PLATINUM RYE ENTERTAINMENT BLOG

May14th

English electronic quartet, Rudimental, are still fairly unknown in the United States, but that’s all about to change! Rudimental

The group rose to prominence in 2012 when their single “Feel the Love”, featuring singer John Newman, which topped the UK Singles Chart, and for which they were also nominated for a BRIT Award in 2013.

The group was nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2013, and won several awards including the Brit Award for Best Single of the Year for Waiting All Night featuring the then unknown singer Ella Eyre, and the Mobo Award for Best Album. Rudimental also received nominations at the MTV Europe Music Awards for Best New Act, and Best UK and Ireland act.

They hung around at illegal raves, listened to pirate radio stations and memorised the cassettes of their older brothers and sisters. There is always soul and bass in their music; it can be both experimental and radio-friendly.

Rudimental has released further singles, including “Not Giving In” (featuring Newman and Alex Clare) and 2013 single “Waiting All Night” (featuring Ella Eyre) which also topped the chart in the UK. More recently the group released “Right Here” featuring Foxes, “Free” featuring Emeli Sandé and “Powerless” featuring Becky Hill. Rudimental were named by the BBC as the festival band of the summer. In 2013 Rudimental’s album Home debuted at number 1 in the UK albums chart and was also nominated for a Mercury Music Prize.

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