Last modified: 01 Oct 2010


A look back at highlights in Delirious? history...

History MakerDespite the band having already ended, a group of fans started a Facebook campaign to get History Maker into the UK charts at Easter. More than 65,000 people signed up to the group and helped get the single to Number 4, the band's highest ever chart position. Farewell Show, the live recording of the band's final concert was also released on CD/DVD & BluRay.
My Soul Sings Delirious? released a live CD/DVD, titled My Soul Sings in March, recorded live in Bogota, Colombia during the band's South American Tour the previous year.
As the band approached their farewell tour, they released History Makers: Greatest Hits. Their final concert together came on 29th November at London's Hammersmith Apollo.
Kingdom Of ComfortIn January drummer Stew announced he was leaving Delirious?. Before he left, Delirious? released Kingdom of Comfort.
In May Paul Evans took over as the new drummer but just two months later the band shock fans as they announce plans to break up. But they still managed to release the single Love Will Find A Way.
I Could SingThe huge 24-Date Worship Revolution US Tour took Delirious? right across America. The bands second book, I Could Sing was released, telling the stories behind some of the songs.
Delirious? won the International Award at the Doves, performed an exclusive Living Room Gig at London's Embassy Club, and Martin founded the CompassionArt Charity.
Now Is The TimeA concert at Willow Creek in Chicago is Recorded Live for a DVD titled Now Is the Time.
Stew Completed a 140-Mile Ironman Triathlon raising thousands of pounds for charity.
The Mission BellDelirious? performed in front of the Pope and more than a million other people at the World Youth Day in Germany. Then they Supported Michael W Smith at the Royal Albert Hall and even found time to release their ninth single, Paint The Town Red [56]. This single came from the critically acclaimed album The Mission Bell.
Inside OutsideGermany went crazy over Delirious? as the band released Inside Outside and Every Little Thing as singles, and a Silver Edition of World Service. The band spent Seven weeks in the German Charts.
In the summer they made a trip to Athens to take part in the Olympic Celebrations.
World ServiceA TV Documentary about Delirious? is shown in the UK. The band's first ever DVD Archive:d gets released, as does new album World Service.
Delirious? record a Cover of U2's Pride for a compilation album and end the year with Five consecutive Christmas Concerts at London's Camden Underworld.
Access:dBest-of worship album Deeper is released, while in the USA the long awaited release of Audio Lessonover, now renamed Touch takes place. There's also another live album in the form of Access:d, and even a Spanish language album, Libertad.
In the summer Delirious? hold a spectacular Beach Party in Littlehampton, and a support slot on Bryan Adams UK Tour.
Audio Lessonover?Delirious? release Audio Lessonover? to a glowing Review by Q Magazine and achieve more chart success with Waiting For The Summer [26], resulting in more TV appearances. There's a shock coup for the band as they get a support slot on Bon Jovi's UK Tour. In a surprise move, showing great foresight, the band release Take Me Away as a free download. At the end of the year they throw an even bigger surprise with the release of I Could Sing [40] as a single. Cutting Edge goes Gold in the USA.
GloThe band are again in the UK charts, this time with Its OK [18]. Pro-Mode video gets released and new album Glo wows the Christian music scene.
Stu, Stew and Jon take part in the London Marathon for charity.
MezzamorphisMezzamorphis is released, splitting critics with its more secular lyrics but outstanding sound. The band's latest single See The Star reached number 16 in the UK charts. New band Switchfoot support Delirious? on UK Tour, and there's even a performance by Delirious? at The Glastonbury Festival.
d:TourNew live album d:Tour is released, as well as the View From The Terraces video and Purepop book.
King of FoolsA ground breaking year for Delirious? with the release of their first full studio album King of Fools and 4 chart singles, White Ribbon Day [41], Deeper [20], Promise [20] and Deeper EP [36].
There were numerous TV Appearances and even Air Play on Radio1. The band also appointed Tony Patoto as manager and signed record deals with EMI in the USA. was launched, and has been running ever since!
Live & In The CanHaving been joined by electrician Stu G (guitars) and art student Jon Thatcher (bass), the band gave up their day jobs to go full time as 'Delirious?' and set up their own record company, Furious? Records. Live album Live & In The Can was also released.
Cutting EdgeNow known as 'The Cutting Edge Band', they recorded 4 mini albums, imaginatively titled Cutting Edge 1,2,3,Fore, and sold them from the back of their car after the youth events.
Cutting EdgeProducer/engineer Martin Smith (vocals and guitars) teamed up with studio owner Tim Jupp (keyboards) and graphic designer Stew Smith (drums) to provide the music for a local event called 'Cutting Edge' in Littlehampton, UK, aimed at joining the dots between church and young people. Biography