System F » Biography
The first single under the System F alias was “Out Of The Blue”. This track was released in March 1999 on Tsunami, a label of Dutch record company Purple Eye. Ferry had already finished this track in 1998. Because he released some other tracks on Tsunami, he already had contact with Maykel Piron. After listening to the track, Maykel immediately signed the track. Before the official release, some limited one-sided promo vinyls were send to a few DJs. The only information on this vinyl was a white label with a stamped mobile number and the text “Out of the Blue”. Nick Warren (from Way Out West) and Pete Tong, the owner of Essential recordings, both received the vinyl. After listening, Nick Warren phoned Hooj Choons and they made an offer. Pete Tong of Essential recordings also made an offer. At some point Pete Tong said that he was going to Amsterdam and that Ferry and his manager should come to the airport to close the deal there. The deal was closed at Schiphol Airport, and some time later Pete flew back to the UK. “Out Of The Blue” was released worldwide on several labels.
A year later, Ferry released the follow up, Cry. This track was produced together with Robert Smit. It was a vocal track. The vocals were done by Saskia Lie-Atjam. “Cry” was released in February 2000 on the Tsunami Label.
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