During the late '90s and early 2000s, the Artful Dodger represented the rising status of garage within the U.K. and its slow invasion across the world. A Southampton-based duo comprised of Mark Hill and Pete Devereux, Artful Dodger took a slightly different approach to garage than many of their peers. Along with Hill's R&B and jazz influences and Devereux's interest in hip-hop and house, the duo also took a more traditional approach to the genre. Unlike many of their fellow garage producers, Artful Dodger chose not to use vocals or time-stretching and prefers to re-record vocals when doing remixes. This approach won them respect within the garage community and garnered a substantial amount of hype for "Re-Rewind (The Crowd Say Bo Selecta)," a popular single in the U.K. that featured Craig David on vocals.