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Darude was born on July 17, 1975 in Eura, Finland as Ville Virtanen. See full bio »

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Under the Skin
Under the Skin Soundtrack
Fun with Dick and Jane
Filth Soundtrack
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever


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 2016 SuomiLOVE (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.2 (2016) ... (performer: "Nyt loppuu todellisuus")
 2013/I Filth (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm" - as Virtanen)
 2013/I Under the Skin (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm" - as Virtanen)
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm" - as Ville Virtanen)
  Rock Suomi (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Valloittajat (2011) ... (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm")
 2010 Nhl 11 (Video Game) (performer: "Sandstorm")
 2009 CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I (Video) (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm")
 2008 Chikara: King of Trios 2008 - Night II (Video) (performer: "Sandstorm")
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (performer: "Sandstorm2006") / (writer: "Sandstorm2006" - as Ville Virtanen)
 2004 Levottomat 3 - kun mikään ei riitä (performer: "Ranta") / (writer: "Ranta" - as Ville Virtanen)
 2003 Rotanloukku (TV Movie) (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm" - as Ville Virtanen)
 2002 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (arranger: "The Flow" - as Ville Virtanen) / (performer: "The Flow") / (writer: "The Flow" - as Ville Virtanen)
 2002 Like Mike (performer: "Feel the Beat") / (writer: "Feel the Beat" - as Ville Virtanen)
 2001 Everybody Says I'm Fine! (arranger: "Sandstorm" - as Ville Virtanen) / (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm" - as Ville Virtanen)
 2001 Young Love (performer: "Calm Before the Storm") / (writer: "Calm Before the Storm" - as Ville Virtanen)
 2001 Tango Kabaree (arranger: "Sandstorm") / (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm")
 2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Premiere (2000) ... ("Sandstorm")
 2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 June 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "Sandstorm")
 2000 Levottomat (arranger: "Sandstorm") / (performer: "Sandstorm") / (writer: "Sandstorm")
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Ville Virtanen

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Born on the 20 year anniversary of the opening of Disneyland Park, yet ironically enough, one of his songs (Sandstorm) is played at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

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