Daruden namely Ville Virtanen success story is like directly in the movies ”from rags to riches” story.
In 1975, born Ville Virtanen was euralaisen son, who lived in a small town in ordinary everyday life.
in his Youth as an avid hockey artist known as the boy continued to high school students as well as familiar with the deeper techno music.
at the Same time when he organized classmates techno parties, he also made his own music, and some of his demos that were played on the radio in 1997.
in October 1999, Smith published a Sandstorm-song, which became a worldwide success. After that he was known in the public eye, the artist name Darude.
sand storm success caused a snowball effect, which allowed full-time musician work. Studying and working part-time were allowed to stay.the Family returned to Finland
the Success took Daruden the world for years.
in the End Darude found in the united states life partner. In 2009, he and Michelle -wife was born a boy.
In 2014, Darude and his family moved back to Finland. One reason for the return was that Darude wanted to offer Max -son of Finnish education.
I spoke Finnish to him since birth, but I was alone there for a little bit as the underdog. Now no longer heard, that the top he was English little second language. Yes, he now bent like a west coast dialect, Darude told the evening journal in an interview in 2014.
Michelle-wife of the early stages in Finland were challenging because she was diagnosed with tick bite as a result of lyme disease.
the Disease took his wife from momentarily revive away, but eventually, Michelle recovered.love-Hate -relationship
Darude has continued to work on music, so new music as a DJ-gigs.
Gigs have taken her around the world, the end of last year, he headed to the united states, Canada, Australia and Singapore, as well as the legendary Ministry of Sound club in London.
in September, the evening journal reported that Daruden Sandstorm-song broke the hundred million time listening to the magical border of Spotify.
in addition to This, the sand storm has already listened to a million times to other streaming services like itunes and Deezer, and its official video has garnered on Youtube in total, more than 130 million views.
Darude himself has described their attitude to the sand storm I "love-love-relationship".
– the standard saying is that if someone comes to me to my show ... because they know only sand storm and want to hear just that song, so they still come in any case, there gig. It is only a good thing, Darude told the evening journal in an interview earlier.