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You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons The Dead Famous, Misunderstood, Charlie Hole and Revere

26/03/2013 12:00 GMT | Updated 25/05/2013 10:12 BST

At Emerging Icons we're dedicated to scouring our site for talent from all genres and backgrounds. Some acts will be new to the scene, but others may have had a little taste for success already in their journey so far...

This week we've got a bunch of artists to share with you that have all made quite an impact in quite different ways during their careers to date. You may recognise one or two of them, or perhaps their name will ring a bell somewhere in your head. Regardless, they're all here waiting to be discovered by you and have their sparkling fresh new tunes put on that Emerging Icons personal playlist of yours. It's dead easy to do...

So here they are- the Emerging Icons you really NEED to hear...

The Dead Famous- Hide Your Halo

As well as a cracking tune, we have a proper treat of a video for us here. 'Hide Your Halo' is a groove-fuelled epic that's deserving of a dramatic visual accompaniment, which this Sin City-inspired video does perfectly. It's a strong offering from London-based group- The Dead Famous, a band who kinda already are just that in some circles. Bringing together ex-members from Go:Audio (of 'Made Up Stories' fame) and Elliot Minor (of 'Parallel Worlds' fame... see, double fame = dead famous) in a new venture that gives this new four-piece a brand new platform for their pop rock belters. The beginnings of this venture consisted of many months of writing and working hard to get their lovingly crafted songs out into the hands of fans old and new. Now, with some 200,000+ hits racked up on YouTube and a number of sold out shows under their belts, 2013 really does appear to be the time for The Dead Famous to make their move to the mainstream. Make sure you're there to witness it.

Misunderstood- Break Your Neck

If there's one thing not to be misunderstood here it's that when this fresh new rnb duo tell you to break your neck- they mean it in a purely harmless sense of the word. Saying that- if you tried copying some of the moves by the dancers in this video you might still be at risk; so we suggest you don't try it home. The dance aspect of the Misunderstood package is something we expect to continue through more of their tunes- as these two met when they were part of a dance troupe called Myztikal back in 2012. Having done bloody well on Britain's Got Talent with them, Jeffrey and Stephan broke away to embark on this new venture- and it seems they've got the tunes to match their ability on the dancefloor. They boast the slick, polished sound that's allowed Usher to dominate the charts, as well as classic vibes that echo the likes of K-Ci and JoJo. This is an act with a lot of commercial appeal and we look forward to seeing where it takes them next...

Charlie Hole- Stones on a Sandy Beach

You know you must be doing something right when you get Rod Stewart listening to your music and saying that it's 'a beautiful song'. Well, this here is the tune in question- 'Stones on a Sandy Beach'- and it comes from aspiring singer-songwriter, Charlie Hole. Bournemouth native Charlie is living and writing in London as the next step in a career he's taking very seriously. Having decided that this was the path for him, the young musician opted against heading to uni once he'd finished high school in order to concentrate on what he loves. It's a passion that adds real sincerity to his fresh, gentle approach to a classic folk sound. Combined with the subtly emotive vocals and gorgeous lyrical imagery it's a chilled out treat.

Revere- I Won't Blame You

Revere are a band that have been heaped with praise by The Fly, Q Magazine, The Times, The Sunday Times, BBC 6 Music... we wouldn't be surprised if Total Carp haven't written up a rave review as well what with the press hustling in on this lot so much. Well, it's high time that we entered the complimentary fray to make sure you get this band on your personal playlist right now. Consisting of six members, guitars, keys, strings and a shitload of percussion; Revere are an act of such high quality that they will leave you stunned. Six years into their existence, they have developed and grown over the years with such a level of high class and accomplished musicianship that an experience with them seems to continually verge on the 'cinematic' in depth and scale. Latest single 'I Won't Blame You' only helps to consolidate the comparisions to Arcade Fire and The National- perhaps with a bit of Interpol for good measure too. Check it out NOW...

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