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The BRITs That Made Me

Somethin' Else

Ellie Goulding, Rudimental, Ray BLK, Tom Odell and more chat to Yasmin Evans about the artists and music that’s inspired and shaped their career. A personal journey from the beginning to now, they talk writing, producing, lessons and experiences, and how fellow British artists have affected their life and sound. Also featuring Sigala, Emeli Sande, Josh Franceschi, and Raleigh Ritchie.

Ellie Goulding, Rudimental, Ray BLK, Tom Odell and more chat to Yasmin Evans about the artists and music that’s inspired and shaped their career. A personal journey from the beginning to now, they talk writing, producing, lessons and experiences, and how fellow British artists have affected their life and sound. Also featuring Sigala, Emeli Sande, Josh Franceschi, and Raleigh Ritchie.
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Ellie Goulding, Rudimental, Ray BLK, Tom Odell and more chat to Yasmin Evans about the artists and music that’s inspired and shaped their career. A personal journey from the beginning to now, they talk writing, producing, lessons and experiences, and how fellow British artists have affected their life and sound. Also featuring Sigala, Emeli Sande, Josh Franceschi, and Raleigh Ritchie.

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English


Episodes

Emeli Sandé - The BRITs That Made Me

2/1/2019
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Multi BRIT winner Emeli Sandé talks about how Ms. Dynamite saved her life, her forthcoming fourth album and her big break, playing Mary in the school nativity! Emeli Sandé’s break came after she met producer Naughty Boy, going on to feature on tracks with Chip and Wiley. Her debut single and 2012 number one album won her a cabinet full of awards. She released her second album in 2017 and that year she won the BRIT for British Female Solo Artist. She’s performed at the White House and the...

Duration:00:26:59

Raleigh Ritchie - The BRITs That Made Me

1/24/2019
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Game Of Thrones star Raleigh Ritchie talks working with Stormzy, hanging out with his dog and laying down beats with cutlery. Raleigh Ritchie, real name Jacob Anderson has been making music for over a decade. He’s also had a successful acting career, most notably as Grey Worm in Game Of Thrones. He released his first EP in 2013, before releasing his debut album You’re A Man Now, Boy in 2016. His second album is on the way… The BRITs That Made Me is a Somethin’ Else production for the BPI.

Duration:00:36:08

Josh Franceschi - The BRITs That Made Me

1/17/2019
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You Me At Six frontman Josh Franceschi chats to Yasmin about getting the MegaBus, crying to Coldplay, his love of hip hop and what guitar bands can learn from the UK grime scene. Josh and the band formed in 2004 and have since released six albums. In 2014, their fourth album, Cavalier Youth, debuted at number 1. Their aptly entitled sixth studio album, VI, is their fifth top ten album. The BRITs That Made Me is a Somethin’ Else production for the BPI.

Duration:00:33:53

Ray BLK - The BRITs That Made Me

1/3/2019
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Ray BLK talks early songwriting, getting advice from Stormzy, the inspiration of Amy Winehouse and crying in her room to Avril Lavigne! Ray BLK, real name Rita Ekwere, grew up in South London. She self released two EPs before becoming the first unsigned artist to win the BBC's Sound Of in 2017. She’s collaborated with MNEK, Gorillaz and Stormzy. Her latest project, Empress, is all about female empowerment. The BRITs That Made Me is a Somethin’ Else production for the BPI.

Duration:00:34:18

Sigala - The BRITs That Made Me

12/27/2018
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Sigala talks about all things music, from his love of Queen, playing in Ibiza, meeting Tito Jackson and his smelly wristband! Inspired by his grandfather, Sigala, aka Bruce Fielder, first started performing at the age of 12. His debut 2015 single Easy Love was a number 1 hit, 5 more top 10 singles followed and is debut album, Brighter Days, was released in September. The BRITs That Made Me is a Somethin’ Else production for the BPI.

Duration:00:31:37

Tom Odell - The BRITs That Made Me

12/20/2018
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BRITs Critics’ Choice winner Tom Odell chats to Yasmin about Elton John, giving birth, popping bottles in the ‘da club’ and being signed by Lily Allen while his uncle marked exam papers! Tom burst onto the scene in 2012 when he released his first EP. His 2013 debut album, Long Way Down, followed and was a UK number one. He went on to win the BRITs Critics’ Choice and in 2016 he released his second album, Wrong Crowd and won the Ivor Novella Song Writer of the Year award. His third studio...

Duration:00:31:00

Rudimental - The BRITs That Made Me

12/19/2018
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Rudimental’s Piers and Kesi talk influences, their respect for Mumford and Sons, working with Ed Sheeran and partying with Dizzee Rascal. Piers and Kesi make up 50% of the BRIT award-winning group Rudimental. In 2012 they achieved their first number one with Feel The Love. Their debut album also went to number one in 2013 and was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize. Their second album We The Generation also went straight to the top of the album charts. The forthcoming third album, Toast To...

Duration:00:33:02

Ellie Goulding - The BRITs That Made Me

12/13/2018
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BRIT award winner Ellie Goulding talks about being a Bjork super-fan, moving to New York, covering Elton John’s Your Song and writing about one-night stands! Ellie was spotted while performing at university, signing to Polydor Records in 2009. In 2010 she won the BRITs Critics' Choice. Her debut album Lights, went to number one and she’s since released two more top three albums and 8 top ten solo singles, along with more BRIT wins and a Grammy nomination for ‘Love Me like You Do’. Her...

Duration:00:40:18

The BRITs That Made Me

12/7/2018
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Ellie Goulding, Rudimental, Ray BLK, Tom Odell and more chat to Yasmin Evans about the artists and music that’s inspired and shaped their career. A personal journey from the beginning to now, they talk writing, producing, lessons and experiences, and how fellow British artists have affected their life and sound. Also featuring Sigala, Emeli Sande, Josh Franceschi, and Raleigh Ritchie.

Duration:00:01:19