Ian Van Dahl

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Belgian vocal trance act formed in 2000, when producer Erik Vanspauwen and singer/songwriter Martine Theeuwen (Marsha), who already had been working together for a year, teamed up with producer Christophe Chantzis. Their debut single “Castles In The Sky” gained attention in Europe in 2001 and sold 400 000 copies that year. Tensions arose over the decision to hire Cindy Mertens to lip-synch to Theeuwen’s voice in the music video and on stage; disappointed to learn that the production team never intended to have her performing on stage, Theeuwen, who was not a fully integrated member of the group, declined to participate on the follow-up single. To replace them both, Annemie Coenen was subsequently chosen as the new singer and became a full member of the group. Dancers Diana Dander and Jeanine Tiemissen were hired too and the group was from then on marketed as a female trio for some time. The second single, “Will I”, was eventually released in late 2001 and followed by the debut album, “Ace”, in 2002.

Peter Luts and David Vervoort from Lasgo joined in on the production of the second album, “Lost & Found”, released in 2004. The original producer duo left A&S Productions and Ian van Dahl after this release, to start their own production company. Luts, Vervoort and Coenen continued as a trio and released a couple of more singles. A world tour was seen in 2007 and in July that year it was announced that a third studio album, produced by Luts, had been completed. However, it would not be released under the name Ian van Dahl, but was instead planned to be Coenen’s debut solo album. By early 2008 the trio had left A&S and started a new project called AnnaGrace, shifting away from the vocal trance style of Ian van Dahl.

Both Chantzis and Coenen have used the name Ian van Dahl for solo performances since the group’s dissolution. Martine Theeuwen toured the USA for three months in 2001, performing “Castles in the Sky”.
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Albums

REC 255205-4 Ian Van Dahl - Ace album art Ian Van Dahl Ace (Album) Antler-Subway, Antler-Subway, A&S REC 255205-4 Hungary 2002 Sell This Version
COL 517599 2, 5175992000 Ian Van Dahl - Lost & Found album art Ian Van Dahl Lost & Found (Album) Antler-Subway, EMI COL 517599 2, 5175992000 Finland 2004 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

DOS 141 Ian Van Dahl - Castles In The Sky album art Ian Van Dahl Castles In The Sky (Maxi, Single) Freestyle Records (6) DOS 141 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
NUX33 Ian Van Dahl - Will I album art Ian Van Dahl Will I (Maxi, Single) Freestyle Records (6) NUX33 UK 2001 Sell This Version
BANG 025 Darude / Ian Van Dahl / DJ Jean Darude / Ian Van Dahl / DJ Jean - Out Of Control / Castles In The Sky / Lift Me Up(12", W/Lbl) Bang On! BANG 025 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
NUX49 Ian Van Dahl - Ace album art Ian Van Dahl Ace NuLife NUX49 UK 2002 Sell This Version
none Ian Van Dahl - Try album art Ian Van Dahl Try (Single, Maxi) Freestyle Records (6) none UK 2002 Sell This Version
COL 673820 2, 6738202000 Ian Van Dahl - Secret Love album art Ian Van Dahl Secret Love (Maxi) Columbia, Columbia COL 673820 2, 6738202000 Finland 2002 Sell This Version
bang0085, BANG0085 Ian Van Dahl - Reason / Will I? album art Ian Van Dahl Reason / Will I? (Maxi, EP) Bang On!, Bang On!, Shock (2), Shock (2), BMG New Zealand, BMG New Zealand bang0085, BANG0085 Australia & New Zealand 2002 Sell This Version
NUX42 Ian Van Dahl - Reason album art Ian Van Dahl Reason (Maxi, Single) Freestyle Records (6) NUX42 UK 2002 Sell This Version
SAMPCS 12460 Ian Van Dahl - Tears album art Ian Van Dahl Tears(CDr, Single, Promo) Columbia SAMPCS 12460 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
VMP 570181-8 Ian Van Dahl - EP album art Ian Van Dahl EP(2xCD, EP) Vmp VMP 570181-8 Singapore 2002 Sell This Version
none Ian Van Dahl - Nights On Java album art Ian Van Dahl Nights On Java(Acetate, 12") Not On Label none UK 2002 Sell This Version
VLCDMX 1323-4 Ian Van Dahl - Secret Love / Try album art Ian Van Dahl Secret Love / Try (Maxi) Dos Or Die Recordings VLCDMX 1323-4 Spain 2003 Sell This Version
NUX82 Ian Van Dahl - I Can't Let You Go (Part 1) album art Ian Van Dahl I Can't Let You Go (Part 1) (Single, Maxi) Freestyle Records (6) NUX82 UK 2003 Sell This Version
DINKY 88 Ian Van Dahl - I Can't Let You Go / The Sun Always Shines On TV / Do You Wanna Dance album art Ian Van Dahl / Milk Inc. / Tiffany Gayle Ian Van Dahl / Milk Inc. / Tiffany Gayle - I Can't Let You Go / The Sun Always Shines On TV / Do You Wanna Dance(12", W/Lbl) Dinky DINKY 88 Australia 2003 Sell This Version
none Ian Van Dahl - Where Are You Now? (Part  1) album art Ian Van Dahl Where Are You Now? (Part 1) (Maxi, Single) Freestyle Records (6) none Denmark 2004 Sell This Version
none Ian Van Dahl - Believe album art Ian Van Dahl Believe (Single) NuLife none UK 2004 Sell This Version
BIG CDS 126 Ian Van Dahl - Inspiration (Part 1) album art Ian Van Dahl Inspiration (Part 1) (Maxi, Single) Freestyle Records (6) BIG CDS 126 Scandinavia 2004 Sell This Version
FS 2040, 040 Ian Van Dahl - Movin'On album art IVD* Movin'On (Single, Maxi) Freestyle Records (6), Freestyle Records (6) FS 2040, 040 Belgium 2005 Sell This Version
76869-72155-2 Ian Van Dahl - Just A Girl album art Ian Van Dahl Just A Girl (Single, Maxi) Freestyle Records (6) 76869-72155-2 US 2006 Sell This Version
HITT53 Ian Van Dahl - My Heart album art Ian Van Dahl My Heart(File, AAC, Single) Sinuz HITT53 Belgium 2011
HITT54 Ian Van Dahl - You & Me album art Ian Van Dahl You & Me(2xFile, AAC, Single) Sinuz HITT54 Belgium 2011
HITT51 Ian Van Dahl - Black Angel album art Ian Van Dahl Black Angel(File, AAC, Single, 256) Sinuz HITT51 Belgium 2011
none Ian Van Dahl - Castle In The Sky album art Cedric L feat. Ian Van Dahl Cedric L feat. Ian Van Dahl - Castle In The Sky(File, AAC, Single) Not On Label none US 2016