Milky Chance is a folk, reggae and electronica influenced pop group from out of Kassel, Germany.  The group is made up of singer/songwriter Clemens Rehbein and DJ Philipp Dausch.

The duo first met in an advanced music course while in high school where Rehbein played bass in the jazz ensemble.  Rehbein and Dausch originally played together in a local band, but after graduation, the group disbanded.  The two continued on as a duo and in 2013, after playing two promising live shows, began work on their debut album.  The duo uploaded a number of their tracks to YouTube including their biggest hit “Stolen Dance” which soon became a viral hit.  The track received millions of views and help the band have several sold-out tour dates.

The groups debut album, “Sadnecessary” was released in 2013 and the tracks “Stolen Dance” reached No. 1 in Iceland, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary.  The other single “Down By The River” charted in Germany, France and Switzerland.

“Sadnecessary” is a very chill, laid-back album with the groups interesting mix of folk, reggae, and electronica all seeming to complement each other while accompanying Rehbein’s softly sung vocals.  Give some of the album’s biggest hits a listen below and be sure to pick up “Sadnecessary” which is in stores now.

Sources: Videos: YouTube – Info: AllMusic.com, Wikipedia – Picture: Google Images

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