James Douglas Cooper

Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer

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I provide lush male harmony backing vocals / intimate lead male vocals for your project in the spirit of the singer/songwriter greats. I can also write your song for you/ co-write. I've written music for others that have become hit singles. I can demo up or produce a finished version of your song to the point where we then just lay your vocal in.

Hey there folks! I'm James Douglas Cooper hailing from Sydney, Australia. I'm a professional songwriter and singer / musician. I've toured in Europe and Australia and played on stages and studios all over the world. I have an ear for melodic hooks and songwriting that has seen work I've written chart in the Australian top 10 for other artists. I've been releasing music for over 15 years. You'll find my work on Spotify just search under my name. The tunes have garnered over 100,000 plays to date.

I can sing backing on your project, I can help write or write your song completely, and I can produce a demo or finished version of your track for you to sing on. I'll gladly play rhythm acoustic or rhythm piano on your tracks and I'm very happy to chat through your project and needs and see what we can work on together!

Artists that have inspired me to create and make music include David Bowie, Beck, Jackson Browne, CSNY, Neil Young, Graham Nash, Eddie Vedder, Scott Walker, Eric Clapton, John Hiatt, Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Lynne, The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, The Beach Boys, Billy Joel, Elton John, Daniel Lanois, U2, Coldplay, Crowded House, Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, Gillian Welch, Bruce Cockburn, The Sleepy Jackson to name a few.

Please drop me a line and let's collaborate and make some noise!

Send me a note through the contact button above.


  • English
James Douglas Cooper – 'Good Mornin' (Got a Lot To Do)'

I was the Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, Producer in this production

Terms Of Service

I retain at least 50% songwriting rights to anything I write. Turnaround is anything from 3 working days to 1 working week depending on your needs.

GenresSounds Like
  • Jackson Browne
  • John Lennon
  • Paul Kelly
Gear Highlights
  • SM7B
  • Guild M24OE
  • Fender Telecaster
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SoundBetter Deal

I'll offer a 10% discount for first time bookings.

  • New Single Good Mornin' (Got a Lot To Do)Nov 09, 2021

    James wrote, performed and recorded the new song 'Good Mornin' (Got a Lot To Do)'. The song was mixed by Emmy award winner Sean Carey. Listen here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5sKn5zhVDNyVZFX293kSIR?si=txH9qPTpSXizT7LxU1ebQg