Tip of the Week: Masters in France - Little Girl
Now, I don't know if you'd noticed, but the line-up for Radio 1's Big Weekend was announced last week. Yes there was Lady Gaga, yes there were Black Eyed Peas, but the most important announcements clearly came on Thursday night when Zane Lowe revealed the first names for the BBC Introducing Stage.
Masters in France were one of the acts announced, and like many of the bands playing on our R1BW stage this year, they will also be going on to the Radio 1 playlist. You'll hear this track, Little Girl, on Radio 1 over the next seven days:
Coming from Caernarfon, Bangor, the boys can't be too unfamiliar with Radio 1's Big Weekend, as Bangor played host to the weekend last year. I wonder if the lads were there? And whether they chose Justin Bieber on the Main Stage over Frankie and The Heartstrings on the Introducing stage? Tough choice.
Masters in France write and perform in both English and Welsh, so if you haven't quite grasped the beautiful Welsh language, be prepared to get your head around titles like Yn y Ddinas. Whatever they're saying, music is a universal language and anyway, who needs words when you're rocking out alongside hundreds of other people in a sweaty tent?
The band have been supported by Bethan Elfyn and Huw Stephens and their first English single, Greyhounds, became the Carbon Neutral Single of the Week on the latter's Radio 1 show. When asked to send a bit of information over, they listed "lap dance from an O.A.P." as one of their achievements. Maybe they've peaked too early.
Catch them all week on Radio 1, and live in the BBC Introducing tent, Sunday 15 May, Carlisle.