Dive In

Dive In
Studio album by Darius Danesh
Released December 2, 2002
Genre Pop, Rock
Label Mercury Records
Producer Steve Lillywhite, Darius Danesh
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Darius Danesh chronology
Dive In
Live Twice
Singles from Dive In
  1. "Colourblind"
    Released: July 2002
  2. "Rushes"
    Released: November 2002
  3. "Incredible (What I Meant to Say)"
    Released: March 2003
  4. "Girl in the Moon"
    Released: June 2003

Dive In is Darius Danesh's debut album, released toward the end of 2002. It was a huge success and went platinum in the UK, charting at number 6 in the UK albums chart during the competitive pre-Christmas sales. He wrote all 12 songs on the album, collaborating with a number of other producers such as The Misfits and The Matrix. Steve Lillywhite was executive producer and Darius himself produced the track Better Than That.


Album information

The first single Colourblind, was released on July 29, 2002 and went straight to number 1 in the UK for two weeks and was certified Silver. The second single Rushes, also did well, going to number 5 in the UK charts, and the third single Incredible (What I Meant to Say) went to number 9. The fourth and last single Girl in the Moon didn't do as well but still got to number 21. The album actually has 69 tracks, but after the first 12 they are all 5 seconds of silence until the last one, which is a songwriting demo of Gotta Know Tonight, effectively making it a hidden track. This songwriting demo has lyrics and music written by Danesh, showing the song as it was first written before other producers added their production ideas to the song. The album was certified platinum in the UK for selling over 300,000 copies.

Track listing

  1. "Colourblind" (Darius Danesh, Pete Glenister, Deni Lew) - 3:35
  2. "Rushes" (Danesh, Glenister, Lew) - 3:43
  3. "Incredible (What I Meant to Say)" (Danesh, The Matrix) - 3:37
  4. "Girl in the Moon" (Danesh, Glenister, Lew) - 4:02
  5. "I'm Not Buying" (Danesh, Glenister, Lew) - 4:21
  6. "Dive In" (Danesh, Chris Braide, Andrew Frampton) - 3:37
  7. "Gotta Know Tonight" (Danesh, Braide, Frampton) - 4:12
  8. "Sliding Doors" (Danesh, Glenister, Lew) - 4:24
  9. "Simple Like the Truth" (Danesh, Glenister, Lew) - 3:58
  10. "Better Than That" (Danesh, Alex James - 3:33
  11. "Mockingbird" (Danesh, Glenister, Lew, Nicky Graham) - 4:01
  12. "Mercury Rising" (Danesh, Glenister) - 4:54
  13. "Gotta Know Tonight" (songwriting demo) - 4:13

Chart performance



Chart Certification Sales
UK 1x Platinum[1] 300,000+


Sticker: "Includes the #1 smash hit Colourblind and Rushes"


  • Artwork – Tom Bird
  • Executive Producer – Steve Lillywhite
  • Photography By – Norman Watson
  • Producer – Darius (7), Misfits, The (4) (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12)[2]


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