Zane Lowe Kicks Off Beats 1 Radio With New Single From Unsigned British Band
Former Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe launched Apple’s Beats 1 radio station with a song from British indie band Spring King.
Lowe had previously played the track, “City,” on Radio 1 and said that the team kept coming back to the song. The move made the band very popular among talent scouts worldwide, and may of which have started a bidding war for their contract.
Here is a tweet from Spring Kid after the song aired on Beats 1:
yo @zanelowe are you kidding?!!?!? you just spun our tune! you're an absolute legend!!
— Spring King (@springkingband) June 30, 2015
The band is still unsigned and their manager Claire Southwick said that the band is in talks with a few different record labels. There are rumours that the band may have been close to signing a deal with a label before last night, however the band is probably getting a lot more offers after they aired on Beats 1.
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[via Business Insider]