GANGS OF BALLET Receives 5 SAMA Nominations!

Durban based rock band, GANGS OF BALLET, have just received 5 South African Music Award (SAMA) nominations for their debut full-length album, ‘yes/no/grey.’ The album was released in August 2013 through Universal Music South Africa. It was recorded at Openroom Studios in Greenside, Johannesburg and produced by Grammy Award winning producer, Darryl Torr.

The album was mixed by Ryan Gilligan and overseen by the Grammy Award Winning Engineer, Michael Brauer, who have worked with the likes of John Mayer, Florence and the Machine, The Kooks, Coldplay and many more, and mastered by Electric Lady Studios in New York City. The band describes the album as melodic and diverse with more in-depth musicianship. Their main focus with the album was to connect with listeners and the themes around the music revolves around life, love and questions.

‘yes/no/grey.’ went to nr. 1 on iTunes within 12 hours of its release.

“To say we’re blown away, is an understatement! Thanks so much to the SAMAs.
To receive one nomination is a privilege, to receive five is a dream.”
– Gangs of Ballet.

“We are immensely proud of this amazing achievement and to be a part of this band’s career.
Their growth and development over the last 18 months have been incredible to watch.
They have put in the hours and it has paid off!”
– Kevin Grenfell, Universal Music South Africa.

Gangs of Ballet SAMA Nominations for ‘yes/no/grey.’:

Best Rock Album

Best Producer (Darryl Torr)

Best Engineer (Darryl Torr)

Best Newcomer

Best Duo / Group

yes/no/grey.’ is available for purchase on iTunes:

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