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Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
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Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs at Exit festival in 2012
Background information
Birth nameOrlando Higginbottom
Also known asTEED
Born7 March 1986 (age 27)
Oxford, UK
GenresIndie electronic, house, electro-disco,[1] indie pop, UK garage
OccupationsRecord producer, DJ
Years active2008-Present
LabelsPolydor
Associated actsDamon Albarn, Lulu and the Lampshades, Dillon Francis, BANKS
Websitetotallyenormousextinctdinosaurs.com
 
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Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
EXIT 2012 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.jpg
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs at Exit festival in 2012
Background information
Birth nameOrlando Higginbottom
Also known asTEED
Born7 March 1986 (age 27)
Oxford, UK
GenresIndie electronic, house, electro-disco,[1] indie pop, UK garage
OccupationsRecord producer, DJ
Years active2008-Present
LabelsPolydor
Associated actsDamon Albarn, Lulu and the Lampshades, Dillon Francis, BANKS
Websitetotallyenormousextinctdinosaurs.com

Orlando Tobias Edward Higginbottom, known professionally as Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (TEED), is an English electronic dance music record producer and DJ.[2][3] He is currently signed to major label Polydor.[4] His debut album Trouble was released on 11 June 2012. The album includes five pre-released singles including "Household Goods" and "You Need Me On My Own".

History[edit]

Orlando is the son of Professor Edward Higginbottom, conductor of the choir of New College, University of Oxford.[5] He was educated at the Cherwell School, Oxford [6] and has previously worked as a music teacher in schools.[7]

TEED has also remixed tracks by the likes of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Professor Green. Although not usually played during the daytime on Radio 1, TEED features regularly on both Annie Mac's and Nick Grimshaw's shows; "Trouble", "Tapes & Money" and "Your Love" were Grimshaw's Record of the Week in May 2011, February 2012 and October 2012 respectively.

TEED has also released a number of singles/EPs from his new album besides his debut single Garden. These include Trouble, Tapes and Money, Household Goods,You Need Me On My Own and Stronger/American Dream Part II which was released as a double single. In March 2013, TEED was named one of Fuse TV's 30 must-see artists at SXSW.[8] One of his singles, "Stronger" was also iTunes single of the week in 2012

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

TitleAlbum details
Trouble

Extended Plays[edit]

Singles[edit]

TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
UK
[9]
UK Dance
[10]
BEL (Vl)
[11]
"Trouble"2011Trouble
"Garden"1352387
"You Need Me On My Own"2012
"Tapes & Money"
"Stronger / American Dream Part II"
"Household Goods (re-release)"
"Your Love"
"Lion, The Lion (with Eats Everything)"2013Get Lost VI

Other albums[edit]

Remixes[edit]

YearArtistSong
2008Sugababes"Denial"
2009Asavioure & DJ IQ"Cracked It"
2010Fenech-Soler"Lies"
Professor Green"Monster"
Sky Ferreira"One"
Darwin Deez"Constellations"
Tinashé"Saved"
Wafa"Ewid Disco"
Killa Kela"Everyday"
Deathray Trebuchay"No 6 Friend 1"
2011Fur Coat"Space Ballad"
Lee Mortimer"Where the Party At"
Donae'o"When Angels Sing"
Katy Perry"Firework"
Lady Gaga"Marry The Night"
The 2 Bears"The Lunatics"
Crystal Fighters"Xtatic Truth"
Friendly Fires"Hawaiian Air"
2012Jonquil"It's My Part"
2013Foals"My Number"
Zinc feat. Sasha Keable"Only for Tonight"
Disclosure"F For You"[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jason Lymangrover. "Trouble". AllMusic (Rovi Corporation). Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Murray, Robin (2011) "Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs: On his debut album and the Scottish folk mafia...", Clash, 7 February 2011, retrieved 2012-01-28
  3. ^ "Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs announce 2012 headline tour – ticket details", NME, 24 November 2011, retrieved 2012-01-28
  4. ^ Petry, Daniel (2011) "Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs in Oxford", Resident Advisor, 29 November 2011, retrieved 2012-01-28
  5. ^ Gilgrass, Will (2010) "Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs interview", BBC, 25 October 2010, retrieved 2012-01-28
  6. ^ Hughes, Tim (2012) "The Guide:Orlando Blooms", Oxford Mail, 2 February 2012, retrieved 2012-02-17
  7. ^ Langlois, Jill (2011) "Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Hates 'Trendy' Acts -- Top 100 Acts at SXSW 2011", spinner.com, 2 March 2011, retrieved 2012-01-28
  8. ^ http://www.fuse.tv/galleries/2013/02/sxsw-2013-must-see-bands-south-by-southwest#12
  9. ^ Peak positions for singles in the UK:
  10. ^ Peak positions for singles on the UK Dance Chart:
  11. ^ "Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Belgium (Flanders) Charts". ultratop.be/nl/ Hung Medien. 
  12. ^ "Disclosure - F For You". Indie Shuffle. 

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