Disclosure: 11 Things You Didn't Know About The 'Settle' Stars
Do you know who features on Disclosure's debut album 'Settle'? Or perhaps where they are from? Check out 11 facts that every Disclosure fan should know.
1. 1) Disclosure Are Actually Brothers!
Disclosure are brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence. The siblings grew up in Surrey and began making music from a very young age. Picture: Phil Sharp
2. 2) Where Are Disclosure From?
Guy and Howard grew up in the historic market town of Reigate, Surrey. They attended Reigate College, which also saw the likes of Beautiful South, Fatboy Slim and actor Michael Greco grace its halls.
3. 3) Their Debut Album Went Straight To Number One
After initially emerging as an underground duo, Disclosure's 'Settle' went straight to the top of the UK album chart, featuring the singles 'White Noise' and 'Latch'.
4. 5) Who Sings Vocals On Disclosure's Album?
Their album 'Settle' features a host of guest vocalists, including London Grammar's Hannah Reid on 'Help Me Lose My Mind', Eliza Doolittle on 'You & Me' and Jessie Ware on 'Confess To Me'.
5. 7) Disclosure Are Mercury Prize 2013 Nominees
The duo's debut album 'Settle' will go up against records from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Rudimental and Jake Bugg as they aim to take home one of music's most coveted prizes this year.
6. 8) Disclosure Are Self-Taught Musicians
In their own words, they "didn't go to a special school or anything" and credit their music abilities to simple good old-fashioned hard work. "Practicing every single day, every free moment!"
7. 9) 'F For You' Was An Accident
Not the song itself, but more the final vocal. The track was written by Howard, who laid down a vocal at the same time of battling a cold as a guide. The song then found its way to Guy, who went into the studio without his brother, mixed and finished the song much to the surprise of Howard.
8. 10) Who Sings On Disclosure's HIt Single 'White Noise'?
The pair's hit single features electronic garage stars AlunaGeorge and was the second single from their debut album.
9. 11) Disclosure Have A Lot Of Love For The US
Guy and Howard said they love both the US and said both Chicago and Detriot influences have helped shape the style of beats they like to create. J Dilla – a Detroit native is someone they love to talk about and credit the city as the "home of techno and house music". Picture: Phil Sharp