Interprète: Kaiser Chiefs
Titre: I Predict A Riot
Kaiser Chiefs est un groupe de rock indépendant originaire de Leeds formé en 1997 sous le nom de Parva, puis renommé en Kaiser Chiefs en 2003. Il se compose de cinq membres : le chanteur Ricky Wilson, le guitariste Andrew White, le bassiste Simon Rix, le claviériste Nick Baines et le batteur Nick Hodgson, remplacé par Vijay Mistry en 2013. Leur premier album, Employment, sorti en 2005, est un grand succès commercial et critique et leur vaut de remporter trois Brit Awards en 2006. Leur deuxième album, Yours Truly, Angry Mob, rencontre lui aussi un certain succès, notamment à travers le single Ruby. Ils sortent ensuite deux autres albums, Off with Their Heads en 2008 et The Future Is Medieval en 2011, qui ont moins de succès. Leur cinquième album, Education, Education, Education & War, sort en 2014.
Kaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 2000 as Parva, releasing one studio album, 22, in 2003, before renaming and establishing themselves in their current name that same year. Since their formation the band consists of lead vocalist Ricky Wilson, guitarist Andrew "Whitey" White, bassist Simon Rix, keyboardist Nick "Peanut" Baines and since 2013 drummer Vijay Mistry, who replaced founding drummer Nick Hodgson who left the band in late 2012.
Primarily inspired by new wave and punk rock music of the late 1970s and 1980s, the band have released five original studio albums: Employment (2005), Yours Truly, Angry Mob (2007), Off with Their Heads (2008), The Future Is Medieval (2011) and Education, Education, Education & War (2014), one EP Lap of Honour (2005), one compilation album Souvenir: The Singles 2004–2012 (2012) and numerous singles, including the number one hit song "Ruby".
Their album Employment enjoyed critical and commercial success with over three million copies sold. It has won the band three Brit Awards, including the award for Best British Group, a NME award for Best Album, and was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize.
Their UK hit singles include 2004 and 2005 number 9 hit "I Predict A Riot", 2007 UK number 1 hit "Ruby", which has sold over 461,000 copies, from their platinum album "Yours Truly, Angry Mob" plus a further two Top 20 singles in 2007 with "The Angry Mob" and "Everything Is Average Nowadays". In 2008, they had a UK number 5 hit with the Post-Punk Revival track "Never Miss a Beat". In total the band has sold over 1.1 million singles combined up to their 5th album. Their latest top 40 single, "Coming Home" hit number 31 in 2014. Their album Education, Education, Education & War hit number one in the albums chart also in 2014