"Basement Jaxx" are a critically acclaimed UK house music duo, comprised of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, that rose to popularity in the late 1990s.
Basement Jaxx started in Brixton, South London in 1994, where they held a regular club night called ''Rooty'', which would later become the name of their second artist album.
In 1999, the group released their first full length album, ''Remedy'', to wide acclaim. ''Remedy'' includes the "Red Alert", "Rendez Vu", "Jump N' Shout", and "Bingo Bango" singles. "Red Alert" was used in a Coca-Cola commercial. Basement Jaxx also released ''Jaxx Unreleased'', a compilation of b-sides, remixes, and other assorted material, in 1999.
2003 brought Basement Jaxx's third full length album, ''Kish Kash'', which included contributions from Lisa Kekaula (of the Bellrays), Me'shell Ndegeocello, Dizzee Rascal, Cotlyn Jackson, J C Chasez, Siouxsie Sioux, and Phoebe. From this album, the tracks "Lucky Star", "Good Luck" and "Plug It In" were released as singles. The track "Good Luck" was re-released in 2004, after exposure from being the theme to BBC's Euro 2004 coverage, with a special remix. "Good Luck" is also in the soundtr...
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