"We’re trying to bring class and soul into the songwriting. Using jazz chords that have emotion instead of boring, stabby EDM triads. You can play ‘Latch’ in a massive nightclub or cover it in a jazz ensemble. There are acoustic guitar covers of [our song] ‘White Noise’ on YouTube. You can’t do that with your average house tune. The only thing that makes it dance music are the beats."
Disclosure tells Billboard in this week’s cover story.
Also quoted in the story is Cherrytree Records chief Martin Kierszenbaum who explains that it took two years to bring Disclosure to this point of momentum. It’s a glimpse at the hard work and effort it took to push the group’s music into the mainstream.