ICE MC

ICE MC

Real Name:
Ian Colin Campbell
Profile:
ICE MC aka Ian Campbell, grew up in the area of Nottingham called Hyson Green. When he was in high school his initials IC quickly got him a nickname ICE (lately he interpreted it as Ian Campbell Esquire).

After leaving school he hung around Nottingham for a couple of years until in 1983 he joined a group of breakdancers and started touring Europe with them. In 1989 in Italy he met Roberto Zanetti - singer, composer (as Savage), and producer (as Robyx). Their first single called "Easy", made in a hip-house style, came out in 1989. It became successful all over Europe, reaching the top 5 in Italy and the top 3 in Germany. The two next singles, "Cinema" and "Scream", and the subsequent debut album, "Cinema" (released later in 1990), were also very successful.

In 1991 his second LP, "My World", came out but failed to achieve the success of its predecessor due to the fact that hip-house had ceased to be popular. His third album, Ice'n'Green, was released in 1994 and featured Alexia on vocals.

Three of his most successful songs, "Think About The Way," (also featured in the soundtrack to the 1996 film Trainspotting), "It's A Rainy Day" and "Take Away The Colour", made the charts all over the world. Ian now got a new look and new style: raggamuffin. The album was also released in the US where the two biggest singles saw substantial club play and moderate dance music radio airplay, thus becoming hits. In 1995 "Ice'n'Green - The Remix Album" was released. This contained various remixes of previous hit singles.In 1996 a new album called The Dreadatour (produced by Masterboy) was released. The hit from the album was "Give Me the Light”, At the end of 2002 he decided to return to Italy.

Ice and Robyx started writing some new material and at the beginning of 2004 began recording a new album. The new album, "Cold Skool" was released on April 19, 2004 on Time Records).
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ICE MC Discography

Albums

842 810-2 ICE MC Cinema (Album, MiniAlbum) DWA (Dance World Attack) 842 810-2 France 1990 Sell This Version
849 213-1 ICE MC My World (Album) Polydor 849 213-1 Brazil 1991 Sell This Version
921.461-2, 048-2 ICE MC Ice' N' Green (Album) DWA (Dance World Attack), Polydor 921.461-2, 048-2 Czech Republic 1994 Sell This Version
063010288-1 ICE MC Ice' N' Green (The Remix Album) (Album) DWA (Dance World Attack), Polydor 063010288-1 Brazil 1995 Sell This Version
531 466-2 ICE MC Dreadatour (Album) Club Zone 531 466-2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
M4 02 Ice MC Cold Skool(CD, Album) DWA (Dance World Attack) M4 02 Italy 2004 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

MRCS 2451 ICE MC Easy (Maxi, Single) DWA (Dance World Attack) MRCS 2451 Scandinavia 1989 Sell This Version
MRP - 118 MX ICE MC Cinema (Maxi, Single) DWA (Dance World Attack) MRP - 118 MX Spain 1990 Sell This Version
DWA 00.17 ICE MC Ok Corral! (Maxi, Single) DWA (Dance World Attack) DWA 00.17 Italy 1990 Sell This Version
MRP-125-MX ICE MC Megamix (Single, Maxi) DWA (Dance World Attack) MRP-125-MX Spain 1990 Sell This Version
DWACL005 ICE MC Scream (Maxi, Single) DWA (Dance World Attack) DWACL005 Italy 1990 Sell This Version
879 789-1 ICE MC Happy Weekend (Maxi) Polydor 879 789-1 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
867 971-2 ICE MC People (Maxi) Polydor 867 971-2 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
2801 540 Crystal Waters / ICE MC Crystal Waters / ICE MC - Disco Promocional Mix(12", Promo) PolyGram 2801 540 Brazil 1991 Sell This Version
DWA 00.48 Ice MC Rainy Days (Maxi) DWA (Dance World Attack) DWA 00.48 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
NU-129 DJ BoBo / ICE MC DJ BoBo / ICE MC - Keep On Dancing / Take Away The Colour(12", Maxi) Numuzik Inc. NU-129 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
DWA 01.11 CD ICE MC Take Away The Colour (Maxi, Single) DWA (Dance World Attack) DWA 01.11 CD Italy 1993 Sell This Version
NU-142 ICE MC / Corona ICE MC / Corona - Think About The Way / The Rhythm Of The Night(12", Bro) Numuzik Inc. NU-142 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
855 873-1 ICE MC Think About The Way (Maxi, Single) DWA (Dance World Attack) 855 873-1 France 1994 Sell This Version
853 805-2 ICE MC It's A Rainy Day (Maxi, Single) DWA (Dance World Attack) 853 805-2 France 1994 Sell This Version
NU157 ICE MC / Black & White (2) ICE MC / Black & White (2) - It's A Rainy Day / Do You Know(12", Maxi) Numuzik Inc. NU157 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
DWA 0157 ICE MC / C.B. Milton ICE MC / C.B. Milton - It's A Rainy Day / Open Your Heart (Radio Edit)(7", Jukebox) DWA (Dance World Attack) DWA 0157 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
JB 9421 Corona / ICE MC Corona / ICE MC - The Rhythm Of The Night / Think About The Way(7", Jukebox) Discomagic Records JB 9421 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
DWA 01.64 ICE MC Ice 'N' Mix (Maxi) DWA (Dance World Attack) DWA 01.64 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
851 842-2 ICE MC Megamix (Maxi, Single) Airplay Records 851 842-2 France 1995 Sell This Version