Mura Masa has unveiled new single ‘All Around The World’ (ft. Desiigner), which first aired as Radio 1’s Hottest Record in The World and is available now via his own imprint of Anchor Point (via Polydor/Interscope Records). ‘All Around The World’ is the next taste of Mura Masa’s much-anticipated, self-titled debut album, which will see a release on July 14th and also includes recent single ‘1 Night’ (ft. Charli XCX). Having been nominated for his first Ivor Novello Award and added to an extensive run of summer festivals, Mura Masa’s autumn headline tour – featuring his biggest headline show to date at Brixton Academy – is on sale now.
London Grammar burst onto the UK music scene in 2013. They would go on to sell over two million copies of their debut album, If You Wait. And, in the process, Hannah Reid (vocals), Dan Rothman (guitars) and Dot Major (drums, electronics) collected an Ivor Novello, two AIM Awards, a Brit nomination and the iTunes’ Album Of The Year honour.
From a standing start – three students at Nottingham University get together, muck around writing and playing, discover they have an alchemical gift for melodic and sonic gold; play pub gig in Camden in December 2010; sign to Ministry Of Sound; record DIY album in Rothman’s family’s garage – London Grammar and their music took off at bewildering speed.
The trio’s intoxicating mix of soulful electronics, techno-folk and Reid’s stop-you-in-your-tracks vocals was bewitching on record, and stunning on stage – and beyond: the band often had a good foot on the dancefloor, as most obviously evidenced on Reid’s collaboration with Disclosure on the DJ/producer duo’s track Help Me Lose My Mind. And London Grammar became global Grammar: If You Wait travelled everywhere.
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