Narcotic Thrust

Narcotic Thrust are an English electronic dance music duo, consisting of producers Stuart Crichton and Andy Morris. The name Narcotic Thrust is an anagram of "Stuart Crichton".[1]

Narcotic Thrust
OriginLondon, England
GenresElectronic, house
Years active1996–present
LabelsFFRR (2002-2003)
free2air Recordings (2004-present)
MembersStuart Crichton
Andy Morris

Their song "Safe from Harm" hit No. 1 on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart in 2002, featuring the lead vocals of Yvonne John Lewis.[2] It was also the first track released on Deep Dish's Yoshitoshi Records to top the U.S. dance chart.

In mid-2004, Narcotic Thrust saw even greater success when their single "I Like It" broke into the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 83 and reached No. 9 in the UK Singles Chart.

The band's third single in 2005, called "When the Dawn Breaks", featured Gary Clark (vocalist from the Scottish band Danny Wilson) on vocals. In 2006, Narcotic Thrust released their fourth single, "Waiting for You" again featuring the vocals of Yvonne John Lewis.

Narcotic Thrust have also made remixes of "The Sound of Violence" by Cassius, "Red Blooded Woman" by Kylie Minogue and "Suffer Well" by Depeche Mode.

Awards and NominationsEdit

Award Year Nominee(s) Category Result Ref.
Billboard Music Awards 2005 Themselves Top Hot Dance Airplay Artist Nominated [3]
DanceStar USA Awards 2003 "Safe from Harm" Record of the Year Nominated [4]


  • 1996 "Funky Acid Baby"
  • 2002 "Safe from Harm" (with Yvonne John Lewis) - UK No. 24
  • 2004 "I Like It" (with Yvonne John Lewis) - UK No. 9
  • 2005 "When the Dawn Breaks" (with Gary Clark) - UK No. 28
  • 2006 "Waiting for You" (with Yvonne John Lewis)[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ IMO Records. [1] "Narcotic Thrust Biography"], IMO Records Retrieved on 29 March 2011.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 185.
  3. ^ "Rock on the Net: Billboard Year-End Chart-Toppers: 2005".
  4. ^ "2003 DanceStar Awards Nominees". Billboard.
  5. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 387. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.

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