Hi, I am Stephen.

Vocalist, Composer, Producer . Working in genre's from pop to classical.
As a vocalist/songwriter I have been working pro for over 10 years. Recording in the UK,America,Japan,Australia. I also compose music for TV/Game/Film working on pieces for documentaries to dramas. I look forward to collaborating with you.

LATEST REVIEWS:

- KINGS OF A&R: 'Sims is gifted with an amazing voice'

- MARCELLA DETROIT (SHAKESPEARE SISTER 'STAY'): 'I felt your passion,really good'

- EQ MUSIC : 'A voice that is liquid golden in purity and delivery'

- CAESAR LiveNLoud : 'He has such a good voice and the song is beautiful'

- THE SONIC REVERIE: 'His songwriting talent, once again, defies his youth'

SIMMS is an exciting, critically acclaimed vocalist/composer. Having performed to thousands of people in venues that include The Millennium Stadium,The Pheasantry, Oxford Streets 100 Club, The Troubadour, The Roof Gardens Kensington, Rockwood Music Hall (New York), The Delancey (New York).
He has found recent commercial success with his co-written song 'Tell Me'. A composition with american artist Valerie Broussard - the song charted Top 10 in Grammy-nominated DJ, Al Walser's radio playlist - syndicated globally throughout America. Following this he has been working with top billboard charting songwriter Curtis Richardson.
Simms has most recently been working with producers in Sweden, Denmark, US, UK, Aus, NZ, Italy following pending releases in different outlets. Including being asked to commision a piece for Bafta winning director Danney Mulloys' film 'Home'. The film is backed the United Nations and recently had its first preview at the sxsw film festival 2016.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • LOGIC PRO X
  • Spitfire Audio
  • ProjectSAM
  • Cinestrings
  • Cinesamples
  • EWQL
  • Rode
  • Focusrite

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

Time of project will be discussed fully with client.

Additional costs to be discussed.

Reviews of Stephen S

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_wallpaper_011 day agoby

    Stephen has got a unique and wonderful voice that would enhance any production. Generally easy to work with as well. Definitely loved having him on this track. Highly recommended. :)

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar4 days agoby

    Stephen is brilliantly musically creative, and produces exquisitely rich and complex music to tell powerful stories with the lyrics I give him.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_fullsizeoutput_2656 days agoby

    A young and vibrant vocal, great to work with.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar10 days agoby

    Fast, professional, will do repeat business. Recommended!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_993337_566286570105403_1439281044_n11 days agoby

    I was really enjoyed working with Stephen. Great project! Excellent communication.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar15 days agoby

    Stephen Sims consistently sets such high standards, it's simply mind- boggling. We feel so privileged and proud to have Stephen perform on one of our albums.
    We'll keep coming back for more...That's for sure.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup18 days agoby

    Look no further - you have found your singer here. Simms is fantastic!!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_steven18 days agoby

    Another great job, thanks!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar19 days agoby

    I like Stephen's approach and attitude towards working around a composition and he grants a pleasing outcome and you are awarded with an excellent experience and communication within this process.I highly recommend Stephen.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_jmlcolor24 days agoby

    Amazing

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_me_selfie25 days agoby

    It's always a pleasure to work with Stephen. So happy to have his amazing voice on my EP. He is also very profesional.Thanks dude

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar27 days agoby

    Stephen Simms has a real talent. As a singer he is one of the best I have ever worked with and he has genuine enthusiasm for what he does. He is also a great arranger and producer and I am so pleased I found him. I hope we will be working together a lot more in the future.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_img_1836about 1 month agoby

    Very talented and hardworking! Excellent writer and singer! Highly recommend!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motionabout 1 month agoby

    I told Sims this was utter perfection and those words alone do not do it justice!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_ammar_studioabout 1 month agoby

    fantastic job, amazing voice

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_me_bestabout 1 month agoby

    I more than enjoyed working with Stephen. He is a brilliant composer and singer. His arrangement on my song is so fantastic I will certainly work with him in the future. He turned just a few lyrics into a symphony! My song is epic and just what I needed. "Christ The King" turned out wonderful I will treasure it forever. I highly recommend Sims.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatarabout 1 month agoby

    Helped us with some voiceover for Youtube videos. Very timely and much appreciated good communication from Stephen. Job well done!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motionabout 1 month agoby

    Simms is a world class talent! No words do justice to describe the work he did on this song! Speechless!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatarabout 1 month agoby

    Loved his voice. It is like Mercury. Amazing work and believe me he did it in just 2 days!! With the best professional quality. You can never find a single fault in his work. I bet you. Great Job Stephen and thank you very much for your patience and professionalism.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatarabout 1 month agoby

    Stephen Simms is top quality in all ways: music, vocals and creativity. He always delivers a fantastic musical product for the lyrics and story I give him.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar2 months agoby

    If you are looking for world class results, you need look no further. Stephen Sims brings passion, emotion and dedication to every new project. And as for his talent.....it's simply amazing!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_jonny_orange2 months agoby

    Stephen is such a talented, friendly and hard-working guy! Thanks for being amazing, Stephen! :-)

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_522884_409767645722110_12780106_n2 months agoby

    Exceptional vocalist and a great guy to work with!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar2 months agoby

    This guy has an extraordinary voice - great range and true musicality. Can't wait to work with him again.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_img_80262 months agoby

    1. Fab Voice. 2. Worked super-hard to make sure we got just what we wanted on "California Soul" 3. Heck of a nice guy. Thanks so much! (PS Hire Stephen: You'll be glad you did!)

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_mixingdeskbg3 months agoby

    Working with SIMMS was a pleasure, he is always enthusiastic and professional. Able to offer great suggestions and keep me informed of file delivery, and recording dates. He is a great vocal talent. Highly recommended!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    SIMMS has a fantastic gift of talent for making music. He is endlessly creative and energetic, and he develops innovative music for any lyrical story I send him. Looking forward to more.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    Excellent performance and great to work with.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    Amazing job. Friendly, efficient and awesome singer/songwriter!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    Hey SIMMS, you've done it again! Full marks for professionalism and sheer quality. Simply brilliant...
    We can't wait to do the next song with you!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup3 months agoby

    On a scale of 1-10 Simms consistently gives you an 11.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_plusamanagement3 months agoby

    Simms is great. He gets what you want for your song and then he researches to make sure he excels. He is also willing to help beyond what is required. Great guy, great singer.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    Working with SIMMS was a fantastic experience. He completely nailed the song, blowing us away with his harmonies and spot-on phrasing. Highly recommended in every regard.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_si__1_-33 months agoby

    He was totally able to understand what I was demanding and gave it to me perfectly. Easy workflow. Recommended!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    Outstanding experience ...
    marvelous Voice ...
    If you are looking for superb talent ... you are in the right place

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    Simms is have great vocal so friendly good team work,
    have a good talents, perfectly understand about producer
    we have a good experience
    thanks you so much

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup3 months agoby

    I encourage anyone reading this review to book a session and have Simms sing your song now. A talent like his is rarely available to the pubic. You don't want to miss out on this opportunity. He is amazing!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

    Great job Simms! Thank you!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_lipr06764 months agoby

    Stephen Simms has a wonderful voice that can add the final polish to any track. Prompt and professional, he delivered ahead of schedule and kept me informed every step of the way. Highly recommended.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion4 months agoby

    Simms is just an incredible talent. I really enjoy working with him

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar4 months agoby

    SIMMS is always musically innovative and versatile. Once again, he wrote fantastic music for the lyrics I gave him.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar4 months agoby

    SIMMS is very musically gifted and inventive. Make that very times 100. Love his work! He took my lyrics and wrote fantastic music yet again.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup4 months agoby

    Always an outstanding performance from Simms. He is one of the best male vocalists that you'll find.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion4 months agoby

    Simms makes every song he does, unique and different. You can tell he puts his soul into it. Couple that with a majestic voice and you could not ask for more

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar4 months agoby

    I cannot speak more highly of SIMMS and strongly recommend working with him. He has amazing talent as a vocalist, a beautiful voice and a very professional work ethic. I really look forward to our next project with SIMMS!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion4 months agoby

    Simms is wonderful to work with. I have done too many songs to count and appreciate his flawless vocals and arrangement

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar5 months agoby

    Amazing voice and abilty to put the right feeling in the vocals. Works fast and is very patient to get the best possible result. 5 stars!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar5 months agoby

    SIMMS is a real Pro. Willing to go the extra mile, and then some. A real "whatever it takes" kind of guy. Very helpful, and extremely talented....a wonderful combination.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_dsc000865 months agoby

    Very, very professional. Let me know when he started working, and kept me up to date with his progress. Definitely recommend him for future projects!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion5 months agoby

    Simms is a unique and one of a kind talent. With each song we do together, his vocal style is different and tailored to the song. Thanks once again, Simms!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar5 months agoby

    Simms is very easy to work with he did exactly what i needed with his own touch on top ! Thanks!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup5 months agoby

    If you are looking for a male vocalist that can deliver brilliance, then you have no further to look than Simms. He never disappoints.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup5 months agoby

    SIMMS is exceptional!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar5 months agoby

    Great work! Simms has got it going on. Made this song come together!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion6 months agoby

    Simms took a song called pain and made it into such a gorgeous tortured ballad. Each time I work with him, he reaches new heights of brilliance

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion6 months agoby

    Simms is a master vocalist and artist. He uses his beautiful vocal skills in a way that tells a story that the written word alone never could. I am in awe

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar6 months agoby

    Besides his amazing voice, SIMMS is really a talented music composer. He creates soaring orchestral instrumentation and delivers sound tracks more than my expectation. Thanks for writing such beautiful and memorable music for "Do You Hear The People Sing" - Vietnamese version.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_img_14686 months agoby

    Great vocalist. Works until he got it exactly as I wanted it. I recommend him as your vocalist. He delivered the passion I was looking for on this song. Kudos

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar6 months agoby

    SIMMS makes music that is highly energetic and very inventive. He took my lyrics and their story and produced a fantastic song that is powerful, mysterious and smooth. Excellent as always!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion6 months agoby

    another classic track by Simms - amazing artist

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_don_photo_37 months agoby

    Jake is always willing to go above and beyond to make his clients happy. He is a real pleasure to work with.. He is versatile and an outstanding talented musician..I highly recommend him and look forward to our next project together!😎

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion7 months agoby

    I have had the pleasure of working with Simms a few times now. Amazing talent and this is beyond a doubt his best work yet. His vocal range is astonishing. Closest thing to perfection I have heard yet!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar7 months agoby

    Simms is happy to help out and open to revisions. A great one to work with.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar7 months agoby

    This job took a bit longer than anticipated and SIMMS was very professional in his approach to the project. He was not happy with his first attempt and he felt the song needed more time to get it right, which I agreed to! I really appreciated his honest approach and he has done a marvellous job. We will definitely work together again. What a voice!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_don_photo_38 months agoby

    SIMMS is a real talent..outstanding..great creative ideas! A pleasure with which to work!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar8 months agoby

    It was a pleasure to work with SIMMS. He involved in our project and give it his best.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_img_14888 months agoby

    I listened Simms audio sample «Sold Out» and knew that he has the perfect voice for a specific Airvox song. And honestly, he delivered an incredible emotional vocal performance which perfectly fulfilled my vision. He is an extremely talented singer with much enthusiasm for the project. It's a great pleasure to proceed this wonderful collaboration!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_jmlcolor8 months agoby

    Like always Simms delivers quality. A really great singer and songwriter.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_don_photo_38 months agoby

    Simms is a very talented vocalist and a true professional..his work is always worth waiting for and his turn around time is pretty good as well. Stylistically he is versatile and knows what to do..a true pleasure to work with. Look forward to our next project together SIMMS, thanks again....Don

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar8 months agoby

    Simms is very professional and has an amazing voice. I definetely want to work with him again in the near future.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar8 months agoby

    Great singer, amazing voice, outstanding performance and easy to work with. He pushed our song to a new level.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup8 months agoby

    World class vocals! Always excited to hear his take on a song, he never disappoints!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_dsc_30638 months agoby

    After working with SIMMS, there's only one thing you can say: WOW!!!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup8 months agoby

    I had written a song that was very important to me...there was only one person that I truly trusted to do it justice...once again SIMMS gave it his all! Thank you SIMMS for an outstanding performance!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_don_photo_38 months agoby

    What an unbelievable talent. Needs no direction, and cranks em out fast. Professional and accommodating. Thank you!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar8 months agoby

    Simms is a great vocalist and a professional. Will be happy to work with him again.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_don_photo_38 months agoby

    What a Pleasure with which to work!!! Professional and efficient and he knew exactly what I wanted and nailed it! Definitely will work with you again.
    Thanks for taking it to a whole new level.....Don

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar8 months agoby

    Simms is a great singer. He can sing effortlessly higher than most male singers. On top of that he will work with you and make sure you are happy with the vocal part. I highly recommend him.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_jmlcolor9 months agoby

    Always a pleasure to work with. A great singer!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup9 months agoby

    Always great to work with SIMMS, a real pleasure!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion9 months agoby

    great vocalist - wonderful job

  • Verified Review (Client)Listing_thumb_fidelitorium-129 months agoby

    Outstanding singer and producer. I had the pleasure of mastering a project for SIMMS that was very well done and a joy to work on. Looking forward to hearing more down the road.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar9 months agoby

    It was an extreme pleasure working with SIMMS on our first dance song for our wedding! He is a talented musician with an attentive ear. He responded quickly and thoughtfully to all of our comments and messages, even though he was working in the UK and we were in San Francisco! And more importantly, SIMMS had the perfect voice for our song!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar9 months agoby

    Simms is extremely talented. He completed an outstanding soundtrack for our movie. He composes, he writes, he sings and he plays. He does them all so well! He has a wonderful voice and we have a title song for our movie that is a stunner. He is a hidden talent and I consider myself lucky to have found him.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar9 months agoby

    SIMMS has a very highly energetic style to his music, and it shines through one again. His work is excellent, and he understands the emotion of the story behind my lyrics. SIMMS is also very versatile, able to convey different emotions with power.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar9 months agoby

    SIMMS has a great voice. He is professional and is easy to work with. I'll be happy to work with him again.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup9 months agoby

    I have now done 4 songs with Simms. Every single time he has given the project his full attention. His passion and talent are breathtaking as he pours his heart and soul into each song. Everyone asks me - "Who is the singer?!?!" Thank you Simms!!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_steven9 months agoby

    Amazing Voice and great interpretation! Amazing record quality.
    Hope to work with SIMMS again.
    Thanks!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_andy_motion9 months agoby

    great job - fast and well done. beautiful vocals

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar10 months agoby

    I just love the result! Amazing voice, great quality and super nice to work with. Thanks again, hope to work with SIMMS again!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup10 months agoby

    You will not be disappointed with SIMMS!! He goes the extra step and delivers. He is a true artist and his passion and dedication show in every project. I will use him many more times without a doubt.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_jmlcolor10 months agoby

    Great job, very professional.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_fb_img_143158963682510 months agoby

    Quick and professional, will use again.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_dsc_306310 months agoby

    SIMMS is an amazing songwriter and a singer, with a sublime passionate voice. His delivery was on time and communication is fast and fluent. The final product was of high quality. Definitely worth it!!!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar10 months agoby

    Amazing voice. Amazing interpretation & feeling. Amazing harmonies and adlibs Dope performance & record quality. True Artist. Thank you SIMMS.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar10 months agoby

    Amazing voice. Amazing interpretation & feeling. Amazing harmonies and adlibs Dope performance & record quality. True Artist. Thank you SIMMS.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_fb_img_143158963682510 months agoby

    It was quick and easy working with Simms. A high quality product that fitted the brief given. Would use again.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar11 months agoby

    Very Professional and Patient, gave me exactly what I was looking for!

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar11 months agoby

    SIMMS took my lyrics and their story and breathed a magical melody into the words, bringing them to life, in a way that is far better than I could have imagined. I look forward to working together again.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_paul_wall11 months agoby

    SIMMS delivered an excellent music composition with very high quality production. Clear and regular communication throughout which was fantastic. A super talented guy who I'm looking forward to doing a lot more with.

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_soundcloud_profile_pic_touchup12 months agoby

    Simms did a fantastic job of interpreting the lyrics and adding some of his personal touches to give the song just what it needed. He was able to get the project completed very quickly. Great job!!

  • Listing_thumb_avatar_2less than a minute agoby

    Ive had a great experience working Stephen. Very talented guy and also someone who is willing to go a step further. Excellent communication. Recommended!

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What's your strongest skill?
My strongest two skills are production and vocals. I have been a vocalist for many years now and I pride myself on knowing my way round a studio. I know the time needed to create studio level recordings and I know how to achieve that. This has come from years of working with top vocal coaches and with producers in studios globally.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring my creative inspiration and ideas. Every producer has their own unique vision and soundscape. I would say I can bring an honesty and realism to apiece. I like to create music that really speaks to people in different ways regardless of genre.
What's your typical work process?
I like to start with finding out exactly what the client wants with the project. I can then see how we can both move forward. Before any full production stage, I like to take the piece back to scratch and find out what I need to bring to it. This differs with each project but I like to update my client as I go so they can see a natural, progressive workflow.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
With my TV/film pieces I am extremely inspired by Hans Zimmer, who I believe is a genius of sound design and instrumentation. Melodically I am huge fan of Danny Elfman, I also have a love for his arrangements. For contemporary pop or dance I am inspired by Depeche Mode, HURTS, Pet Shop Boys and Elton John . I like melody and soul within music & if that can be married with a great production I want to get on board.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I have a small but well equipped studio set up. I also use a local studio for further detailed mixing/mastering. I use a modified Rode NT2-A mic with a Focusrite Pre-amp. Logic PRO X is my main DAW. I have all of the latest top quality VST'S including Orchestral Tools - Spitfire Audio - Cinestrings - EWQL - WAVES - Spectrasonics. My studio is small butvery well equipeed for what I need to execute big projects.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I've been lucky to have varied work. From session work which is a high-level quick turnaround job; collaborating on tracks as a featured vocalist - writing the top-line, lyrics; composing for TV documentaries and producing artists E.P. Its been very varied. Which I think is musically and technically good for any musician/producer.