Tin Tin Out

Tin Tin Out were an English electronic dance music duo comprising Darren Stokes and Lindsay Edwards.[1] They remixed songs for a variety of artists such as Erasure, Pet Shop Boys, The Corrs and Des'ree, as well as collaborating with singers such as Shelley Nelson and Emma Bunton, scoring top ten hits with both.

Tin Tin Out
OriginLondon, England
GenresElectronic, house, trance, downtempo, trip hop
Years active1994–2004
MembersDarren Stokes
Lindsay Edwards


They were well known as active remixers, working on increasingly higher-profile and more commercial songs as the 1990s progressed, however also have their own recording careers. They first hit the top 20 with their 1995 cover "Always (Something There to Remind Me)". It peaked at #14 on the UK Singles Chart and #1 on the UK Dance Singles Chart. The single "Strings for Yasmin" featured in the 2001 Vinnie Jones film Mean Machine, and was used as the 1997/98 Premier League's commercial soundtrack, featuring Sean Bean.[citation needed] It is frequently played at Elland Road before Leeds United & Riverside Stadium before Middlesbrough fc games.[citation needed] Their highest charting singles in the UK are a 1998 cover of "Here's Where the Story Ends" by UK dream pop act the Sundays, and the 1999 cover of "What I Am" by US adult alternative act Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, featuring guest vocals by Emma Bunton of the Spice Girls, which peaked at number two in the UK Singles Chart.[2] Their version of "Here's Where the Story Ends" was awarded the 1999 Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song.[3] Tin Tin Out also remixed and produced under the alias Baby Blue.[4]

Edwards & Stokes also collaborated with Daniele Davoli from Black Box and DJ Tall Paul under the name 'Tall Tin Box' for the record "God's Love" in 2001.[5]

In addition to his involvement with Tin Tin Out, Dr Edwards is an Oxford University-educated researcher and lecturer who holds qualifications in both physiology and mathematics. He specialises in the fields of systems biology and machine learning, was Lecturer in Physiology at King's College London[6] and is now Head of AI for Respiratory & Immunology at AstraZeneca.




List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US Dance
"The Feeling"
(featuring Sweet Tee)
1994 32225 Always
"Always (Something There to Remind Me)"
(featuring Espiritu)
1995 14
"All I Wanna Do" 1997 31
"Dance with Me"
(featuring Tony Hadley)
"Strings for Yasmin" 31
"Here's Where the Story Ends"
(featuring Shelley Nelson)
1998 715
(featuring Shelley Nelson)
20 Eleven to Fly
"Eleven to Fly"
(featuring Wendy Page)
"What I Am"
(featuring Emma Bunton)
1999 26575811494483752
"Anybody's Guess"
(featuring Wendy Page)
1.^ The album version of "Sometimes" is an acoustic version.[18]

Selected remixes


  1. IMO Records. "Tin Tin Out Biography", IMO Records. Retrieved on 17 April 2011.
  2. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 560/1. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  3. "Entertainment: Ivor Novello Winners". BBC News. 27 May 1999. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  4. "Baby Blue Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
  5. "Tall Tin Box Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
  6. "Lindsay Edwards on academia.edu". academia.edu. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  7. "Official Charts > Tin Tin Out". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  8. "Chart Log UK 1994–2010 > DJ T – Tzant". Dipl.-Bibl.(FH) Tobias Zywietz. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  9. Australian (ARIA Chart) peaks:
  10. "French Charts > Emma Bunton". lescharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  11. "Charverfolgung / Bunton, Emma / Longplay". musicline.de PhonoNet. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  12. "Irish Charts > Emma Bunton". irish-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
  13. "Discografie Emma Bunton". DutchCharts.nl. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
  14. "New Zealand Charts > Emma Bunton". charts.nz Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  15. "Emma Bunton on Slovenská". IFPI. (IFPI). Retrieved 10 February 2011.
  16. "Discography Emma Bunton". SwedishCharts.com. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  17. "BPI Certified Awards". British Phonographic Industry. 7 September 2001. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
  18. Tin Tin Out (1999). Eleven to Fly [CD booklet]. London: Virgin Records Ltd.