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Bliss/Rachel Morrison/Meeker

Last Updated : July 26, 2001

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  • 2001

* t.b.a. Meeker due to release 1st album. Check the Meeker Website for more info.

* August 25th to play at Creamfields - Liverpool, UK.

* Late July - 3rd single to be released.

Meeker are currently in the studio adding the finishing touches to their 1st album,
and should be performing a tour of their latest material real soon !

New projects by Paul Ralphes, Roger Askew, and Chris Baker -> click here for info

July 2001
Naimee Coleman, the up & coming singer from Ireland, has recorded a very good cover version of "Love Song" on her latest album "Bring Down The Moon". The song was originally written by The Cure, and can be found on their "Disintegration" album. It sounds closer to the Bliss version than the original Cure song.

February 2001
Meeker have now released their second single on the Underwater label.

"Mountains", the follow up to "Save Me", is written and produced by the band and will include remixes from DJ Lottie and Darren Emerson. The release date is set for the 8th February.

Mountains (Darren Emerson mix) - voted "Remix Of The Month" - Q Magazine February 2001

"Mountain" also gained high placings in the following charts, 7 magazine Buzz (No. 3), Worldpop and Amato (No. 6),

MuzicSweep (No. 19), Cool Cut (No. 5). The song was also included in Pete Tong - Essential Mix,

and reached No. 1 on Judge Jools 'Judge it yourself'.

  • 2000

June 2000
3rd Meeker play Homelands 3 dance music festival in Scotland ??

May 2000

27th/28th Meeker play "Homelands 2" massive dance music festival in front of 38,000 people at

The Bowl, Matterley Estate, Cheesefoot Head, Winchester, Hampshire

The line-up for the Winchester event included: Leftfield, Ian Brown, Moby, Public Enemy, BT, Paul Oakenfold, Armand van Helden, Paul van Dyk, Scratch Perverts, David Holmes, Dope Smugglaz, Dave Seaman, Meeker, Jeremy Healy, Johnny Moy, Adam Freeland, Dan and Jon Kahuna, Jason Bye, Alfie Costa, Manchild. Additional sets by a huge list of all the major DJs such as Pete Tong, Sasha, John Digweed, Judge Jules, Paul Van Dyk, Carl Cox, Danny Rampling, Darren Emerson, Ferry Corsten, Sister Bliss, Sven Vath, Brandon Block, Seb Fontaine, Groove Armada, Alex P, Fabio, Grooverider, Nick Warren.

April 2000

29th Meeker play "Homelands 1 " dance music festival at Mosney Holiday Center, Co. Meath, Ireland

Meeker played on the 'Home' arena with Leftfield, Primal Scream, Ian Brown, Paul Oakenfold & David Holmes.

February 2000

14th Meeker release "Save Me" 1st single (a cover of a Nina Simone song)

"Save Me" was voted single of the week on Zoe Ball's Radio One Breakfast Show,
and reached No. 1 in the Cool Cut chart, and No. 54 in the UK official chart

4th Played a set at the "Fabric" (anutha Dance Thing), London - England 'Big Beat Boutique meets Bugged Out'.
With Lo-Fidelity Allstars, Midfield General, and Si Begg with Darren Emerson, Freq Nasty & The Automator


  • 1999

Meeker get lots of positive media reaction to their new musical venture.
The magazine Select printed a special about them in their December issue (out 23/12/99 or so).

"Mix Mag", "Muzik" and" Ministry of Sound" also wrote articles on the band, tipping them to reach the top.

November 1999
Art and Guitars from Underworld
Latest news on the Underworld crew's antics has Darren Emerson launching a new guitar-based band called Meeker on Underwater Records (naturally), debuting at the Ministry of Sound on November 19th.


Rachel & Tom E. Morrison form a new dance band called "Meeker"

  • 1998

Rachel releases the singles, "The Sun Won't Come Down"& "Hey Now"

Rachel Morrison releases "Liberty" studio album

Rachel Morrison sings Live in Germany - Szene - Liberty - Frauen Lügen Nicht - May 15th

  • 1997

Since Bliss disbanded back in 1991, Paul Ralphes has been producing lots of successful artists in Brazil, with John Shaw of UB40, and doing remixes for bands such as Skank, Maskavo Roots, Black City, the Rappa and others, besides having produced five tracks of the last album by Biquíni Cavadão in 1997, and also for "The adventures of the Virgulóides".

  • 1996

Yeah! EP released

  • 1995

Rachel Morrison (Live) album recording

  • 1994

  • 1993

Rachel Morrison - Live at Phoenix recording


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