Grupo X first came to prominence in the early 2000s with releases such as Brand New Love, X-Perience and Sunshine, which brought them to the attention of DJs such as Gilles Peterson, Louie Vega and Bobbito Garcia.
Grupo X track, Jonny’s Bugalu was licensed for the DSW Shoes TV commercial, across the USA in 2007. More recently, Grupo X track, Sunshine and You was the soundtrack to West Ham United FC’s social media campaign to announce their new signing for 2018-19 season, Felipe Anderson, gaining millions of views worldwide.
Grupo X have continued to perform and record, playing around Europe and reaching new audiences in the USA, Japan and Latin America.
Their 2011 album, As Hills Go By was described as, “epic, rootsy and, with singer Lisa Millett out front, often spine-tingling.” by Blues and Soul Magazine.
BBC 6 Music’s Lauren Laverne called the lead single, Waiting All Day, “beautiful!”.
DJ Craig Charles (BBC 6Music) described the 2016 track, Get Through To You (from Grupo X’s Songs From Our Latin Soul album) as “one of the biggest hitters so far”.
“Hot off the stove. All the spices you need. Come and get it!” Nat Creole Magazine, NYC
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