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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

    Electronica

    Electronica
    2 songs

    Workout 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.   Must Be the Feeling
  9.   Guilt
  10.   Two Minds
  11.   Satisfy
  12.   This Way
  13.   Doomsday
  14.   Something Else
  15.   Innocence
  16.   Into the Night
  17.   My Eyes
  18.   Scorpions
  19.   Fugue State
  20.   Machine
  21.   Just Relax
  22.   Etude
  23.   Departure
  24.   It Comes and It Goes
  25.   Tonight
  26.   Go Back
  27.   Won't You (Be There)
  28.   Circles
  29.   Between II Worlds
  30.   Do You Wanna
  31.   Cromatic
  32.   Lost
  33.   On the Wing
  34.   Electron
  35.   End Of The World
  36.   In The Hall Of The Mountain King
  37.   Lost
  38.   Bad Trip
  39.   2808
  40.   What Does Love Mean
  41.   Wasted
  42.   Dark Skies
  43.   La maison est en ruine
  44.   Tonic
  45.   Lost
  46.   Lost
  47.   She's Been Sold
  48.   In the Way
  49.   Ice
  50.   Into the Past
  51.   Last Dream
  52.   Amazonia Sunrise by Sonic Entity
  53.   Act Like You Know
  54.   Kool
  55.   Welcome Reality
  56.   Bad Trip by Rob Sparx
  57.   Pilot
  58.   Les goelands
  59.   Vedo Nero
  60.   Near the Solution

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