Will I Ever Alice Deejay
Song Title: Will I Ever
Artist: Alice Deejay
Date of release: 2000
Description: ” Will I Ever ” is by Alice Deejay, the Dutch dance music group. The project, formed in 1998 by DJ Jurgen featured Judith Anna Pronk as lead vocalist.
Alice Deejay’s founder, DJ Jurgen ( Jürgen Rijkers ) was born on the 13th of February 1967 and grew up in Delft, a city in the Netherlands. Delft began life as a rural village in the early Middle Ages, gradually over time becoming the city of today. It is famous among tourists for the canals and historic town. Delft Blue pottery, also known as Delftware, is made in the city.
In the mid-nineties, DJ Jurgen began producing music, building a small studio. His first taste of chart success came with ” Better Off Alone “, released in 1998. The song reached number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and number two on the UK Singles Chart in the United Kingdom. In the Netherlands, it peaked at number nine. DJ Jurgen was the first DJ/producer to be nominated for the International Dance Music Award ( IDMA ) in Miami.
Alice Deejay had a break back in 2002. Their most significant hits, co-produced by Danski ( Dennis van den Driesschen ) and Delmundo ( Wessel van Diepen ), notching up worldwide sales of over one million Albums and five million singles.
They reformed in 2014 under the new name Alice DJ, with a new vocalist, Ilona and two new dancers. Judith Anna Pronk, the original vocalist, retired from singing and instead began a career as a makeup artist and fashion consultant.
The song was written and co-produced by Alice Deejay, Eelke Kalberg and Sebastiaan Molijn, who go by the professional name of Pronti Kalmani. They have also worked with the Vengaboys on their hit single ” Boom,Boom,Boom,Boom!! “, which reached Number One on the UK Singles Chart in 1999. They have also worked with DJ Energy, Max B. Grant and Candee Jay, a Dutch Eurodance project performed by Ilze Lankhaar, the singer and model.
” Will I Ever ” was released in 2000 by record label Positiva ( Universal Music Group ) and features on their only Album, Who Needs Guitars Anyway?.
The Album, released on the 28th of March 2000, also contained the hit singles ” Back In My Life “, ” Better Off Alone “, ” The Lonely One ” and ” Celebrate Our Love “.
In the United States, the Album reached number seventy-six on the Billboard 200 Chart, spending twenty-six weeks on the chart there. In the United Kingdom, it entered the UK Albums Chart on the 29th of July 2000, reaching a peak of number eight and spent fourteen weeks on the chart. The British Phonographic Industry ( BPI ) certified Who Needs Guitars Anyway? Gold with sales of 100,000 copies. It also reached the Top Ten in Ireland and Finland.
The accompanying music video was directed by Olaf van Gerwen, the Dutch music, film and commercials director. After studying audiovisual production, Olaf began directing television shows and music videos.
In addition to this video, he also directed the music videos for Alice Deejay’s singles Better Off Alone ” and ” The Lonely One “. Olaf now works in the food, beverage and the dairy genre, shooting Tabletop and lifestyle imagery.
” Will I Ever ” was a commercial success for Alice Deejay. In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 15th of July 2000 and reached a peak of number seven. It spent three weeks in the Top Ten and a total of twelve weeks on the UK chart.
The song also charted in Germany, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Norway and Australia.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 7
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Switzerland 25, Germany 33, Belgium 20, France 37, Netherlands 10, Sweden 10, Norway 16
Official Website: Alicedj.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/AliceDeejay
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/AliceDeejay