Tim Deluxe

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Tim Liken (born 18 July 1977), also known by his stage name as Tim Deluxe, is a British DJ and producer.[3][4] He is best known for the song "It Just Won't Do", which charted in many countries.

Tim Deluxe
Birth nameTimothy Liken[1]
Born (1977-07-18) 18 July 1977 (age 42)[2]
London, United Kingdom
GenresHouse, UK garage
Occupation(s)
  • DJ
  • producer
Years active1995–present
Labels
  • Ice Cream
  • Deluxe
Associated acts

BiographyEdit

Deluxe grew up in North London and worked at Time Is Right Records at the age of 14 and debuted for Ministry of Sound as a DJ in replacement of CJ Mackintosh before he turned eighteen.[4] In 1994, Deluxe met Omar Amidora, a graphic designer and Andy Lysandrou, the label owner of Boogie Beat.[4] In a joint venture, they launched Ice Cream Records, a record label.[4] In 1997, Amidora and Deluxe had a number 14 hit single on the UK Singles Chart with "RipGroove" under the name Double 99. In 2001, Deluxe pursued a solo career as a music producer, with "Sirens" as his debut single.[4] The song was signed to Darren Emerson's record label Underwater Records.[3][4] In 2002, Deluxe released his most successful single "It Just Won't Do", which features the vocals of singer-songwriter Sam Obernik.[5][4] Alongside his production career, his deejaying had seen more success with gigs in the United Kingdom.[4] In 2003, Deluxe released his debut studio album The Little Ginger Club Kid and held an exclusive residency in Ibiza.[4] His second and third studio albums titled Ego Death and The Radicle were released in 2006 and 2015 respectively.[6][7][8][9]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Title Details
The Little Ginger Club Kid[10]
Ego Death[7]
  • Released: 28 November 2006
  • Label: Beat Records
  • Format: Digital download, CD
The Radicle[8]
  • Released: 30 October 2015
  • Label: Strictly Rhythm
  • Format: Digital download, CD

Charted singlesEdit

As himselfEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[11]
AUS
[12]
BEL
[13]
FRA
[14]
GER
[15]
JPN
[16]
NL
[17]
SPN
[18]
SWI
[19]
"Sirens" 2001 87 Non-album singles
"It Just Won't Do"
(featuring Sam Obernik)
2002 14 13 18 60 77 10 7 57
"Less Talk More Action" 2003 45
"Mundaya (The Boy)"
(featuring Shahin Badar)
2004 61
"Choose Something Like a Star"
(featuring Ben Onono)
78
"Let the Beats Roll"
(featuring Simon Franks)
2007 71 12
"Just Won't Do"
(with APDW featuring Sam Obernik)
2010 [A]
"Captain, Captain" 2014 62 The Radicle
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

With Double 99Edit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[21]
"RipGroove" 1997 14 7th High

With Saffron HillEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
AUS
[12]
FIN
[22]
NL
[17]
"My Love Is Always"
(featuring Ben Onono)
2003 42 20 94 Non-album single

With Africanism All StarsEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
BEL
Dance

[23]
"Summer Moon" 2005 21 Africanism Vol. 3

Production creditsEdit

Title Year Artist Album
"Come Alive"[24] 2012 Leona Lewis Non-album single

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Just Won't Do" did not enter the Belgian Flemish Ultratop 50 chart, but peaked at number 4 on the Belgian Dance chart.[20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tim Deluxe: New Radicle". Defected. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Tim Deluxe – New Songs, Playlists & Latest News". BBC Music. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b Birchmeier, Jason. "Tim Deluxe: Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "RA: Tim Deluxe". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  5. ^ #Throwback Track#Tim Deluxe. "Throwback Track: Tim Deluxe – It Just Won't Do". Stoney Roads. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Tim Deluxe". Attack Magazine. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Ego Death – Tim Deluxe: Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. 28 November 2006. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  8. ^ a b Martin, Liam (30 October 2015). "The Radicle – Tim Deluxe: Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  9. ^ Sunda, Mike (4 March 2014). "Tim Deluxe makes 'Radicle' move to get healthy". Japan Times. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  10. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "The Little Ginger Club Kid - Album". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  11. ^ "Tim Deluxe". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  12. ^ a b "Tim Liken". australian-charts.com. 6 August 2018. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Tim Liken". Ultratop. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  14. ^ "Tim Liken". lescharts.com. 28 September 2002. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  15. ^ "Tim Deluxe – Offizielle Deutsche Charts". offiziellecharts.de. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Japanese Music: Top Japanese Songs Chart". Billboard. 22 March 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  17. ^ a b "Tim Liken". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  18. ^ "Tim Liken". spanishcharts.com. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  19. ^ "Tim Liken". Swiss Hitparade. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  20. ^ "APDW vs. Tim Deluxe feat. Sam Obernik – Just Won't Do". Ultratop. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  21. ^ "DOUBLE 99 - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company".
  22. ^ "Discography Tim Deluxe". finnishcharts.com. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  23. ^ "Africanism Allstars – Summer Moon". Ultratop. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  24. ^ "Leona Lewis – Come Alive". Ultratop. Retrieved 14 August 2018.