|Birth name||Maxwell Cadien Sedgley|
|Origin||London, United Kingdom|
Maxwell Cadien Sedgley, known as Max Sedgley, is a British producer, drummer and disc jockey, currently signed to the independent record label, Sunday Best (founded by Rob da Bank) and Jalapeno Records. He also records under the artist name Cadien. In 2004, Sedgley released his first single, "Happy", a remix of which was later used by ITV as the theme music to their coverage of the Euro 2004 football tournament. It has also been used on adverts for Ambrosia Rice and Bacardi Rum. It reached #30 in the UK Singles Chart in July 2004.
Life and career
On 17 July 2006, Sedgley released his 10-track debut album, From the Roots to the Shoots, on the Sunday Best label, which contained the singles "Slowly", "The Devil Inside", (which both featured guest Z-Star on lead vocals) and "Happy".
On 6 September 2010, Sedgley released his second album, Suddenly Everything, on Jalapeno Records, which contained the singles "Soundboy" featuring Tor, "Something Special" and "Superstrong" featuring Tasita D'mour.
Sedgley gained a degree in classical music from Edinburgh university as a student of composition, orchestration, percussion and piano. He has played drums for many dance acts, most notably Roni Size.
Sedgley tours as both a DJ and in a five-piece musical ensemble, Max Sedgley and the Shoots. The band consists of Max Sedgley (drums, percussion, keyboards), Tasita D'mour (lead vocals), Mike Buchanan (guitar, lead and backing vocals), Andy ("V") Valentine (guitar, lead and backing vocals) and Marcus Dods (bass guitar).
|2004||"Happy"||12", CD||Sunday Best Recordings|
|2005||"Devil Inside"||12", CD||Sunday Best Recordings|
|2006||"Celebrity"||12" single||Sunday Best Recordings|
|2006||"From The Roots To The Shoots"||CD||Sunday Best Recordings|
|2006||"Slowly"||12", CD||Sunday Best Recordings|
- "Max Sedgley - From the Roots to the Shoots review". Retrieved August 20, 2006.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 487. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
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