Bent

Bent is a name of at least four artists: [1] A UK downtempo duo. [2] An Icelandic rapper. [3] An Indonesian digital hardcore band. [4] A heavy metal band. ...show more

Bent is a name of at least four artists: [1] A UK downtempo duo. [2] An Icelandic rapper. [3] An Indonesian digital hardcore band. [4] A heavy metal band.

[1] A Nottingham, UK, downtempo duo, of Neil Tolliday (aka Nail Tolliday) and Simon Mills. Their critically acclaimed début album was Programmed to Love (2000) and their latest studio album is Intercept! (Oct 2006). Programmed to Love was a very successfully for advertisement music. "Invisible Pedestrian" track featured in a 2003 Absolut Vodka commercial and, more famously, a late-90's USA Volkswagen bus commercial.

Also, "Private Road" was included in a 'Bank of Carlsberg' TV ad' clip (Dec 2001). Other albums included The Everlasting Blink (2002), Ariels (2004) and, most recently, the more disco-pop inspired Intercept!. Later, a cluster of remix / rework singles / EPs appeared, around the release of Best Of (Aug 2009). Four years later saw the 34-track From The Vaults: 1998-2006 (Jun 2013). ...show less