The Heavy are the music industry’s worst kept
secret. They make blazing, urgent, infectious
rock-soul with a strong dose of hip-hop and
How You Like Me Now?
- The Heavy first came blasting into homes across the
globe with the mighty How You Like Me Now? The
track was licensed for a major commercial in the
Superbowl and quite simply went stratospheric.
- The song went on to become the first for which David
Letterman ever requested an encore, when The Heavy
played the Late Show.
- In 2013 the band re-recorded How You Like Me Now?
with 50 Cent to launch
ESPN’s coverage of the
NFL Draft Week.
- To top it all, in 2014 How You Like Me Now?
reached Gold status in the United States.
What Makes a Good Man?
2012’s The Glorious Dead, the band’s third album has
shades of Southern Gothic infesting the swampy rock n’soul. Lead single What
Makes a Good Man? shows that The Heavy are able to write brilliant singles time after time, with syncs snowing in once again.
The Heavy has achieved storming success in Japan in
2014, playing the main stage at Fuji Rock, chalking up a
#1 rock album and single on iTunes and Amazon Japan, scoring a
major Pepsi synch and performing on some of Japan’s
biggest TV shows.
Over the last year the band have seen great success in
their home country of the UK - their music was used in
the stunning Guiness Sapeurs ad, which won ‘Best
Sync’ at the Music & Sound Awards. They also played
the ‘Other’ stage at Glastonbury and sold out Shepherd’s
Bush Empire on their latest UK Tour.
'A talent for giving people exactly what they want to hear' - BBC 'The Glorious Dead is chock full of solid singles and groove-filled deep cuts' - Filter Magazine 'Awe inspiring, fresh and impressive' - Blues & Soul (10/10*)