Mumford & Sons
The achievements of Mumford & Sons since the release of Sigh No More has been a success story rarely matched of recent years. It’s a story, however, that has been written and mapped out on the road. From a ten-day live adventure across India, to sold-out arenas in America and Australia, and from the festival fields of Europe, to impromptu parks on the Railroad Revival Tour in America, each and every town and city that has welcomed the band has been treated to a jubilant and suitably intimate performance, regardless of the size of venue. The band’s debut album Sigh No More (which has sold in excess of 4 million copies) has won a UK Brit Award in 2010 (Best Album), and was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize Award in the same year. Outside of Britain, Mumford & Sons picked up two Grammy nominations (Best New Artist, Best Rock Song), and put in a typically energized live performance alongside Bob Dylan covering Maggie’s Farm at the awards themselves.