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Eden Sessions: The xx + Chic featuring Nile Rodgers
The xx will be taking their unique understated indie sound to Eden on Tuesday 2nd July 2013.
Disco superstars CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers, who worked with Daft Punk on their infectious, feel-good, chart-topping Get Lucky, currently the UK's number one single, have been confirmed as special guests
Tickets are available online from the Eden Sessions website or by calling the Box Office on 01726 811972.
Tickets are £35 plus £5 booking fee. Your ticket also gets you entry into Eden during the day to experience the entire festival vibe, and the day after if you fancy going back for further exploration.
2010 Mercury Prize winners The xx are a London trio known for their captivating stripped-down minimalist sound. It's often been said that "quiet is the new loud" and The xx are certainly among the best at creating gentle yet intense atmospheric mood music. Simplistic bass and keyboards at hush levels with vocals at almost a whisper, their delicate songs have led to comparisons with Young Marble Giants and early Cocteau Twins.
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Chic are an American disco and R&B band that were founded in 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards. The group, still fronted by Rodgers, are best known for hit songs including Le Freak, Dance Dance Dance, I Want Your Love, Good Times - the latter of which provided the bedrock of The Sugarhill Gang's A Rapper's Delight, the first multiple-platinum Hip Hop single. The group regard themselves as a rock band for the disco movement 'that made good on hippie peace, love and freedom'. In October 2012, Chic were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the seventh time.
Nile Rodgers, whose 1958 Fender Stratocaster has played on an estimated $2bn worth of hit music, also has numerous producer credits to his name - including Let's Dance, David Bowie's biggest-selling album, and Madonna's blockbuster album Like a Virgin, plus records by Sister Sledge, Duran Duran and Diana Ross. In March 2013, Rodgers was profiled in the highly rated BBC4 documentary special, Nile Rodgers: The Hitmaker.
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Venue: The Eden Project