Bond have been described as the best selling string quartet of all time, selling over 4 millions records.
Their 2011 album, “Play“, produced by Cliff Masterson, Graham Stack and Magnus Fiennes features a number of Cliff’s new arrangements.
Songs on the album include their first single “Diablo“. The string quartet also showcases “Jai Ho“, a huge hit from the movie Slumdog Millionaire. The album also features a few more recognizable hits. The song “Pump It” is a version of the song popularised by The Black Eyed Peas, which samples the Dick Dale and the Del-Tones’ hit song “Misirlou”, featured in the opening credits of Pulp Fiction. The song “Last Time” is an interpretation of “The Last Time” by The Rolling Stones, heavily sampled in “Bitter Sweet Symphony” by the band The Verve, per the alternate naming of the song. including, “Jai Ho”, Pump It” and 2 movements from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, “Summer” and “Winter“.
Last updated: October 4th, 2018