College announces new album, ‘Heritage’ – September 16th17 July 2013
“Heritage overflows with charm, succulent analogue synths and the prettiest of melodies” 8/10 Mixmag
“It’s collection of dark futuro-Eighties video game-worthy numbers is the perfect party-prepper” Shortlist
College UK tour, with support from The Fauns:
23rd September – Liverpool, Leaf
24th September – London, Cargo
25th September – Brighton, The Haunt
26th September – Bristol, Start The Bus
Heritage is the new album from acclaimed French electronica star College, released on 16th September on Invada Records.
Heritage will be available on Digipack CD, LP (blue vinyl), and a limited (200 copies) edition box set available from
www.invada.co.uk. College will play a rare set of UK live shows – including London’s Cargo – in September following the
release of the album.
College is David Grellier, born in 1979 in Nantes. In the late ‘90s, he acquired his first computer with which he produced several
demos influenced by artists such as Jeff Mills and Aphex Twin; and labels such as Soma Records, Peacefrog and Warp.
In April 2007 he started Valerie, a blog that has become both a record label and an expanding cultural network of international
artists. That same year saw him release his first self-produced album, Teenage Color EP, which put him into contact with the
German illustrators, The Zonders. They have continued to work together since, with The Zonders providing their signature
graphic style for the album covers of Secret Diary (2008), Northern Council (2011) and A Real Hero EP (2009). Invada Records
recently released College’s debut album Secret Diary and EP Teenage Color on physical formats in the UK for the very first
In 2011, Nicolas Winding Refn chose ‘A Real Hero’ by College feat. Electric Youth as the theme song for his acclaimed film
‘Drive’, which then went on to win the award for Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival.