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Belleruche

Belleruche

Biography

Belleruche was a three-piece electronic/soul band from the United Kingdom. They were signed on the Brighton based Tru Thoughts label.

The band was formed in North London in 2005.

Belleruche released a series of three limited 7" records on their own Hippoflex Recording Industries label before signing with Tru Thoughts, which sold out in British independent record stores and attracted a cult following in Europe, having been hand-distributed by the band at their gigs.

In 2007 Belleruche signed to Tru Thoughts and their debut album Turntable Soul Music was released in July of the same year, becoming the fastest-selling debut album in the label's history. They have played at venues as diverse as Montreux Jazz Festival, Glastonbury Festival, and many more.

In October 2008 The Express, the band's second album, was released. Their first single, "Anything You Want (Not That)", was awarded the Single Of The Week spot on iTunes. The Express has gained major daytime radio support, being played in rotation by Nemone on BBC 6Music radio.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Rollerchain

    Rollerchain 2012

    Reviewed by Mike Haydock
    Fourth LP from a band only a few small tweaks away from greatness.
  2. Review of 270 Stories

    270 Stories 2010

    Reviewed by Angus Taylor
    Scratchier, punkier and more claustrophobic than what’s come before.
  3. Review of Turntable Soul Music

    Turntable Soul Music 2007

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    The best thing about the music here is that these are living and breathing songs not...
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