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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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Top Songs by

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

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