Ivor Novello nominees Jon Pearn and Nick Bridges are two of the most talented and in-demand producers in the UK. Having both enjoyed huge success as solo producers and through previous partnerships, it is now as Bodyrox where the pair are enjoying new-found success and attracting a new legion of fans.
Having produced one of the ‘biggest hits in electronic dance music’ [Pete Tong] in 2006 in the form of ‘Yeah Yeah’; a massive electro workout which took the WMC by storm picking up early support from Pete Tong, Judge Jules, Fergie, Dave Pearce, Zane Lowe, Jo Whiley, Annie Mac, Edith Bowman, Annie Nightingale, Sarah Cox and Trophy Twins on BBC Radio One alone and went on to ‘fill every record box under the sun’ [Pete Tong].
Supplemented by a unique vocal from Luciana, a killer remix package and a highly acclaimed controversial video, ‘Yeah Yeah’ became the huge international club anthem which kick started the global ‘Nu Rave’ phenomenon. On its official release in October 2006, ‘Yeah Yeah’ debuted at no.2 in the UK Top 40 and remained in the Top 10 for several weeks and is still heavily supported on national radio. [Radio One Playlist No.1, Cool Cuts No.1, Shazam Tag Chart No.1, Beatport Download Chart No.1, The Box Playlist No.1].
Riding a massive wave of success, Bodyrox were nominated for an Ivor Novello - one of the music industries most prestigious awards; and went on to top both Music Week’s Cool Cuts and the DMC Buzz Chart again with their next three Phonetic singles, ‘Sound of Eden’ [Music Week Upfront Club Chart No.1, Music Week Pop Tip Chart No.2, DMC Club Chart No.1, DMC Mainstream No.1, Galaxy Chart Show on MTV Dance No.1], ‘What Planet You On’ [BBC Radio One Dance Singles Chart No.1] and Brave New World [Mixmag Download Chart No.1, DJ Download No.1] receiving recognition at the International Dance Music Awards and MTV’s Video Music Awards.
Recently tagged a ‘Supergroup’ by Pete Tong during their debut on Radio One’s Essential Mix, Bodyrox are currently one of the top three most viewed ‘electro bands’ in the World with over one and a half million views on Myspace alone.
In between their hectic production commitments and solo DJ schedules, the pair are currently finishing their eagerly anticipated debut Album.
Luciana Caporaso is one of the UK's most exciting pop vocalists and performers. A true multi-talent, Luciana is also an emerging presence on the contemporary art scene. Luciana's career started with her first single 'Get It Up For Love' with Danny D from D Mob on Chrysalis in '94. The seeds of a successful singing career were sewn and Luciana branched out to further develop her abilities. In 1996 she joined the already-established group Crush, toured the States and contributed vocals on their self-titled sophomore album.
Her career slowly but steadily gathering steam, Luciana joined Full Intention's Michael Gray and Jon Pearn in 1998 to sing on 'I Don't Know If I Should Call You Baby'. Produced under the pair's Definitive moniker and released on Electrik Funk Records, it signalled the start of a long and fruitful working relationship with the pair.
Produced Jon Pearn and Nick Bridges, Bodyrox's 'Yeah Yeah' blew up in mid 2006 thanks to a remix by D Ramirez. Bodyrox Featuring Luciana - 'Yeah Yeah' - debuted at 2 in the UK Top 40 Singles charts in late October and remained in the Top 10 for over a month. 'The drunken ramblings of a woman scorned' struck a chord with music fans worldwide; Her feisty, punk-edged voice found a new legion of fans and the raunchy video was played on all major music channels, eventually leading to an Ivor Novello nomination for Best Contemporary Song.
Luciana recently released her 'Featuring Luciana' Album with Island/Universal Records, mixed by our very own Rob Roar...the Album went on to be a huge success hitting No.7 in the Itunes Album Charts. Since 'Yeah Yeah' Luciana has teamed up with Taio Cruz & Super Maal to deliver two more Top 10 UK Chart Records