Rixton Signs with Interscope Records – Get the Scoop! (@RIXTONofficial)

JmbRpac1Interscope Records, along with talent managerScooter Braunand songwriter-producerBenny Blanco, are pleased to announce that they have signed British pop/rock/R&B bandRixtonto School Boy/Giant Little Man/Mad Love/Interscope Records and will release the group’s debut single,“Me and My Broken Heart”and theMe and My Broken HeartEP, onMarch 18th. The track is the first single from Rixton’s upcoming debut album due later this year. Check out the brand new lyric videoHEREand an acoustic performance of the singleHERE.

Hailing fromManchester, RixtonareJake Roche, (vocals/rhythm guitar),Danny Wilkin(bass/keys),Charley Bagnall(lead guitar), andLewi Morgan, (drums).Jake and Danny began writing together three years ago in Danny’s parent’s caravan.Two years later they were introduced to Charley through mutual friends and a year later stumbled upon Lewi in a back alley of aManchesterpub (playing pots and pans) and asked him to join the band.Inspired by the soulful pop sounds of Maroon 5 andBruno Mars, Rixtonoffer up a wealth of addictive pop/rock/R&B built on their own brand of songwriting, instrumentation, and vocal harmonies. Rixton has steadily earned a large YouTube following from their reimagined covers, includingTaylor Swift’s “Trouble,”Rita Ora’s “How We Do (Party),”Chris Brown’s “Don’t Wake Me Up,”andR. Kelly’s “Ignition,”eventually catching the ear ofScooter Braun. Their video for the track “Make Out,” a guitar-driven, hook-laced party anthem, has racked up over one million YouTube views. Watch the acoustic versionHERE.

Says Rixton, “It’s overwhelming to have gone from writing songs in Danny’s caravan to seeing the world performing our music. We’ve worked extremely hard and have had a blast recording the EP.The songs are very eclectic and we think there’s something for everyone!”

Working with producerBenny Blanco(Katy Perry, Maroon 5), Rixton introduce their engaging sound to American audiences with the sultry“Me and My Broken Heart,”which premiered onJoJo Wright’sshow on KIIS FM inLos Angelesand has already been added to both KIIS FM and Z100 inNew Yorkand impacts radio onMarch 11th. The band has shot a video for the track withCameron Duddy, who has also directed clips forBruno Mars, OneRepublic, and Grouplove. Earlier this year, MTV selected Rixton as a 2014 “Artist To Watch” and will premiere “Me and My Broken Heart” worldwide onMarch 26thbeginning at6 a.m. ETon air and online. Rixton will perform at the School Boy showcase at Banger’s and the Vevo showcase at the Roku Streaming Lounge at SXSWonMarch 9thandMarch 10threspectively.

The track-listing for Rixton’sMe and My Broken Heart EPis as follows:

“We All Want The Same Thing”
“Leave Me Lonely”
“Me and My Broken Heart”
“Appreciated”

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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