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

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