The Wideboys

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Real Name: Jim Sullivan & Eddie Craig

Annotation last modified on 2008-09-08 02:10 UTC.


The Wideboys are an English electronic music duo, managed by Matt Waterhouse from MWR/Hyperactive. In 2008, they signed to Sony ATV Music Publishing. Prior to this, The Wideboys had been signed in various deals with the likes of Warner, Universal and AATW. The Wideboys found a home with Skint/Loaded Records in 2010. They won Best Dance Act at The Urban Music Awards in 2008, and also won Best Newcomer at the 2000 UK Garage Awards.

They have worked on projects with Def Jam USA such as on Rihanna's album Good Girl Gone Bad. Two of their songs have made the UK charts, "Sambuca" which reached #15 in 2001 and "Daddy-O" which reached #32 in 2008. In 2009, The Wideboys produced the Club Mix of the Comic Relief single "Just Can't Get Enough" by The Saturdays which reached #2 on the UK chart, selling over 60,000 copies in one week. They have also worked on original productions of two #1 albums by Roll Deep and The Wanted. They have remixed songs of many other bands and artists including U.K. Music Week and U.S. Billboard-charting singer-songwriter Liza Fox for the single I Am Not I from her 2015 album.

The Wideboys reached the Top 5 on the charts with the song "Thinking It Over" which they produced for Liberty X. It gained double platinum status in the UK. They have performed on television shows such as Big Brother's Big Mouth, Top of the Pops, The Nokia Green Room, The Big Breakfast, Liquid News and Popworld with their club hits "In the VIP", "Sambuca", "Daddy-O" and "Snowflake".

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Ministry of Sound: Maximum Bass 2007 The Wideboys 3 1
2009 Ministry of Sound: Addicted to Bass Winter 2009 The Wideboys 1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 Ministry of Sound: Addicted to Bass 2009 The Wideboys 3 1
2010 Ministry of Sound: Addicted to Bass Winter 2010 The Wideboys 1
2011 Ministry of Sound: Addicted to Bass 2011 The Wideboys 2


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 All I Wanna Do The Wideboys 1
1999 Whats on Your Mind The Wideboys 1
1999 Stand and Deliver The Wideboys 1
2000 Don't Waste My Time The Wideboys 1
2000 Girl in a Dream / Who in the Funk Wideboys vs. Baggins + Fod 1
2000 Westside Wideboys 1
2000 Something's Got Me Started The Wideboys feat. Rusty 1
2001 Sambuca The Wideboys feat. Dennis G 3
2001 Keep It Together The Wideboys vs. Bucket & Sasco 1
2001 She's the One The Wideboys 1
2002 Breakin' Wideboys 1
2002 Get on Up Wideboys 1
2003 Feedback (Late Last Night) Wideboys 1
2004 Destination Weekend Wideboys vs. Norris Da Boss & Rose Windross 1
2004 It's a Love Thing The Wideboys feat. Dennis G & Errol Reid 1
2004 The Freak Wideboys vs. DJ Luck & MC Neat feat. Errol Reid 1
2004 Heartache Wideboys feat. MC Rusty 1
2005 I Think U Like It Wideboys feat. Errol Reid 1
2005 Music Is My Life Wideboys vs. Norris Da Boss & Rose Windross 1
2005 Body Language Wideboys & MJ Cole feat. Vula 1
2005 Nothing but Trouble MJ & The Wideboys 1
2006 Naughty by Nature Wideboys feat. Vula 1
2006 Walking With an Angel Wideboys & MC Rusty 1
2006 Girl Dem Shaker Wideboys & JLC 1
2006 Sambuca 2006 Wideboys & Dennis G 1
2007 Hooligan Wideboys vs. Norris Da Boss Windross & Rose Windross feat. MC Creed 1
2007 Snowflake Wideboys & Clare Evers 1
2007 What You're Thinking Wideboys feat. Sarah Saville 1
2008 Daddy-O Wideboys feat. Shaznay Lewis 3
2009 In the VIP Wideboys & Majestic feat. B-Live & Boy Better Know 2
2011 Shopaholic Wideboys feat. Sway & McLean 1
2011 Reach Out Now Wideboys feat. Clare Evers 1
2012 The Word Wideboys 2


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Mash Up D' System The Wideboys / Colonel Mustard / Eddie Craig 1
2003 Head 2 Head EP The Wideboys 1
2004 From the Archives EP The Wideboys 1
2005 Pirate Selectas Wideboys 1
2006 Pirate Selectas, Volume 3 & 4 Wideboys 1
2006 Essential Bassline, Volume 1 DJ Q / Wideboys / Vula 1
2011 The Flirt EP Wideboys 1

Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Ministry of Sound: Addicted to Bass 2013 The Wideboys 1

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