• 10

    Disclosure - Settle

    Release date: May 31, 2013

    While Disclosure had a great run in 2012 with huge singles like "Latch," we didn't know what to expect from the brothers Lawrence when it came time for their debut album to be released. Taking the sounds of house and UK garage, Disclosure helped bridge the gap between pop and the dance music world without even trying. Seemingly at will, they'd drop a single like "White Noise" (with AlunaGeorge) and top the charts in their native UK, all the while exciting the American audiences who were both hip to their output and hoping that the American EDM scene could become a bit more like how the UK operates. With Settle, Disclosure didn't attempt to stray from their formula; they kept their influences directly in the forefront, going from the throwback sounds of "You & Me" with Eliza Doolittle to the more underground dance vibes of "When A Fire Starts to Burn." At the very least, Disclosure proved that dance music could cross over without sacrificing credibility.—khal

Watch Now