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- The Prayer - Blake and Rebecca Newmanhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02br1dp.jpg2014-11-16T16:55:00ZBlake and Rebecca Newman perform The Prayer, recorded at William Booth College, Brixton.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/8cc11637-1505-4ccd-81c8-9bcedf04fc5c?clipfocus=p02br1fcSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 3 mins
The Prayer - Blake and Rebecca Newman
- Blake chat with Sir Terryhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015k86w.jpg2013-03-26T13:00:00ZSir Terry chats with vocal quartet Blake.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/8cc11637-1505-4ccd-81c8-9bcedf04fc5c?clipfocus=p015k8fsSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 9 mins
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Blake are a British vocal group. They are widely known as the group who formed on Facebook.
Blake comprises three men whose friendship and musical careers date back to their school days. After reuniting via Facebook as adults they had recorded their first album after only six months. It was a phenomenal success going straight to No. 1 in the UK Classical Album Chart and taking the pop charts by storm. With over 100,000 copies of the album selling in just three weeks, the group earned their first Gold Disc. Recognised by the music industry for their talent, the album received the prestigious Classical Brit Award for Album of the Year in 2008 - a huge honour for a group that was still less than a year old. Their second album, And So It Goes, captured the hearts of a devoted and fast-growing fan-base of all ages. It went straight in at No. 12 in the UK pop charts and No.1 in several classical charts around the world. During 2008 and 2009 the group undertook triumphant tours of Australia and Japan, bringing their unique brand of music to an expanding global audience. 2009 continued to be a whirlwind year for the boys with a big UK tour, the creation of their new record label, Blake Records, and the release of their third album, Together, which enjoyed huge chart success. They finished the year with a 30-night sell-out tour in Scandinavia. 2010 proved to be another exciting year for Blake. Their original track, ‘Beautiful Earth’, was selected by the World Wildlife Fund as its Earth Hour Anthem, and their album Together continued its chart success, reaching No. 1 in the Australian Classical Charts and No. 1 in the South African Classical Charts during the FIFA World Cup. Blake took their ‘An Evening With Blake’ show to over 40 locations throughout the UK and the group traveled the length and breadth of the country, performing to over 50,000 people. After being invited to Buckingham Palace twice during 2010, Blake released ‘All of Me’ in 2011 - written by acclaimed...