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The Heavy


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    Short Change Hero
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    How You Like Me Now
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    What Makes A Good Man?
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    Curse Me Good
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    Coleen feat. The Dap-Kings Horns - The Dap-Kings Horns
The Heavy are the music industry’s worst kept secret. They make blazing, urgent, infectious rock-soul with a strong dose of hip-hop.
You’ve heard their songs in a lot of different places, and it’s likely that you loved them. Their breakthrough single “How You Like Me Now?” reached Gold status in the United States – a stunning achievement for an English, independent artist. A heady mix of impassioned, incandescent vocal, gargantuan riff and boom-bap drums conjured up a triumph-in-adversity sentiment that struck a chord across the globe.
Forming in the fertile swamps of England’s West Country in the mid-noughties, around the axis of Dan Taylor (guitarist and songwriter) and Kelvin Swaby (vocalist and songwriter), The Heavy immediately astounded. Jaw dropping, freshly minted riffs, funk-ridden bass and Swaby’s startling, Mayfield-esque vocals blew minds and won hearts. The Heavy’s most recent album “Hurt & The Merciless” was released in 2016.


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