Razorlight

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Formed in 2002, Razorlight quickly established themselves on the live scene, and their debut album was released two years later.  Up All Night went to number 3 in the album charts, sold over a million copies in theUK, and had two Top 10 singles - Golden Touch (#9) and Somewhere Else (#2). 

This debut saw Razorlight awarded Best New Band by Q Magazine and Best New Band by the NME.   They continued to tour, headlining the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2005, the NME Stage at V2006, supporting bands such as The Rolling Stones and Oasis, and playing two nights at Alexander Palace. 

Their self-titled second album was released in 2006, produced by Chris Thomas it went to number 1 in the charts and garnered a five star review from Q Magazine.  The first single, 'In The Morning' went to number 2, followed by 'America', which topped the singles chart and held the number 1 UK airplay slot for weeks, a feat that was repeated around the world.

Razorlight headlined the Readingand Leeds Festival in 2007, and on July 7th of that year, performed two gigs in one day, playing at theUK leg of Live Earth at Wembley Stadium and T in the Park inScotland.

Slipway Fires, the band's third album, was recorded in Londonand produced by Mike Crossey.  Released in November 2008, the album release was followed by an acclaimed gig at the Mencap Little Noise Session at Islington's Union Chapel, and a series of intimate shows throughout theUK. 

2009 has seen Razorlight playing concerts throughout Europe,Japan, theUSandAustralia, as well as arena shows in theUK.  Drummer David "Skully" Sullivan-Kaplan joined the band on-stage in March, after the departure of Andy Burrows.  Planned UK festival appearances for summer 2009 include the Isle of Wight, T in the Park, Oxegen and V Festivals.

Razorlight are: Johnny Borrell (vocals, guitar), David 'Skully' Sullivan-Kaplan (drums), Carl Dalemo (bass), Bjorn Agren (guitar).

 

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