RHODES is a British musician, singer and songwriter from Baldock in Hertfordshire. He released his debut EP Raise Your Love on Hometown Records in October 2013 and released his second EP Morning on Rhodes Music on 12 May 2014. His debut album Wishes is set to be released on 1 September 2015.
2013: Early career and Raise Your Love EP:
RHODES' music began to spread early 2013 when his demo track "Always" was playlisted on Amazing Radio at the beginning of the summer and then picked up plays from BBC Radio 1. Following a busy summer supporting Rufus Wainwright, Laura Marling and Nick Mulvey in the UK, his debut EP 'Raise Your Love' was released on Phil Taggart's label Hometown Records in October 2013.
2014: Morning EP and live performances:
On 12 March 2014, RHODES unveiled the song "Your Soul" - which was premiered by Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1 as his 'Next Hype' - taken from his second EP 'Morning' released on May 11, 2014. On this EP, RHODES recorded alongside Ian Grimble and Tim Bran/Roy Kerr, producers who have been previously working with the likes of London Grammar and Daughter.
In March and April 2014 RHODES completed his first UK headline tour, including 3 sold out gigs at London's Sebright Arms on 8th, 9 & 10 April 2014. He supported London Grammar on their UK tour (including one of the O2 Academy Brixton Academy shows) as well as Sam Smith in the UK (at the Roundhouse) and in Europe (Amsterdam and Paris). RHODES also performed at BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend in Glasgow on the BBC Introducing stage on May 25 and at the Glastonbury Festival on June 29 on the Rabbit Hole stage.
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