Quartz (band)

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Labels Mercury
Associated acts Dina Carroll
Past members Ronnie Herel
Dave Rawlings

Quartz is a dance production duo of Ronnie Herel and Dave Rawlings, known for their collaboration with Clubland on "Let's Get Busy", which went to number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in 1990.

Their album, Perfect Timing, produced the early 1990s dance hit "Meltdown", and also teamed them with Dina Carroll on a number of tracks, most notably a cover of "It's Too Late". Their records were released on the Mercury label.



Year Single Peak chart positions Album
1989 "Meltdown" 78 Perfect Timing
1990 "We're Comin' At Ya" (featuring Stepz) 65
"Let's Get Busy (Pump It Up)" (as Clubland featuring Quartz) 86 32 Themes From Outer Clubland (Keep It Pumping) (by Clubland)
1991 "It's Too Late" (introducing Dina Carroll) 8 21 Perfect Timing
"Naked Love (Just Say You Want Me)" (with Dina Carroll) 39 27
1992 "Give Me Desire" singles only
"Hot For You" (as Clubland featuring Quartz)
"Distant" (featuring Lisa Jane)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.


  • Perfect Timing (1991)


  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 444. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Quartz". The Official Charts Company. 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Dutch chart - Quartz". dutchcharts.nl. 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Austrian chart - Quartz". austriancharts.at. 20 July 2014. 

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