Facts

Did you know?

  • Camille is a true musical talent: Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer; she also plays Guitar, Piano, Keys/keyboard, Percussion and Trumpet and even did a rap on some occasions
  • Her dad is the American jazz musician Ed Jones
  • She formed her first band Sugar Shock in the early 1990s
  • Recorded backing vocals for Danish artists Elisabeth, Østkyst Hustlers and Thomas Helmig
  • Toured as a backup singer for artists such as Søren Sko, Mek Pek and Anne Linnet
  • In 2001 she received a nomination for Best Danish female singer at the Danish Music Awards for her self-titled debut album Camille Jones (2000)
  • The song Shouldn’t I was featured on the soundtrack to the Swedish film Det blir aldrig som man tänkt sig
  • Before signing a new record deal Camille launched her own label to release her second album Surrender (2004)
  • In 2004 Camille had the honour to be the support act at Cher’s farewell concert in Copenhagen
  • A year later she also did the opening for Lauryn Hill’s tour stop in Denmark
  • Later in 2005 Camille played at The Fugees’ Reunion Concert in Denmark too
  • Camille hit #13 on the US Billboard Dance Club Play Charts in 2005 with the Gauzz Mix of the The Creeps, before Fedde Le Grand made the dance remix some months later
  • Madonna loved the song “The Creeps” according to her blog in 2005
  • Back in 2006 Camille had spent some months of her life in New York
  • She participated in the musical Gasolin’ at Østre Gasvaerk from October 2006 until March 2007
  • In 2007 the singer performed a full live set at the Roskilde Festival
  • Camille wrote and recorded the (end credits-)song Someday to Niels Arden Oplev’s critically acclaimed film To Verdener (premiered 22. February 2008)
  • The song Shotgun is featured on Camille’s album Barking Up The Wrong Tree (2008) as well as on Fedde Le Grand’s album “Output” (2009) in a remix version
  • She also collaborated with Pelding, Malk de Koijn, Abdullah S, Maya Albana and Mark Linn

Her Albums

  • Camille’s debut album Camille Jones (2000) contains the Danish radiohit Nothing Comes From Nothing and is influenced by rock-pop, country and folk
  • All songs on the first album were written by Camille Jones except for the Dolly Parton cover Jolene
  • Her second album Surrender (2004) was produced by Camille herself and Abdullah S – an experimental album with a funky style and catchy songs
  • After the success the Gauzz Mix of The Creeps has made in Denmark and many European countries, Camille decided to re-record the album Surrender with Gauzz
  • Surrender (2005) was produced for the international market by Gauzz and Camille herself and sounds more underground and electro than the original
  • Barking Up The Wrong Tree (2008) is Camille’s third album, which is more Electropop and Club inspired compared to the other albums
  • The album features the singles Difficult Guys, I Am (What You Want Me To Be), Someday and Get Me Out
  • Camille performed some of these songs at the P3 Guld Awards and Danish DeeJay Awards
  • The album was nominated for Best Danish Electronica Release at the Danish Music Awards 2009
  • The fourth studio album Did I Say I Love You is a house music album, which deals with the topic love

The Creeps – Facts

  • The song was written and produced by Camille Jones
  • There are three released single versions of the song
  • The Original version from 2004 was produced by Camille and features instrumental contribution by Booty Cologne. It was first released only in Denmark as the leading single from Camille’s second album
  • Producer Gauzz (Per Ebdrup) made a remix (the Gauzz Mix), which got recognition in many European countries in 2005
  • The first musicvideo is dark, it has an underground feel and focuses on Camille and the strange formations around her (the “creeps”)
  • The “dark” video was directed by Mikkel Serup
  • It was used for the Original Version and the “Gauzz Mix” too, later to the Fedde Le Grand Mix as well
  • The original video was nominated for a Danish Music Award in 2005
  • Tommy Boy Records distributed the original “The Creeps” within the USA, with a remix contribution by That Kid Chris
  • The single reached number 13 on the Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play
  • Madonna even chose the track as one of her Top3-songs at that time in 2005 according to her blog
  • Dutch DJ Fedde Le Grand made the well-known dance remix of the song, released on his label Flamingo Records
  • The second music video focuses on female employees creeping up to a male chief
  • It’s inspired by Madonna’s Express Yourself video and the movie Secretary
  • Camille plays a minor part as the female chief
  • The video was shot January 25th, 2007 in London at the Battersea Studios
  • The clip was directed by Marcus Adams, who also directed “About You Now” by the Sugababes, “Let Me Think About It” by Ida Corr and “Put Your Hands Up For Detroit” by Fedde Le Grand
  • Amongst the female dancers are Lauren Ridealgh, Stephanie Fitzpatrick and Emma Warton
  • Paul Roberts choreographed the video
  • The Fedde remix made it to the A-Playlist on BBC Radio 1 and was supported by Pete Tong, Judge Jules, Eddie Halliwell and Trophy Twins
  • It was sold over 120,000 times in the UK
  • #1: Spanish Single Charts
  • #2: Australia Club Charts
  • #7: UK Single Charts
  • #12: Denmark Tracklisten, Finnish Single Charts
  • #13: US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play
  • #14: Romania Single Charts, Belgium (Flams) Single Charts
  • #15: ARIA Australia Charts
  • #18: Dutch Top 40
  • #22: Irish Singles
  • #30: Belgium (Wallonie) Single Charts
  • #82: German Top 100