Every once in a while a record comes along which resonates in a special way, a record which stands the test of time, bringing the same reaction to the dancefloor now as it did all those years ago, 'Groovejet' is one of those records, a classic in every sense of the world.
This week on 16 March, it marked the 22nd anniversary of Boris Dlugosch playing an early demo of 'Groovejet' by Spiller at the 1999 Winter Music Conference in Miami. As the saying goes, the rest was history, as it went on to sweep dancefloors, top charts (including #1 in the UK singles chart) and go platinum in territories across the globe, with Sophie Ellis Bextor's unmistakable vocal giving the record its cross-over capabilities.
We are now delighted and proud to announce that we have signed this incredible record, and will be making it digitally available soon with some new heavyweight remixes to follow.
Speaking of the signing Defected boss Simon Dunmore said:
"Announcing that Defected have acquired the global rights to the Spiller - 'Groovejet'. A classic that has not been widely available digitally due to contractual reasons. We will be making the original versions available this summer, whilst commissioning remixes later this year.”
The producer, Spiller, added: “Happy to announce I've signed Groovejet featuring Sophie Ellis Bextor to Defected. After 10 years of being blocked for contractual reasons, the original version will be finally available again on all streaming platforms and... new remixes are on their way! Thank you Simon Dunmore."
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