Wild Life Festival: The Pop Artists You Need To See
Wild Life festival is just four days away, so we’re continuing to bring you the best of the line up’s acts in different genres. Whether you’re a grime fan, a techno raver or someone who just wants to bop to pop – We’re here to help.
After rising to prominence in 2014, George Ezra has had his fair share of top 10 hits. Ezra’s debut studio album, Wanted On Voyage, reached number 1 in the album charts and was praised by big names in the music world, including Zane Lowe. Having played support spots for huge names including, Lianne La Havas, Bastille, Sam Smith and Tom Odell, Ezra is a seasoned professional. He performed at Glastonbury in 2013 on the introducing stage and has since been a festival favourite, so he’s sure to deliver a performance worth watching.
This English singer-songwriter had his first hit just last year with single, Human, but that doesn’t mean he’s any less exciting than other acts performing over the weekend. At the 2017 Brit Awards he was named British Breakthrough Act, which has previously been awarded to Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Bastille. If you were looking for any other reasons to see him, he’s only from down the road in Uckfield!
Zara Larsson is a Swedish singer and songwriter who has been performing since she was 10, after appearing on Sweden’s version of Britain’s Got Talent. More recently she has gained popularity for her catchy, upbeat songs and beautiful voice. At only 19 she’s had several top hits including, Lush Life, Never Forget You, I Would Like and Symphony. If you’re looking for Summer vibes you can nod your head to, Larsson is the artist for you.
English singer-songwriter Jess Glynne was all the craze a couple of years ago when she first performed with Clean Bandit on their hit single, Rather Be. Her debut solo single, Right Here, also reached the top 10 later that year. The sound of the summer in 2014/15 bring some heat to your weekend by going to see Jess Glynne!
Okay they may be more electropop than pop but Clean Bandit still make the list. Creating hit after hit since they rose to fame in 2014, Clean Bandit know their way around the charts. They’ve also featured two of our aforementioned pop artists on their tracks, (Glynne and Larsson), as well as other stars such as X-Factor winner Louisa Johnson. They are loved for their unique take on pop, taking influence from classical and dance music. If you’re going to Wild Life and you like pop music, you have to see this incredible three piece!