Milky Chance is a German folk group originating from Kassel. It consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Clemens Rehbein, bassist and percussionist Philipp Dausch, guitarist Antonio Greger and drummer Sebastian Schmidt. Their first single "Stolen Dance" was released in April 2013, peaking at No. 1 on charts in multiple countries including Austria, Belgium (Wallonia), Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Poland, and Switzerland.
Incorporating elements of folk, reggae, and jazz. USA Today describes the band as "singer-songwriter with electronic beats". The music publication Noisey wrote, "The pair masterfully combines house and electronic beats with reggae and R&B influences; the lyrics, though, could have been written by a folk singer". The band has cited diverse artists as influences, including reggae and rock artists such as Bob Marley, Ray Charles and John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The band used a relatively simple equipment setup in the studio, and their debut releases were recorded in 2013 with only a MacBook Pro, a guitar, a microphone, and Logic Pro. Some of the guitars such as Framus Mayfield Custom Electric Guitar.