Rupert Stroud

Live Act Singer/Songwriter Indiepop Acoustic Rock Melodic Indie
Rupert Stroud - Singer/Songwriter Indiepop Acoustic Rock Melodic Indie Live Act in Leeds

Rupert Stroud Short Info

Stroud's powerful beat driven sound has garnered attention from the music media and radio support from BBC Introducing / BBC 6Music (Tom Robinson + Jericho Keys) BBC Radio 2 (Dermot O'Leary + Alex Lester), Radio X, BFBS Radio, NME Radio and Amazing Radio. Amassing fans along the way playing to over 180,000 people in 2015/2016 Rupert’s broad musical appeal gained prominent support slots including amongst others opening the show for Texas, James Blunt, Little Comets and two performances at the Etihad Stadium pre match for Manchester City.

Displaying strong-hearted, beat driven acoustic rock, inspired tracks. Rupert has been compared to Richard Ashcroft, Jim Morrison and Nick Cave with a hint of Elbow. Stroud’s second album "Chasing The Night" saw him dubbed as Yorkshire's one to watch.

"Chasing The Night" took the internet by storm receiving rave reviews with online press and magazines.

"Chasing The Night 4/5"
- Acoustic Magazine

"Twisted Games is an amazing new tune from Rupert Stroud"
- NME

" One To Watch"
- Chris Sweeny - Scottish Sun

"Morning Light- A wonderful track and when we heard it we said- we have to play this on the show!"
- Tom Robinson BBC 6Music/BBC Introducing

""Morning light is a great song from new lad from Yorkshire, Rupert Stroud!"
- Dermot O'Leary BBC Radio 2

The plaudits kept coming and they soon saw Rupert performing with his band on the festival circuit sharing the stage with artist such as Texas (opening the show at Millennium Square Leeds to an audience of 5,000) James Blunt (opening the UK leg of his Moon Landing tour at Dalby Forest N. Yorkshire) Little Comets, The Feeling, Reverend and The Makers, US artists Max Jury & Nell Bryden and rising stars Gavin James, Jake Isaac & JP Cooper and Ed Sheeran’s new signing Jamie Lawson.

Rupert's career has gone from strength to strength with his latest EP release "Talk To You" reaching No. 11 in the iTunes Singer/songwriter charts on the first week of it's pre-order release. Earlier releases"Never Back Down" and "Morning Light" caught the ears of national radio, receiving radio play and plaudits from the likes of BBC Radio 2's Dermot O'Leary, BBC introducing and 6 Music's Tom Robinson, XFM and BFBS Radio "A" listed Morning Light and invited Rupert down to BFBS Radio studios for a special feature interview and session. Rupert also received his first US radio airplays on KX 93.5FM Laguna Beach California. His music video for "Never Back Down" won "People's Choice Award 2013" at The 27th Leeds International Film Festival.

As a "Champion Media Spokesperson" Alzheimer's Research UK, for Alzheimer's Research UK, Rupert has raised over £8,000 to date through various campaigns and events including sales from his charity single "Always". Rupert was interviewed in conjunction with the G8 Summit on Dementia by The Guardian and did a live TV interview on Al Jazeera International News programme "Inside Story" which was broadcast to over 200 million English speaking homes.

Rupert's latest releases “The Truth” and "The One" received play on BBC Radio 2, BBC Scotland, Amazing Radio and playlisted on BFBS Radio as well as playlisted on over 60 regional stations across the UK. The BBC Scotland play of "The Truth" led to him being invited to perform a live session with his band on BBC Scotland on the Janice Forsyth Show..

Rupert is currently writing and recording his next album due for release in 2017.

Stroud's powerful beat driven sound has garnered attention from the music media and radio support from BBC Introducing / BBC 6Music (Tom Robinson + Jericho Keys) BBC Radio 2 (Dermot O'Leary + Alex Lester), Radio X, BFBS Radio, NME Radio and Amazing Radio. Amassing fans along the way playing to over 180,000 people in 2015/2016 Rupert’s broad musical appeal gained prominent support slots including amongst others opening the show for Texas, James Blunt, Little Comets and two performances at the Etihad Stadium pre match for Manchester City.

Displaying strong-hearted, beat driven acoustic rock, inspired tracks. Rupert has been compared to Rich...

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Past Gigs Rupert Stroud

  • 09 | 2016 Bingley Bingley Music Live Festival
  • 01 | 2016 Glasgow Celtic Connections Fest @ Royal Concert Hall
  • 07 | 2015 Oakwell Festival W. Yorks Main stage (supporting The Feeling)
  • 07 | 2015 Millennium Square Leeds Supporting TEXAS
  • 06 | 2015 Apollo Festival York Main stage (supporting Insprial Carpets)
  • 05 | 2015 Live At Leeds Festival LIVE AT LEEDS
  • 04 | 2015 The Wardrobe Leeds Rupert Stroud "Talk to You" EP Launch show
  • 04 | 2015 The Bedford London
  • 03 | 2015 Sound Control Manchester Supporting Hunter & The Bear
  • 03 | 2015 East Village Arts Club Liverpool Supporting Hunter & The Bear
  • 03 | 2015 Belgrave Music Hall Leeds Supporting Hunter & The Bear
  • 02 | 2015 Oporto Bar Leeds Supporting JP Cooper
  • 10 | 2014 Manchester Etihad Stadium (Man city football ground pre match entertainment)
  • 10 | 2014 London The Social (supporting Basheba)
  • 10 | 2014 London The Bedford
  • 10 | 2014 Leeds Brudenell Social Club (supporting Jake Isaac & Max Jury)
  • 10 | 2014 York Fibbers (supporting Nell Bryden)
  • 09 | 2014 Leeds Oporto Bar
  • 09 | 2014 Cambridge Junction (supporting Nell Bryden)
  • 08 | 2014 WilkeStock Festival Wilkestock (Stevenage)
  • 07 | 2014 Willow Festival (Peterborough) Willow Festival
  • 07 | 2014 Oakwell Festival W. Yorks Oakwell Festival (supporting The Hoosiers and Lucy Spraggan)
  • 06 | 2014 Dalby Forest N. Yorks Supporting James Blunt
  • 05 | 2014 Live At Leeds Festival (Cockpit) Live At Leeds

Discography Rupert Stroud

  • 2015 Catch Single | Xidus Music (Independet label)
  • 2015 The Truth Single | Xidus Music (Independent label)
  • 2015 Talk To You EP | Xidus Music (Independent label)
  • 2014 Way Back Home EP | Xidus Music (Independent label)
  • 2011 Chasing The Night Album | Xidus Music (Independent label)

Media

  • Video Rupert Stroud Live at Mill...
  • Sound The Truth
  • Sound Catch
  • Video Morning Light - Rupert Stroud
  • Video Talk To You - Rupert Stroud
  • Video Way Back Home - Rupert Stroud
  • Sound Morning Light
  • Sound WAY BACK HOME

Fan Radar

8,533 Fans
447,400 Views
6,062 Plays
15,217 Follower

Origin

  • Leeds GB

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Rupert Stroud Vocals and Guitars
  • Paul Horatio Brown Bass guitar & Backing Vocals
  • Mick Bedford Drums/percussion

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