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Example 'Live Life Living' Album Review
08-07-2014 | 0 comments
Example, aka Elliot Greave, may be a pop sensation in the UK, with two Number One hits and thousands of album sales to his name, but he remains an unusual star. So far, he has transitioned from MC to ... read more »
Example - Playing in the Shadows Review
06-11-2011 | 0 comments
A couple of months ago, just as his single Changed the Way You Kiss Me reached the top of the charts, Elliot "Example" Gleave gave the Guardian an interview. Earlier in his career, such an interview might... read more »
Example - Won't Go Quietly Review
06-09-2010 | 0 comments
Apparently, when west London rapper Example, aka Elliot Gleave, was 10 years old he won a national poetry competition. Listening to From Space, the opening track on his second album, it's hard to see ... read more »
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Example songsMost popular Example songs (see all 80 songs)
1Monster (feat. Example) lyrics3,417
2Blood From A Stone lyrics-
3Daydreamer ( Extended Version ) (feat. Example) lyrics-
4Natural Disaster (feat. Laidback Luke) lyrics-
5Posh Birds lyrics-
6Fast Life (feat. Example) lyrics-
7Never Had a Day lyrics-
8What We Made lyrics-
9Stay Awake lyrics-
10Game Over (feat. Chipmunk, Devlin, Example, Giggs, Professor Green and Tinie Tempah) lyrics-

Example albumsMost popular Example albums (see all 6 albums)
1Playing In The Shadows [2011]8,429
2Live Life Living [2014]-
3Live Life Living [Deluxe Edition] [2014]-
4The Evolution Of Man [2012]-
5Won't Go Quietly [2010]-
6What We Made [2007]-


Biography
Example is a rapper from Fulham, West London in the United Kingdom. Formerly signed to The Beats label run by Mike Skinner (The Streets)

Example's birth name is Elliot Gleave. According to the Kickstarts Songfacts, Gleave's performing name goes back to his schooldays when he was rapping in the playground and some guy nicknamed him Example from his initials EG.

- His first album, a mix-tape called "We Didn't Invent The Remix" Feb 2007 feature's samples from a diverse mixture of artists including Lily Allen, The Rolling Stones, José González & also
- Britney Spears on the Infamous Toxic Breath.
- He followed that in Sept 2007 with his official debut album, (released on The Beats) called "What We Made" produced by Rusher. which was received well by the British public.
- prior to The Beats disbanding.
- He then went on to release "What We Almost Made" May 2008 on All The Chats, which was a mixture of songs that didn't make it onto "What We Made" & new ones.
- After the release of "WWAM" Example took a fresh direction in style, and became very versatile and can cross over into several genres with ease.
- Towards the end of 2008, saw Example work with the likes of Don Diablo experimenting with Electro dance music.
- 2009 was an exciting year for Example, releasing the absolutely free mix tape "The Credit Munch (and Redux package) in February, supporting Calvin Harris on his UK and headlining his own Wonky Pop tour with Flamboyant Bella
- Which brings us nicely to "Hooligans" Example co single with Don Diablo, which blurs dancefloors with moshpits into one. released on 29/06/2009 is sure to be his biggest hit to date, getting regular plays on Radio 1, and by DJ's up & down the country.
- The Launch Party for "Hooligans" saw Zane Lowe who has championed Example on his Radio 1 show, support with a DJ set.
- His next Single after Hooligans, was called "Watch The Sun Come Up" which is came out in September and made its way into the Top 20.
- His next single was called "Won't Go Quietly", which was released on 17th January 2010.
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16 Comments
30-01-2013 19:07 camillaheha
camillaheha
 
507 posts
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@ Queen Of Your Dreams

21-08-2012 09:23 Faybes
 
1 posts
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@ Sick Note

Some of the words are wrong

the line..'you masquerade like you're CUTE and dead sweet'... not human

the line...tonight my double bed AINT FOR RESTING... not arresting lol...that just doesnt make any sense...

07-04-2012 15:12 camillaheha
camillaheha
 
507 posts
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@ Kickstarts

Cute song *-*
16-12-2011 16:28 ken_chosen1
 
3 posts
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@ Midnight Run

posted some edits for review as these lyrics are slightly wrong. anyone else reading them can probably spot them
26-11-2011 14:44 DoubleDucky
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11 posts
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@ Midnight Run

Very good!
24-11-2011 17:57 camillaheha
camillaheha
 
507 posts
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@ Lying To Yourself

I love this song so much!!!
24-11-2011 17:55 camillaheha
camillaheha
 
507 posts
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@ Anything

I love you, Example! Keep up the good work!
04-11-2011 11:58 purushothamn51
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@ Stay Awake

Really makes me dance nice song
28-10-2011 09:10 camillaheha
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@ Shot Yourself in the Foot Again

I love this one *-* Keep up the good work Example ! I love him
05-10-2011 11:14 idanosh6
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@ Stay Awake