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Featuring producers Dan Stephens and Joe Ray along with vocalist Alana Watson, London's Nero were born a straight drum'n'bass act, but they steadily evolved into a more layered affair, mixing dubstep beats with classic house music melodies and vocals. Formed in 2004 and signed to the Formation Records label that same year, the group released a series of drum'n'bass 12"s that would take them up to 2008. That year, the Audio Freaks label released their "This Way" single, marking their shift toward dubstep. The year 2009 would find them breaking through with their own hit single, "Act Like You Know," plus a hit remix of the Streets' "Blinded by the Lights." Remix work for Daft Punk, Deadmau5, and La Roux would follow, as would an award for Best Dubstep Act 2010 from the popular online music store Beatport. In late 2010, they placed in the Top 15 of the BBC's Sound of 2011 list. In August of 2011, Nero released their debut album, Welcome Reality, an ambitious concept album created as a score for a fictional film. The album reached the number one spot on the U.K. album chart. Late in the year, the track "Reaching Out" with Daryl Hall on guest vocals was released as a single. The year 2012 saw their remix of Michael Jackson's "Speed Demon" land on the 25th anniversary edition reissue of Bad, while their debut album was reissued as Welcome Reality + with the addition of two new tracks along with a remix of their U.K. number one hit single "Promises" from Skrillex. The remix won the 2013 Grammy for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical. Nero's track "Into the Past" was featured on the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's 2013 film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Near the end of the year, Nero announced that their second album would be arriving in 2014. The album's first single, "Satisfy," was released in May of that year, but it would still be another year before the album's title and release date were announced. Between II Worlds finally appeared in September of 2015. ~ David Jeffries
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Stations Featuring
Nero

    Dubstep

    Dubstep
    4 songs

    New Dance First

    New Dance First
    2 songs

    House Mix

    House Mix
    1 song

    Electronica

    Electronica
    2 songs

    Workout Songs

    1 song

Albums by
Nero

Top Songs by
Nero

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Promises
  3.   The Thrill
  4.   Crush on You
  5.   Innocence
  6.   Me & You
  7.   Reaching Out
  8.   Two Minds
  9.   Guilt
  10.   Must Be the Feeling
  11.   Satisfy
  12.   Into the Night
  13.   Between II Worlds
  14.   Doomsday
  15.   Something Else
  16.   This Way
  17.   Innocence
  18.   Circles
  19.   My Eyes
  20.   Tonight
  21.   Fugue State
  22.   Scorpions
  23.   Electron
  24.   Etude
  25.   Bad Trip
  26.   Do You Wanna
  27.   Wasted
  28.   Machine
  29.   Just Relax
  30.   Dark Skies
  31.   On the Wing
  32.   End Of The World
  33.   Into the Past
  34.   Lost
  35.   In the Way
  36.   Departure
  37.   2808
  38.   Lost
  39.   Near the Solution
  40.   Pilot
  41.   Won't You (Be There)
  42.   Go Back
  43.   In The Hall Of The Mountain King
  44.   Tonic
  45.   New Life
  46.   It Comes and it Goes
  47.   Vedo Nero
  48.   Ice
  49.   Bad Trip by Rob Sparx
  50.   Lost
  51.   Lost
  52.   Last Dream
  53.   She's Been Sold
  54.   Welcome Reality
  55.   Amazonia Sunrise by Sonic Entity
  56.   Act Like You Know
  57.   Les goelands
  58.   La maison est en ruine
  59.   What Does Love Mean
  60.   Kool
  61.   Fables Gold
  62.   Energy
  63.   Stay Another Day
  64.   Welcome Reality
  65.   Guilt by Alana Watson
  66.   Requiem
  67.   Live Those Days Tonight
  68.   Closer To The Stars
  69.   Angst
  70.   Welcome Reality VIP
  71.   Choices
  72.   Symphony 2808
  73.   Cromatic

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