Ruen Brothers

Scunthorpe, England

Whether it’s their collaboration with Rick Rubin, kudos from Zane Lowe, or a string of performances from Glastonbury to Coachella, Henry & Rupert Stansall (Ruen Brothers) are making a mark. Raised on The Rolling Stones & The Everly Brothers, the two rehearsed in the family kitchen while scrounging for gigs in Scunthorpe, England - their hometown. It wasn’t until they moved to London & had success with track “Aces” that they went from pub performers to BBC radio staples. Rick Rubin quickly recognized their talent: “I liked that their songwriting seemed like it was from another era.” Henry adds ""All My Shades Of Blue" was recorded with real instruments & a live band, resulting in a different sound than what’s in today’s popular music.” Says Rupert “We’re lucky that we’ve been able to do whatever we want musically & had it all recorded to the best quality with the best musicians & collaborators. In today’s industry, you don’t usually get that freedom. Hopefully people will appreciate & enjoy it as much as we do.” "All My Shades Of Blue" is produced by Rick Rubin & features Chad Smith (RHCP), Dave Keuning (The Killers) & the late Ian McLagan (Faces/Small Faces).

The brotherly duo drawing influence from late 50s, early 60s folk revival music, have paved the way for today’s new trend. They have revived early country heroes like Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison into modern pop nostalgia with their bluesy ballads.
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