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BBC Sound of 2009: Dan Black

Fifteen of the best rising music stars were announced as the longlist for the BBC's Sound of 2009.

DAN BLACK

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Dan Black in the video for his single Yours

Dan Black, former frontman with indie also-rans The Servant, is attracting attention as a leftfield singer-songwriter who uses samples and beats as his backdrop instead of guitars.

The London-born, Paris-based singer caused a buzz with his radical reworking of US rapper Notorious BIG's song Hypnotize, featuring snippets of Rihanna's Umbrella.



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