There are at least 8 artists sharing the name Ariel: 1. Ariel were a dance act featuring Tom Rowlands of The Chemical Brothers on drum machines and samplers. They first formed in London featuring Rowlands and his school friends Brendan Melck and Matt Berry, before he moved to Manchester. Sally Anne Marsh (previously of 1990s girl band Faith, Hope And Charity and vocalist on Xpansions’ ‘Elevation (Move Your Body)’ single) joined the group on vocals. Their first single was called ‘Sea Of Beats’, followed by ‘Rollercoaster/Mustn’t Grumble’ and ‘Let It Slide’.