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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.   Kool
  18.   Circles
  19.   Innocence
  20.   Tonight
  21.   My Eyes
  22.   Scorpions
  23.   Fugue State
  24.   Won't You (Be There)
  25.   Dark Skies
  26.   Electron
  27.   Wasted
  28.   Into the Past
  29.   Etude
  30.   Departure
  31.   2808
  32.   Do You Wanna
  33.   Pilot
  34.   Machine
  35.   Just Relax
  36.   End Of The World
  37.   In The Hall Of The Mountain King
  38.   Bad Trip
  39.   New Life
  40.   Welcome Reality
  41.   Near the Solution
  42.   Vedo Nero
  43.   Ice
  44.   Go Back
  45.   Tonic
  46.   Lost
  47.   Lost
  48.   In the Way
  49.   It Comes and it Goes
  50.   Bad Trip by Rob Sparx
  51.   Lost
  52.   Lost
  53.   Last Dream
  54.   She's Been Sold
  55.   Act Like You Know
  56.   Amazonia Sunrise by Sonic Entity
  57.   La maison est en ruine
  58.   What Does Love Mean
  59.   Les goelands
  60.   On the Wing
  61.   Fables Gold
  62.   Energy
  63.   Stay Another Day
  64.   Welcome Reality
  65.   Requiem
  66.   Live Those Days Tonight
  67.   Closer To The Stars
  68.   Angst
  69.   Welcome Reality VIP
  70.   Choices
  71.   Symphony 2808
  72.   Cromatic

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