Blue Amazon started back 1994 as a studio collaboration between Lee Softley and recording engineer James Reid. Both west Yorkshire based (UK) the two met in Huddersfield at a local recording studio called "Beaumont St". James was working at "Beaumont St" as a trainee sound engineer whilst recording for local artists such as "Shiva" who were producing vocal house. Lee was DJing locally and experimenting with recording. Around this time,progressive house was on the rise with acts like Underworld, Fluke, Spooky, Justin Robertson, Sasha and The Grid at the forefront of the scene.