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(UK) A group of musicians who accompany an artist at a live performance or on a recording. This can either be an established group, or else an ad hoc group assembled for the purpose.
Mark slightly in the financial doldrums, with the result that half of the album is without a backing band.
They perform live and record as a 5-piece with a highly reputed backing band (credits include supporting Richard Ashcroft and Primal Scream ).
They perform live and record as a 5-piece with a highly reputed backing band (credits include supporting Richard Ashcroft and Primal Scream).
In this way, hip hop producers are more like a rapper's backing band than just a safe pair of hands in the studio, and as such, they often become as famous as the rappers themselves.
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