Introducing Chasing Grace - aka 20 year old Phil Plested and 18 year old Grace Ackerman. Hailing from Hertfordshire , the Island Records signed singer-songwriter duo have been holed up in the studio for the past year honing their craft with Naughty Boy, who produces their music.
May this year saw the release of Chasing Grace's debut EP 'Dinner Will be Served' featuring George The Poet. 'Dinner Will be Served' received extensive support from Radio 1Xtra alongside a number of tastemaking blogs including Line of Best Fit, in addition to garnering the duo coveted live support slots with the likes of Sam Smith and John Newman.
Now Chasing Grace are set to release their debut single, 'Free', and have confirmed that they will be supporting Ellie Goulding on the UK leg of her forthcoming tour.
'Free' will be released by Island Records on November 11th 2013. Chasing Grace will be supporting Ellie Goulding live on the following dates:
3rd October Sheffield Academy, Academy
4th October York Barbican, York
6th October Wolverhampton Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
7th October Newcastle Academy, Newcastle
8th October Edinburgh Usher Hall, Edinburgh
10th October Cardiff Great Hall, Cardiff
11th October Manchester Apollo, Manchester
12th October Southampton Guild Hall, Southampton
16th October Hammersmith Apollo, London
18th October Manchester Apollo, Manchester
Take a look back at October's inaugural event.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.