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Since The Evolution of Man, Gleave has released the lead single from his next album, entitled "All the Wrong Places", which was produced by Alfie Bamford and co-produced by Gleave and Steve Hill.
He says he discovered the joys of rapping in the sound booths at Royal Holloway and also started making films whilst on his Media Arts course.
Elliot came back to Royal Holloway to play the student summer ball in 2010.
This commercial hip-pop sound dominates the album, but there are a few darker moments which hark back to his more underground beginnings.
"Hooligans," with its frenetic rhythms, techno guitars, and wailing sirens, is reminiscent of Dizzee Rascal's "Bonkers," the fuzzy synths and dirty basslines of "Dirty Face" is minimal electro with shades of Mr Oizo's Flat Beat, while "Won't Believe the Fools" and "Two Lives" are both Magnetic Man-style, piano-led dubstep.
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