Dirty Vegas

Dirty Vegas

Profile:
Paul Harris, Steve Smith and Ben Harris are three lads from Kent and the South London suburbs with very different musical backgrounds, united by a shared love of a good tune and a passion for partying.

Paul Harris started clubbing in his early teens and blagged his first professional DJ gig when he was 17, just before acid house took dance culture mainstream. He gradually began spending more time mixing and making records than playing them, but has continued to be successful as a DJ.

A drummer since schooldays, Steve Smith gave up his job in the print trade during the rave explosion when he realised he could make more money playing live percussion in clubs at weekends. By the mid-90s he was playing in a band called Higher Ground, and when the singer left he reluctantly stepped in, discovering with some surprise that he had a fine voice. When the band fell apart he went to Ibiza to write, but then a chance meeting with Paul at an airport on the way to a club event led to a wild weekend, and the idea of making music together.

Ben Harris (no relation to Paul) played guitar in indie rock band Fluid until they did their first demo and he saw how the engineer worked the mixing desk. He got a job in a recording studio, "got bitten by the dance bug", and ended up running a specialist dance record shop in Bromley with his brother. After producing a string of successful one-off club tunes he began working with Paul, who a few weeks later bumped into Steve and invited him to join them.
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Dirty Vegas Discography

Albums

Dirty Vegas Dirty Vegas (Album) Capitol Records US 2002 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas One (Album) Capitol Records, Parlophone UK 2004 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Electric Love (Album, Comp) Om Records UK 2011 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Photograph (Album) D:vision Records UK 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Dirty Vegas Brazilian Credence UK 2001 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Days Go By (Single, Maxi) Credence Australia 2001 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Ghosts (Single) Credence, Parlophone UK 2002 Sell This Version
DPRO 7087 6 16953 2 8 Dirty Vegas College Radio EP(CD, EP, Promo) Capitol Records, Credence DPRO 7087 6 16953 2 8 US 2002 Sell This Version
12creddj020 Dirty Vegas Throwing Shapes(12", S/Sided, Promo, TP) Credence 12creddj020 UK 2002 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Simple Things (EP, Single) Credence, Credence US 2002 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas I Should Know (Single) Credence UK 2003 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Walk Into The Sun (Single) Parlophone, Parlophone Italy 2004 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Tonight (IMS Anthem 2009) (Part 1) (Single) Toolroom Records 2009 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Changes (Single) Toolroom Records UK 2009 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Electric Love (Single) OM Records US 2011 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Little White Doves (Single) OM Records UK 2011 Sell This Version
Sultan + Ned Shepard* -Vs- Thomas Sagstad Feat. Dirty Vegas Sultan + Ned Shepard* -Vs- Thomas Sagstad Feat. Dirty Vegas - Somebody To Love (Single) Harem Records (3) 2012
David Tort Feat. Dirty Vegas David Tort Feat. Dirty Vegas - Safe From Harm (Single) Spinnin' Records 2012
none Dirty Vegas Emma (Remixes)(7xFile, AAC, Single, 256) OM Records none 2012
none Dirty Vegas Electric Love (Acoustic EP)(4xFile, AAC, EP, 256) OM Records none 2012
Dirty Vegas Let The Night (Single, EP) D:vision Records US 2014 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas Setting Sun (Remixes) (Single) D:vision Records Europe 2014 Sell This Version

DJ Mixes

MUZIKMAG85 / JUN02 Dirty Vegas Homelands 2002 Preview(CD, Mixed) Muzik Magazine MUZIKMAG85 / JUN02 UK 2002 Sell This Version
Dirty Vegas The Trip (Comp) Family Recordings (3) UK 2003 Sell This Version
STEALTHLIVE02CD Dirty Vegas Stealth Live! (CD, Mixed) Stealth Records (2) STEALTHLIVE02CD Netherlands 2009 Sell This Version