~ Person


Born: Ville Virtanen

His performance name came from his DJ days of playing one track, rather a lot. That track was "Rude Boy" by Leila K. After repeated playings, friends started calling him "Rude Boy", then "The Rude" and finally "Da Rude" - which of course became Darude.

Annotation last modified on 2005-08-15 23:08 UTC.

Legal name: Ville Virtanen (Finnish producer Darude)




Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Before the Storm Darude 11
2003 Rush Darude 4
2007 Label This! Darude 2
2015 Moments Darude 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Ignition Darude 2
Super Best POP Darude 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Sandstorm Darude 9
2000 Feel the Beat Darude 6
2000 Feel the Beat / Sandstorm Darude 1
2000 La Rude Diva Darude vs. OnePhatDeeva 1
2000 Out of Control (Back for More) Darude 5
2003 Music Darude 4
2003 Next to You Darude 2
2007 Tell Me Darude 2
2007 My Game Darude 1
2008 In the Darkness Darude 1
2008 I Ran (So Far Away) Darude feat. Blake Lewis 2
2015 Beautiful Alien Darude feat. AI AM 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 Sandstorm (Approaching Nirvana 2015 remix) Darude 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Out of Control Darude / Ian Van Dahl / DJ Jean 1

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