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Groove Armada is an electronic music group from Cambridge, United Kingdom, composed of two members, Andy Cato (real name Andrew Cocup) and Tom Findlay. They first came to fame with a 1997 limited single release, At the River, which sampled "Old Cape Cod" by Patti Page. The song has since made its way onto numerous chill-out compilations.
Their most famous work is the 2000 international hit I See You Baby, remixed by Fatboy Slim in the Big Beat style – with the repeated chorus line "Shakin' that ass," as heard in Renault Mégane advertisements. Vocals were provided by Ibiza-based DJ Gram'Ma Funk. Incidentally, this track was also recorded with the chorus line "Shakin' that thang" as a radio edit. While this is their most famous work, they have also produced less mainstream songs which are often featured in television adverts.
* The track Hands of Time is featured in the movie Collateral, and is referred to by one of the characters as a "classic song."
* Groove Armada's debut album was Northern Star, released in 1998.
* In 1999, Groove Armada released Vertigo, which had a more polished, mainstream sound. This album includes "At The River," which was re-released as a single (#23 UK).
* In 2001, Goodbye Country, Hello Nightclub was released, with the title suggesting their new album was more upbeat and less geared toward chilling out – as demonstrated by the single "Superstylin'" (#5 UK).
* In 2002, they released the DJ mix album Another Late Night: Groove Armada, part of the Another Late Night series on Azuli Records.
* In 2002, less than a year after Goodbye Country, Hello Nightclub, Groove Armada produced Lovebox, which incorporated a variety of genres. Some tracks, such as "Madder," featured a rock element, while others, such as "Lovebox" and "Remember," were closer to traditional house. "Remember" has vocals made up entirely of samples of Sandy Denny singing at Fairport.
* In 2004, Groove Armada released a best-of album, which included hits and new productions (#6 UK).
* In May 2007 Soundboy Rock was released, featuring the track Get Down. Guest appearances include M.A.D., Red Rat and Mutya Buena (see: Sugababes). The album was released on CD, Vinyl, and also as a limited CD package with 2 bonus tracks.
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