Loveable Rogues

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Loveable Rogues
Origin Chingford, London, England
Genres Indie pop
Years active 2010–present
Labels Syco (2012–2013)
Crown (2014–Present)
Associated acts Britain's Got Talent, The Mend
Website Official Website
Members Eddie Brett
Sonny Jay Muharrem
Te Eugene Qhairo

The Loveable Rogues are a British band from London, consisting of members Eddie Brett, Sonny Jay Muharrem and Te Qhairo Eugene, who rose to fame after reaching the final of the sixth series of Britain's Got Talent in 2012.[1]

Career[edit]

2010–12: Britain's Got Talent[edit]

In 2012, The Loveable Rogues were asked by Britain's Got Talent producers to audition for the show, which caused controversy.[2] They performed two of their original compositions on the show, "Lovesick" and "Honest", both which were positively received by fans and the judges alike and were written by the three boys themselves. They had a fanbase before appearing on the show, hence the reason they were invited to audition. They reached the final although missed out to winners Ashleigh and Pudsey and also runners-up Jonathan & Charlotte, finishing in fourth place with 5.7% of the final vote.

2012: Record deal and First Things First[edit]

On 12 June 2012, they informed fans to check the papers of tomorrow for 'good news!'. This turned out to be the fact that the band had been signed to record label Syco Music.

In late 2012, the band released a free mixtape through their Soundcloud channel. The collection of songs was released as a free download and was called 'First Things First'. Their debut single, "What A Night" was previewed along with new songs such as "Maybe Baby", "Talking Monkeys" and "Honest". Covers were also on the mixtape including their version of "Charmless Man" and "I Wanna Be The Only One".

On 19 February 2013 they released the video for their debut single, "What A Night". The song was released on the 21 April 2013.

2012–13: Olly Murs Support[edit]

In November 2012, they were confirmed to serve as the support act on Olly Murs' 2013 Right Place Right Time arena tour. This entailed them travelling the breadth of the country. The tour included them playing two sold-out hometown shows at London's The O2 Arena. They also did it with Tich, a singer.

The Setlist Is

1 Talking Monkeys 2 Honest 3 Lovesick 4 Sweet Lovin' 5 What A Night

2013: Drop from record label[edit]

On 18 October 2013, it was announced that the band had been dropped by their record label Syco Music.[3]

2014–Present: After Syco[edit]

After being dropped by Syco Music The Band announced they will be releasing an EP entitled 'Honest' in May, followed by their debut album in the summer. The boys have recently finished their first ever headline tour 'The Talking Monkeys Tour' which took place in March/April travelling across the UK to perform at different venues for their amazing fans. The tour featured various songs some new, some old and covers. The tour featured all of the songs that famously made their debut on the Olly Murs tour in 2013. The set list was: 1. Just for tonight (intro)/ Talking Monkeys 2. Sweet Lovin' 3. Front Story 4. Posh Girls (Scouting for Girls cover) 5. This and that 6. Mr. Piano Man 7. All Of Me (John Legend cover) 8. Someone You're Not 9. Everythings Better With You 10. Honest 11. Lovesick 12. What A Night

Eddie Brett
Sonny Jay Muharrem
Té Eugene Qhairo

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
UK IRE SCO
2013 "What a Night" 9 47 12 Single only
2014 "Honest" (EP) 58 - * EP only
  • Honest charted on the UK Singles Chart as, under UK chart rules, EPs under a certain length are categorised as singles and are considered for inclusion in the singles chart instead of the albums chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eames, Tom (13 June 2012). "Loveable Rogues sign record deal with Simon Cowell's Syco". Digital Spy. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Revoir, Paul (10 May 2012). "The Loveable Rogues admit they were hand-picked by producers to audition for judges". Daily Mail. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Simon Cowell drops 'BGT' stars Loveable Rogues from Syco label - Britain's Got Talent News - Reality TV". Digital Spy. 2013-10-18. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 

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