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There are multiple artists named “Hurts”

Manchester, UK electro-pop duo Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson. Formed in 2009, elegant and enigmatic HURTS have their sharp suits, slick hair and stark visuals. Theo and Adam present a striking contrast to the glow-in-the-dark pop stars who have run amok across the charts of late. Looking like they would rather be on the cover of Vogue Hommes than NME or Smash Hits, the pair resemble Tears for Fears as shot by Anton Corbijn. Hurts have recently released their first single “Better Than Love” and toured the UK and Europe during the summer of 2010.

Before HURTS, singer Theo and synthesiser Adam were in bands Bureau and Daggers, the latter of which supported Gary Numan. However, on a trip to Italy, they discovered “disco-lento” (slow disco) and became fixed on a more austere, and stylish, European aesthetic and Hurts was born.

Musically, they construct melancholic 1980s-inspired electro-pop with songs that they say are inspired by the British mentality of being “not too bad”. “How are you doing? Not too bad. For a while you think that’s not very interesting,” Theo once said. “But it can be very interesting because it’s on a knife-edge of hope and despair.”

In August of 2010, Hurts’ debut full-length album, Happiness, debuted at number four on the U.K. albums chart, selling over 25,000 copies in its first week, making it the fastest selling album by a band in the U.K. that year. Featuring the singles “Better Than Love,” “Wonderful Life,” and “Stay,” among others, the album was huge success across Europe and Hurts’ profile rose exponentially.

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  • scherzys

    HURTS is one of the most wonderful things that happened in the 10's. ❤ [5]

    28 Jul 3:07pm Reply
  • Vlad_LP_Meteora

    S.O.S просто божественна!

    26 Jul 2:29pm Reply
  • IndieLover4ever

    HURTS is one of the most wonderful things that happened in the 10's. ❤ [4]

    26 Jul 2:24pm Reply
  • syomkin

    Can't stop listening to Rolling Stone.

    26 Jul 6:58am Reply
  • Hartfiliya

    Проникновенная музыка.

    24 Jul 3:02pm Reply
  • Milanna_Lfm

    HURTS is one of the most wonderful things that happened in the 10's. ❤ [3]

    24 Jul 8:22am Reply
  • AnnalilMonster

    HURTS is one of the most wonderful things that happened in the 10's. ❤ [2]

    24 Jul 1:57am Reply
  • artisaweapon

    HURTS is one of the most wonderful things that happened in the 10's. ❤

    23 Jul 4:37am Reply
  • artisaweapon

    Rolling Stone ❤ [10]

    23 Jul 12:54am Reply
  • MySousa

    Rolling Stone ❤ [9]

    22 Jul 7:28pm Reply
  • ladymissgaga

    ♥♥♥

    22 Jul 3:33pm Reply
  • Ermolaeff

    S.O.S. is fantastic.

    22 Jul 9:46am Reply
  • Joaomob

    :(

    21 Jul 6:07pm Reply
  • dhy_lohan

    Album novo ?? Meu Deus !!! Quando ??? Onde ??? Quem tem???

    20 Jul 10:16pm Reply
  • memwa

    THIS is Hurts. I​ fell in love in​ this song, in l​yrics, in vocal,​ in music, IN EV​ERYTIN'... dear ​God. Theo, you'r​e new Messiah of​ music.

    20 Jul 9:25pm Reply
  • gniewpastoralu

    Rolling Stone = Some Kind of Heaven = Shit [2]

    20 Jul 9:08pm Reply
  • Isis-Osiris

    Rolling Stone somehow reminds me of Daggers - Moscow. They may sound different but both of the songs are about a slavic girl with a broken fate and no hope left who is rolling deeper down each day. Rolling Stone>Some Kind Of Heaven [8] It's darker and more tragic

    20 Jul 1:54pm Reply
  • JoraLetov

    Rolling Stone ❤ [8]

    20 Jul 1:52pm Reply
  • Isuperchika

    Rolling Stone ❤ [7]

    20 Jul 10:21am Reply
  • estevan188

    Rolling Stone ♥ [6]

    19 Jul 1:46pm Reply
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