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The notion of mixing classical stringed instruments with electronic beats is not new, in fact it has been something of a Balearic favourite for decades.

Its use can be traced back to the likes of the orchestral stabs of Derrick May's hugely influentialin 1987, through to more recent examples like Dutch DJ of Barber's Adagio for Strings, originally written in 1936.

Clean Bandit's classically trained members Grace Chatto and Neil Amin-Smith have proved the appetite for strings has not diminished and it has already earned them one of the fastest selling singles of the year - Rather Be.