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X-Press 2 is an electronic and dance music trio from England. The members are Ashley Beedle, Diesel and Rocky.



X-Press2 first rose to underground prominence through Ibiza classics (although neither of these tracks feature very often in the Ibiza compilation albums) "Muzik Express" and "London Xpress". X-Press also gained plaudits on the club scene for regularly parading in clubs with their multi-decked (up to twelve decks with three DJs) sets.

Their debut single "The Sound" went to #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 1996. 2001 saw the release of their album Muzikizum which contained two more U.S. dance chart entries: "Smoke Machine" (#31) and "Lazy," which hit #1 in 2002 and was a mainstream pop hit in the UK, peaking at #2. The lead vocals on "Lazy" are sung by David Byrne of Talking Heads, and on "I Want You Back" by Dieter Meier of Yello.

Makeshift Feelgood appeared in 2006, featuring Tim DeLaughter, Kurt Wagner, Anthony Roman from Radio 4, 1980s band Kissing the Pink and Rob Harvey.




  • "The Sound"
  • "Lazy"
  • "I Want You Back"
  • "Give It"
  • "Kill 100"


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