Byrd (born 4 May 1979) is an English DJ, record producer and musician from Bath in the South West of England. He is influenced by genres such as house, UK garage, R&B and the jungle sound. He primarily releases his music through Hospital Records, the UK-based independent dance music label.[2] In 2009, his track "Red Mist VIP" reached number one on the UK Dance Chart on the week ending 25 July 2009,[3] and on 7 February 2010, his remix of Liquid's Sweet Harmony gave him his first success on the UK Singles Chart, making No. 64. In October 2010, Byrd reached No. 36 in the UK Singles Chart with the track "Ill Behaviour".


Byrd was one of the first artists to sign to Hospital Records in 1999.[4] His first Hospital singles were Do It Again and Changes.

In 2000, BBC Radio 1's Fabio championed Danny's remix of London Elektricity's Wishing Well. Remixes by Byrd for High Contrast and contributions to the Hospital Records compilation Weapons of Mass Creation followed.

In 2008, Byrd's debut studio album Supersized was released on Hospital Records, including notable tracks like Shock Out, Gold Rush, Weird Science and Red Mist. Red Mist VIP, a new version of the latter track, appeared on Hospital's compilation Sick Music and has appeared in the film Dead Man Running[5] and computer games Midnight Club LA[6] and DJ Hero.

Byrd second studio album Rave Digger was released in October 2010. The lead single "Ill Behaviour" (featuring I-Kay) has been supported by MistaJam, Annie Mac and Sara Cox on BBC Radio 1. The single was promoted to Radio 1's A-list on 8 September 2010.[7]

His album Golden Ticket was released in June 2013.[8]

In September 2018, he released his latest album Atomic Funk.[9]

In October 2021, Byrd signed with Ministry of Sound.[citation needed]



Year Album details Peak chart positions
2008 Supersized
2010 Rave Digger 68
2013 Golden Ticket 181
2018 Atomic Funk

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details
2007 Medical History


Year Release
2013 Byrd Is the Word
  • Released: 29 November 2013


Year Single Chart positions Album

2000 "Do It Again" / "Dub It Again" Medical History
2001 "Changes" / "Changed"
2005 "Soul Function" / "Junction 18"
2006 "Dog Hill" / "Fresh 89"
"Rise Again" / "Control Freak"
"Round & Round" / "Powderkiller"
2008 "Shock Out" / "Labyrinth" Supersized
"From Bath with Love" / "Shock Out VIP"
2009 "Red Mist" (feat. IK) 147
2010 "Sweet Harmony" (feat. Liquid) 64 6 Rave Digger
"Ill Behaviour" (feat. I-Kay) 36 7
"We Can Have It All" 144 22
2011 "Tonight" (feat. Netsky) 91 11 75
"Paperchase" (with Brookes Brothers) Brookes Brothers
2012 "Blaze the Fire (Rah!)" (feat. General Levy) Non-album single
2013 "Grit" (feat. Roni Size) / "Love You Like This" Golden Ticket
"4th Dimension" / "Bad Boy (Back Again)"
2015 "Climb High" (with Brookes Brothers) Orange Lane
2017 "Jam" Hospitality in the Park 2017
2018 "Devil's Drop" Sick Music 2018
"Superhero" (with Just Us feat. Macy Gray) Non-album single
"Salute" (feat. MC GQ) Atomic Funk
"Hold Up the Crown" (feat. Ky Lenz)
2019 "Starting It Over" (feat. Hannah Symons)
2020 "Boomshaka" (with René LaVice) TBA
2021 "Selecta" (feat. D Double E) Non-album single


Year Artist Release
2000 Brian McKnight "Stay or Let It Go"
2001 London Elektricity "Wishing Well"
2002 Tungsten "Expand Your Mind"
High Contrast "Music Is Everything"
2003 E-Z-Rollers "RS2000"
2004 Park Street Productions "Blackground Music"
2006 BCee & Lomax "Dust 'til Dawn"
2009 Rudenko "Everybody"
(featuring Kid Cudi)
"She Came Along"
SugaRush Beat Company "Love Breed"
Timmy Vegas & Bad Lay-Dee "Another Dimension"
2010 Swedish House Mafia vs. Tinie Tempah "Miami 2 Ibiza"
Plan B "Love Goes Down"
2011 London Elektricity
(featuring Elsa Esmeralda)
London Elektricity "ロンドンは夜8時 (Lon 8pm ↔ Tyo 4m)"
Clare Maguire "The Last Dance"
2012 Flux Pavilion "Daydreamer"
2013 Wookie
(featuring Eliza Doolittle)
"The Hype"
Majestic & Jungle 70 "Creeping in the Dark"
Krystal Klear
(featuring Jenna G)
2015 Enter Shikari "There's a Price on Your Head"
Sigala "Easy Love"
Stanton Warriors
(featuring Laura Steele)
"The One"
2016 Becky Hill "Warm"
DJ Fresh & Diplo
(featuring R. City, Selah Sue and Craig David)
"Bang Bang"
2018 Kideko "Good Thing"
Keys N Krates
(featuring Tory Lanez)
"Music to My Ears"
2019 Ninjaman "Murder Dem"
(featuring Tory Lanez, Kranium and Dappy)
"My One"
2020 dEVOLVE, Breikthru & Saint Wade "Deep in My Heart"

Other songs[edit]

  • 1998 – "Manhattan"
  • 2000 – "The Strutt" / "Walk Tall"
  • 2004 – "Planet Music"[a] (with Adrok featuring MC Foxy)
  • 2007 – "Under the Sea"[b]
  • 2009 – "California"[c] (with Zarif)
  • 2014 – "Supersonic"[d]
  1. ^ from the Hospital Records compilation album Weapons of Mass Creation
  2. ^ from the Hospital Records compilation album Weapons of Mass Creation 3
  3. ^ Remix of the Zarif song from the album Box of Secrets; released as a single in 2009.
  4. ^ from the Hospital Records compilation album We Are 18


  1. ^ Byrd, Danny. "I was born the day thatcher came to power 4th may 1979! RIP". Retrieved 9 April 2013 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Hospital Records – Danny Byrd". Hospitalrecords.com. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  3. ^ Charts Plus issue 413
  4. ^ "Danny Byrd – Medical History". Hospital Records.
  5. ^ "Dead Man Running (2009)". IMDb. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Midnight Club Los Angeles:Music:Tracklist". Rockstargames.com. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  7. ^ Ultra Mega Plexa Tron says. "Ill Behaviour is A List". Byrd Feed. Archived from the original on 5 December 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  8. ^ "Hospital Records – Danny Byrd". Hospitalrecords.com. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Danny Byrd – Atomic Funk – Shop – Hospital Records". Hospitalrecords.com.
  10. ^ a b "Danny Byrd > Charts". aCharts.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 06.07.2013" (TXT). Zobbel.de. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  13. ^ "Belgium (Flanders) Charts > Danny Byrd" (in Dutch). ultratop.be.
  14. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 11.07.2009" (TXT). Zobbel.de. Retrieved 30 November 2017.

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