Darude

Biography Darude

Finnish DJ and producer Ville Virtanen, better known under the pseudonym Darude, began his musical career in 1999. The musician was born in 1975, and his first single appeared in 2000 and was named Sandstorm. The musician creates compositions in the trance genre, began to get involved in music and write it back in school. He began his career as a musician from parties, and in 1997, his tracks first appeared on the radio. The first track, which was recorded by the musician, became a real hit for a long time, leading the Finnish music charts. The track held its position for 17 weeks in a row. The first debut album of the musician was named Before the Storm and it was him who was awarded 3 Grammy awards.

The second single of the artist called Feel the Beat could not rise above 5 positions in the British charts. The musician went on a world tour in 2001, and in 2002 released an album. In 2003, another artist album appeared, called Rush, after which the DJ went on a tour of the United States and Europe. In 2007, the album Label This was released, after which the musician began to participate in the most famous radio shows. In 2014, the fourth album of Darude was released; the musician received awards in the categories “Best Single” (2002), “Song of the Year” (2000), “Best Debut” (2001). The musician has released a lot of good singles and is very popular among lovers of dance music.