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Success Stories

We're really behind on writing up individual stories about successes, but we'll soon get round to explaining our early and influential support for the likes of:

Dan Croll, D.A., Saint Raymond, Sam Smith, Lucius, Amber Run, Martin Garrix, Darlia, Bipolar Sunshine, AWOLNATION, Foxes, Passenger, Elli Ingram, Claire, Neon Jungle, Chloe Howl, Sonnentanz, Half Moon Run, Icona Pop, Sneakbo, Robin Thicke, Fuse ODG, Betty Who, Chris Maliinchak, SOHN, Sky Ferreira, Clean Bandit, Duke Dumont, Kodaline, Disclosure and Laura Mvula.

Kate Nash

30 June 2010

First featured: 09 August 2006 , unsigned Results: signed to Fiction/Polydor, completed publishing deal after RotD feature Upon hearing about...

The King Blues - Mr Music Man / Come Fi Di Youth

30 June 2010

First featured08 November 2006 / 12 July 2007 Results: signed to Field Records When Mr Music Man was played at our round...

The Hoosiers - Worried About Ray

30 June 2010

First featured June 2006 Result: signed to RCA, two Top 5 hits and a double-platinum album Steve Morton Steve Morton, who we...

Scouting For Girls

30 June 2010

First featured: April 3rd 2007 Result: signed to RCA, showcase gig organised by RotD, publishing deal. Sarah Pearson from Wasted Youth told...

Gnarls Barkley - Crazy

30 June 2010

First featured: wrote about in November 2005, featured on February 16 2006 Result: UK's first digital-only No.1in April 2006. 'Crazy' was an...

Fredo Viola - The Sad Song

30 June 2010

First featured: January 18 2005, again in December 2007 Result: collaborations with Massive Attack, signed to Because Music, synch opportunities The tracks...

Fedde Le Grand - Put Your Hands Up For Detroit

30 June 2010

First featured: 15 September 2006. Result: No.1 hit in November 2006. “I think RotD is a very good early indication for...

The Fray - How To Save A Life

30 June 2010

First featured: January 17 2007 Result: A No.1 hit in April 2007 Sometimes a hit record that comes form across the Atlantic...

Plain White Ts - Hey There Delilah

30 June 2010

First featured: July 30 2007 Result: Hit in September 2007. Another track which seemed like an unstoppable radio hit when we heard...

Tom Baxter - Better

30 June 2010

First featured Tom in April 2003 Joe Taylor picked a Tom Baxter back when Record of the Day first started in...

Frankmusik - Three Little Words

30 June 2010

First featured: 08 August 2007 Result: signed to Island, two Top 30 hits in 2009 Frankmusik was one of many tips we...

Midnight Juggernauts - Into The Galaxy

30 June 2010

First featured: 31 August 2007 Result: Signed to EMI Being the radio-addicted nerds that we are, we were listening to Triple J...

The Yeah Yous - 15 Minutes

30 June 2010

unsigned First featured: 05 October 2007 Result: Signed to Island, Top 40 hit in June 2009 We had a tip-off about The Yeah...

Sam Sparro - Black & Gold

30 June 2010

unsigned featured 02 November 2007/ again in February 2008 Our friends at A&R Worldwide tipped us off to the presence in LA...

Jay Sean

30 June 2010

We've long been proud supporters of Britsh talent at Record of the Day, and we're proudest when we can track...

Mumford & Sons - Roll Away Your Stone

30 June 2010

First featured: 04 July 2008 Result: signed to Island, top-selling album We wrote about the Mumford & Sons track 'White Blank...

Kid Adrift - Red, Green and Blue

30 June 2010

First featured: June and October 2009 Result: signed to Island One of the most gratifying things that happens when few feature an...

Newton Faulkner

01 June 2010

After our first feature, Newton signed a publishing/ production deal with Peermusic UK. By the second time we featured him...

Orson

18 August 2009

RotD's decision to support them changed everything. When we featured No Tomorrow in August 2005 the response was immediate and...

Fear Of Music

09 December 2008

Introducing many in the industry to the band for the first time by featuring their song The Waltz,we wrote: 'This...

Nizlopi

05 August 2008

We wrote at the time "This is a song, lyric and vocal performance that really seems to touch people, and...

Crazy Frog/Axel F

29 July 2008

There were many Crazy Frog-based tunes looking to achieve success in the singles chart at this time, but our music...

Grace

29 May 2008

RotD first featured Grace in January 2005, when we wrote: 'This is track three on Grace's debut single and it...

David Ford

29 May 2008

We love David Ford's music and his uncompromising approach. When we first featured his wonderful track "I Don't Care What...

The Spinto Band

20 May 2008

This has potential to become an indie classic in the vein of Float On by Modest Mouse. For the moment...

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