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Broods
Broods.jpgBroods performing at the Grammy Museum, 2016.
Background information
OriginNelson, New Zealand
Genres
  • Indie pop[1]
  • electronica[2]
  • electropop[3]
  • trip hop[4]
Years active2013–present
Labels
  • Capitol
  • Polydor
Websitewww.broodsmusic.com
Members
  • Georgia Nott
  • Caleb Nott

Broods is a music duo from Nelson, New Zealand, composed of Georgia Nott on lead vocals, with older brother and multi-instrumentalist Caleb Nott on production and backing vocals. They released the single "Bridges", which went to No. 8 on the New Zealand single chart, and signed with Capitol and Polydor Records. They released their self-titled début EP, Broods, on 30 January 2014, which was followed by a full-length album, Evergreen, on 22 August 2014. The band toured with Ellie Goulding, Haim, and Sam Smith, and have won ten New Zealand Music Awards. They released their second album, Conscious, on 24 June 2016.

Contents

  • 1 History
    • 1.1 Early years and formation (2010–2013)
    • 1.2 Broods and Evergreen (2014–2015)
    • 1.3 Conscious (2016)
  • 2 Members
  • 3 Discography
    • 3.1 Studio albums
    • 3.2 Extended plays
    • 3.3 Singles
    • 3.4 Featured singles
    • 3.5 Promotional singles
    • 3.6 Other charted songs
    • 3.7 Other appearances
    • 3.8 Music videos
  • 4 Awards
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Early years and formation (2010–2013)

Born in Nelson, New Zealand, Caleb and Georgia Nott have performed together since childhood.[5] They grew up in a musical family with three other siblings, and would go along with their parents to weddings and church performances in an ABBA tribute band.[6][7] They won a talent competition, "Richmond's Got Talent", as teenagers at Richmond Mall in 2010.[8] While attending Garin College, they were members of the indie rock band, The Peasants, who won the Smokefreerockquest music competition in 2011. The band split in late 2012, shortly after winning a grant from NZ On Air. Georgia began studying popular music at the University of Auckland.[9] Caleb studied industrial design.[10] They both dropped out of university to pursue Broods.[11]

Broods was formed in Auckland in early 2013. The brother-sister project began collaborating with music producer Joel Little, whom they met as a judge at the 2011 Smokefreerockquest. He produced Lorde's 2013 hit single, "Royals".[12] While considering names for the band, their manager suggested Broods.[6] The band liked the double meaning, relating to family and a feeling of brooding in their music.[11] They released their debut single, "Bridges", online in October 2013.[13] The song was picked up by Idolator and other music blogs, earning over 200,000 streams in a week.[14] MTV described the track as "a bittersweet synth-pop echo chamber".[15] Broods signed with Capitol Records worldwide and Polydor in the UK and Europe in December 2013.[16]

Broods and Evergreen (2014–2015)

The single, "Bridges", debuted at No. 8 in the New Zealand single chart in January 2014 and was chosen as the U.S. iTunes Store single of the week in February 2014.[17] The song, "Never Gonna Change", was made available for streaming in anticipation of their début EP, Broods, which was released on 30 January 2014.[18] The band made their debut U.S. performance at Bardot in Hollywood, California on 24 February 2014, touring as a three piece with James Mataio on drums.[19][20] They debuted in the UK at London's Notting Hill Arts Club on 5 March 2014, and toured briefly with Haim.[21] They toured North America, and then Australia in support of Ellie Goulding.[22][23] They returned to the U.S. to make their television début on Late Night with Seth Meyers in July, and toured opening for Sam Smith.[24]

Broods released their début album, Evergreen, on 22 August 2014, which debuted at No. 1 on the New Zealand album chart.[25] They won as Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2014 New Zealand Music Awards, and were also nominated for Single of the Year and the People's Choice Award.[26][27] They were also nominated for the APRA Silver Scroll Award for the single "Bridges".[28] In 2015, they returned to North America for a headlining tour, joined by drummer Joel Farland.[29] The band performed their single "Four Walls" on Conan, and played the Groovin the Moo, Firefly, WayHome, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands music festivals.[30][31][32][33][34] They collaborated with Australian singer/songwriter Troye Sivan, co-writing and producing the song "Ease" from his 2015 EP Wild and subsequent album Blue Neighbourhood.[35] At the 2015 New Zealand Music Awards, they won Album of the Year for Evergreen, Best Group, Best Pop Album, and Radio Airplay Record of the Year for "Mother & Father".[36]

Conscious (2016)

Broods began writing material for a follow up album immediately after releasing their debut. They experimented with adding live instrumentation – guitar, organ and electric piano – to their synthesizer-based electronic sound.[37] The duo released the first single, "Free", on 1 April 2016, working again with producer Joel Little, which has a heavier industrial style.[38] Their second album, Conscious, was released on 24 June 2016, and includes collaborations with Lorde and Tove Lo.[39]

Georgia married long-term partner, Jacob Wieblitz, in 2016. The couple honeymooned in Bali.[40] Caleb and Georgia moved to Los Angeles in April 2016, and opened again for Ellie Goulding on the North American leg of her Delirium World Tour.[38] Broods appeared on the The Late Late Show with James Corden in May, and featured on the Jarryd James single, "1000×", released on 17 June 2016.[41][42] New Zealand actress Rose McIver appeared in the video for their song "Heartlines".[43] Broods toured Australia, New Zealand, and North America through mid-2016, and were joined by Jarryd James in August.[39][44] Their cousin, Jonathan Nott, played drums on the tour.[45] Broods won five New Zealand Music Awards in November, and supported Two Door Cinema Club on tour.[46][47] They will tour Europe with Tove Lo in March 2017.

Members

  • Caleb Nott – born (1992-07-01) 1 July 1992 (age 24)[48]
  • Georgia Nott – born (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 22)[49]

Other appearances

Music videos

Notes

  1. ^ "L.A.F" did not enter the Official New Zealand Music Chart, but did peak at number 7 on the New Zealand Artists singles chart.[63]
  2. ^ "Heartlines" did not enter the Official New Zealand Music Chart, but did peak at number 3 on the New Zealand Heatseekers Singles chart.[67]
  3. ^ "1000×" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number 3 on the NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart.[68]
  4. ^ "Couldn't Believe" did not enter the Official New Zealand Music Chart, but did peak at number 4 on the New Zealand Heatseekers Singles chart.[72]
  5. ^ "Freak of Nature" did not enter the Official New Zealand Music Chart, but did peak at number 5 on the New Zealand Heatseekers Singles chart.[72]

References

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  2. ^ "Broods prepare for Lorde levels of success". MSN. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
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  9. ^ Dunn, Sarah (6 December 2013). "Nelson duo signed by US label". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
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  13. ^ Sakamoto, John (6 December 2013). "Why the next Lorde could be a 50-year-old guy". Toronto Star. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  14. ^ Lipshutz, Jason (13 November 2013). "Is Broods New Zealand's Next Pop Wonder? Duo Taps Lorde's Producer For Stunning First Single". Billboard. Retrieved 6 December 2013. 
  15. ^ Walker, John (14 October 2013). "Broods Is A Synth-Pop Duo You Need To Listen To Immediately!". MTV Buzzworthy. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
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  21. ^ Milton, Jamie (25 February 2014). "Broods Announce UK Shows, Including Haim Support Dates". This Is Fake DIY. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
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  23. ^ Barnes, Candice (7 October 2014). "Broods vocalist Georgia Nott on songwriting and 'stupid feelings'". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
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  28. ^ Mather, Mike (10 February 2015). "Broods prepare for another stellar year". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 9 March 2015. 
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  30. ^ Stern, Bradley (6 March 2015). "Broods Performs "Four Walls" On 'Conan': Watch". Idolator. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
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  43. ^ "Kiwi actress Rose McIver stars in new Broods music video". New Zealand Herald. 30 July 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016. 
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  48. ^ "BROODS on Twitter: Happy birthday Caleb!!! You used to be so cute! Love you!! Xxxxx". Twitter. 
  49. ^ "BROODS on Twitter: Happy Birthday to my amazing sister!!!". Twitter. 
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  83. ^ "'Holy crap, thank you!' - Lorde wins all the Tuis at New Zealand Music Awards". The New Zealand Herald. New Zealand Media and Entertainment. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
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External links

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