Described as “West London meets West Coast”, Et Tu Brucé blend pop, rock, folk, and country, and tie them all together with their signature harmonic sound. Composed of Londoners Jamie White, Matthew O’Toole, and brothers Craig and Darryn Bruce, they are fast becoming theband to watch. Likened to a number of great bands, they inhabit a space on the spectrum where few others reside. They write, perform, and produce their own records, and in doing so have collected a number of accolades from established journalists and a host of new music champions. Their music echoes from the golden age of records, crunching through the barriers and fixing itself tothe future. Formed in 2010, Et Tu Brucé have a rich reputation on the live circuit in London, headlining some of the most illustrious city venues, such as The Water Rats, Dublin Castle, The Half Moon, The Hope & Anchor, and countless more. Fixtures on national and commercial radio stations, Et Tu Brucé continue to aim for excellence.Their first UK single ‘This City/Never Seen You Cry’ was championed by BBC 6 Music, BBC London & X-FM amongst many other tastemaker radio stations. With comparisons to Byrds, Beach Boys, Foo Fighters, Wilco, The Kinks and the Beta Band, and a huge army of followers, ‘Suburban Sunshine’ brings Et Tu Brucé into the elite. In England, their triumphant debut album Suburban Sunshine, was bestowed the title of “the sound of summer” by Best of British Unsigned and remains one of the most critically lauded albums of 2012. Amongst the host of accolades for Et Tu Brucé were nominations for Best British Band by the Online Music Awards, and Album of the Year by the Indie Music Digest.
Et Tu Brucé made their US debut in March 2013 at SXSW, where they were invited to kick-off the Yahoo! Presents Austin Psych Fest Showcase. Their performance in Austin immediately led them to a record deal with SonaBLAST! Records, and an offer to join British Invasion icons, The Zombies, on two US tours this year. Their album ‘Suburban Sunshine’ will be released in the US on June 11, with a record release party on June 12, presented by SESAC and sonaBLAST! Records, at the hot new venue SubCulture in the heart of New York City. Et Tu Brucé is ready to make a big splash on this side of the pond in 2013!
Jamie White, who co-wrote the songs on Suburban Sunshine and is the lead singer for the group, is the son of Zombies’ founding member and co-songwriter, Chris White.