Camille Jones (born in Skanderborg, Denmark on 28 November 1973) is a Danish pop singer, songwriter and record producer. She is known for her song "The Creeps" written by herself and remixed by Dutch DJ Fedde le Grand, which has become a worldwide clubhit in the dance scene In 2000 Camille had been enjoying success within the Danish and European music scenes with the release of her self-titled debut album Camille Jones, which featured the singles Daddy Would Say and Nothing Comes From Nothing.
In 2000 Camille had been enjoying success within the Danish and European music scenes with the release of her self-titled debut album Camille Jones, which featured the singles Daddy Would Say and Nothing Comes From Nothing.
In 2004 she released her album Surrender, which featured the single The Creeps. The first video - produced by Mikkel Serup - was nominated for a Danish Music Award in 2005. Dutch DJ-producer Fedde le Grand signed the song to his own burgeoning Flamingo Recordings imprint and completed a House remix. In early 2007 the remix had been picked up by radiostations in the UK and all over Europe before it was released on Ministry of Sound in March 2007. Marcus Adams directed a new video for the single. The song had become a hit on the charts and the clubs as well. In the UK The Creeps reached #7 on the Single Charts and #1 on the Dance Charts.
Camille's third album Barking Up The Wrong Tree was released in Scandinavia in 2008 and featured the dance singles Difficult Guys, I Am (What You Want Me To Be) and Get Me Out. Videos for Difficult Guys and I Am (What You Want Me To Be) were produced to promote the record.
In January 2011 Jones collaborated with Kato, Ida Corr and Johnson on the Danish-language dance single Sjus. The song debuted at number 1 on the Danish Single charts.
With the latest smash hit ?The Creeps? from her 3rd album - ?Surrender? - the multi talented Danish-born singer, musician, composer, arranger, and producer Camille Jones has struck gold.
But insisting grooves and intriguing vocals isn't all Camille Jones has to offer. Her new album also presents high quality songwriting in the classic sense, combining mature lyrics about love, rejection, and pride with melodies to keep.
Camille Jones possesses a raw energy and power that she carefully knows when to hold back and when to let loose. Her music is highly dynamic and rich on details in the tingling soundscape underneath the vocals.
Since Camille Jones is her very own in style and sound namedropping shouldn't be necessary - but musical fix points and inspirations would include acts like Prince, Stevie Wonder, Wendy & Lisa, Dolly Parton, Chicks On Speed, D’Angelo, Meshell Ndegeocello and Missy Elliott.
The special Camille Jones sound blends contemporary rnb with classic soul, guitar rock, and folk. The result is a lively, curious, and highly personal mix tied together by Camille Jones' expressive vocals and meaningful lyrics.
Through the years Camille Jones' contributions to the Danish music scene has been numerous. As singer, guitarist, kayboard player and percussionist she has been offering her personal touch to such diverse artists as abstract hiphop act Pelding, Danish rap favorites Malk De Koijn, cult funkateer Abdullah S, independent rocker Maya Albana, and the rnb and pop music of Mark Linn, Thomas Helmig, and Anne Linnet.
Camille Jones' first album ?Daddy Would Say? came out in 2000 on Warner Music and included the monster hit ?Nothing Comes From Nothing?. The album gave Camille Jones a nomination as ?Female Singer of the Year? at the Danish Music Awards 2001. Camille has also contributed to the soundtrack to the Swedish film ?Det blir aldrig som man t?nkt sig?. With her new album ?Surrender? she has signed to a smaller record company, gaining full artistic control of the current and furture recordings.
Camille Jones is a multi-talent young woman with great personal and artistic integrity.
She can do whatever she wants ? and she does.
The hit single ?The Creeps - That Kid Chris Mix" is released in United States by Tommy Boy Records.
Within the first two weeks it made it to #15 on Billboards Hot Dance Club Play.
?The Creeps? is also out in Italy, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Greece, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, Spain, France and South Africa.
The minimalistic and innovative video for ?The Creeps? - made by Mikkel Serup - was nominated for a Danish Music Award 2005.