George Gleeson

Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer

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42 Reviews (39 Verified)
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Award winning Pop & Indie Pop songwriter, whose music has been supported by BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, CLASH, EARMILK, Spotify and Grammy Award winning artist La Roux. I'm just looking to make music i'd listen to again two years from now!

I'm a professional vocalist, songwriter, and producer with 10+ years of experience under my belt. Contact me and let's start working toward something unique!

I've had my music supported by BBC Radio 1, Dermot O'Leary (BBC Radio 2), BBC Introducing, CLASH, EARMILK, Music Weekly, Louder Than War, Atwood Magazine, Record Of The Day, Spotify's 'Alternative Generation' editorial playlist and recently took top prize at the Metropolis Studios sponsored 'B-Side Project' (guest judges including Grammy winner La Roux). For my most recent release, check out my latest track with Fabian Vangelis - "Dancin'" which has now had over 150,000 streams on Spotify.

*All features or use of my name must be discussed and agreed upon before official release*

*Usual turn around is 1-3 days but please specify if you have a hard deadline*

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

42 Reviews - 5 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Franky T.
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    George was really great to work with, very invested in making my tracks the best they could be and both incorporated what I wanted whist also bringing his own ideas! Thanks for bringing my songs to life!

  2. Review by Alexander M.
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    George is great !! is the voice I was looking for. I hope to work with him again. Serious and professional.

  3. Review by Илья Д.
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    Good work!

  4. Review by Doug a.
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    I really enjoyed working with George, he’s a talented guy with an easy going, helpful nature. Communication was easy, he was happy to discuss things and make changes if necessary. Plus the demo sounded great, I’m looking forward to working with him again soon :)

  5. Review by Chris T.
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    George was a pleasure to work with. He has a fantastic versatile voice and was very quick at completing my job. I look forward to working with him on future projects. Highly recommended!!!

  6. Review by Kevin F.
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    Very professional artist

  7. Review by Mark S.
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    Really please with how this turned out, me and George got some really fantastic words thrown together for this record and we're now gonna refine it some more and build it into a proper single. Hes a really talented vocalist, i highly recommend him. Hes professional to work with and delivers on a time constraint too, and we hope to work again with him in the future!

  8. Review by Eric L.
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    George was easy to work with and gave me just what I want! A real pro!

  9. Review by YouGotSoulSingMySong
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    George's voice is fantastic. Opens up many possibilities.

  10. Review by alecness1@gmail.com
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    I am very satisfied with the end product George delivered. He is not only a great singer and producer but also very easy and pleasant to work with. I highly recommend.

  11. Review by D-Reck O.
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    Amazing voice, did a great job at bringing our track to life! Would love to work with him again!

  12. Review by Mark S.
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    Voice like smooth butter, the lad sounds like Bono and he's even more professional. Very prompt work, very creative and able to execute the project vision as intended, would recommend to anybody! Very happy with the results, just what i wanted.

  13. Review by MrDro
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    Great work, delivered on time.

  14. Review by Gio
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    George provided everything I asked for very quickly, and even went above and beyond and added something a little extra that sounded great!

  15. Review by Bill D.
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    George was keen to fully understand the brief and coped with changes to it very well. He was keen to deliver exactly what I wanted which he did. He's got a natural piano and singing style. I recommend!

  16. Review by Eric L.
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    George is super talented and easy to work with.
    He really gets the song and sing like he mean every word. The ID and tone in his voice really adds another dept to the song/lyrics.
    Will do this again!

  17. Review by Jean-ronel S.
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    George has impressed me in many ways. His Skills, Voice, amazing lyrics, very fast and efficient.

    I definitely recomand working with him and will do in my next project for sure.

    Many thanks G

  18. Review by Kendall Sanders
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    always great. George gives very fast results at industry standard. definitely looking forward to more work together

  19. Review by MixedbyB4Lasers
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    great voice speedy response George really delivered for my client.

  20. Review by Jason B.
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    George was great to work with! Super quick turn around time and very accommodating for making a few small edits I suggested. Def recommend!

  21. Review by Tracey G.
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    It was great working with George. He was very professional and easy to work with. He listened to and responded quickly to our feedback and gave us a strong vocal track for our project. We would be happy to work with George again and recommend him to others.

  22. Review by Scott Moores
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    always a pleasure working with George!! He has a real talent:)

  23. Review by Dominic K.
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    George did an outstanding job, he is an excellent vocalist and brings creative feeling to the song to take it to the next level.
    Will definitely hire George again!

  24. Review by Scott Moores
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    Another Fantastic Project with George!

  25. Review by Arun
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    George has been highly professional to work with, absorbs the vision and delivers what the song demands. He haas given me an additional guide vocals too. highly recommended.

  26. Review by Scott Moores
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    Second project with George! and great results again. Unbelievable voice and lyrics>) Highly recommend.

  27. Review by Scott Moores
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    Super happy with George! really great voice and catchy lyrics to go with it>) I would recommend for sure!!

  28. Review by Henrik B.
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    Great singer and easy to work with! Thanks!

  29. Review by Paapa
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    I worked with George to create an emotional single for my wife's new project and what he was able to do, and the speed in which he did it was amazing. I gave him a specific reference track for inspiration, and he nailed the overall vibe and instrumentation, but created a brand new piece of music. I am a huge fan of his - Thank you George!

  30. Review by Doma Schrank
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    George is very accurate, fast and does great vocals! Great voice!

  31. Review by Kendall Sanders
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    absolutely great! very professional & fast to respond / quick to work. george wrote lyrics for a song that I never could've come up with myself & he molded his style to mine perfectly

  32. Review by Csaba F.
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    George is a brilliant vocalist with a very sensitive voice. He understands what the producer wants and his vocal performance takes the song into the next level.

  33. Review by Don P.
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    Excellent! It turned out perfect..Thankx Bro!!

  34. Review by James G.
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    George is absolutely brilliant to work with. His voice is incredible and really hope i can work with him again.

    10/10 - amazing! Thank you again!

  35. Review by Loving Arms
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    Professional, creative, kind and fast!
    Was really nice to work with George!
    We will definitely work together in the future!

  36. Review by Mariami
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    Pure magic! George's voice is so commercial, inviting and mesmerizing. Feel lucky to have gotten his vocals for a project in a pinch. He came through fast, efficiently and with excellence! Look forward to more projects in the future.

  37. Review by Terry A.
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    George did a wonderful job tuning some very tough vocal tracks. Highly recommended!!!

  38. Review by Sophie H.
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    George was fantastic, he followed my directions clearly and we are so happy with the results. What an amazing voice :)

  39. Review by D.j. P.
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    George is a musical genius. If you get a chance to work with him you are lucky. It is very rare to come across someone so talented at songwriting with such a mature and quality ear for production. He produced our lead single off our debut album; which may end up getting us nominated for a JUNO award this year! Thank you George! dj

  40. Review by Fabian Brendel
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    Worked with George several times now, he smashes writing and singing all the time! Turnaround time is incredible. Just check out „Dancin‘“ by George Gleeson & Fabian Vangelis and you‘ll be amazed within seconds!
    Totally recommended X

  41. Review by Jason B.
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    When I hired George, I was nervous! I had a specific vision for a song and I had never before hired a songwriter/topliner to finish something for me. Interacting with George was great - we vibed right away and he delivered top notch work, quickly. Only a couple of minor revisions, and the final product was better than I imagined. I recommend George in a heartbeat!

  42. Review by D.j. P.
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    George is a phenomenal producer/songwriter. He's exceptional at capturing guitar and bass tones and arranging synths. His understanding of music theory and production elevates any song he works with. He's been showcased on the BBC and endorsed by international artists (i.e. La Roux). He is professional and conscientious to any music project he works with. We're lucky we could work with him!

Interview with George Gleeson

  1. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  2. A: Coming from a small town in the UK i decided at the age of 17 to move to Brighton to pursue my dream to make music. I decided the best way to find musicians was to take up a course at BIMM in music composition, and shortly after this i began releasing music with my first serious indie pop project - Aniseed Treats. Upon graduation i started up my second serious project JUNG, which had a focus around electronic pop and exploring the idea of blending classic songwriting with modern production. Then in late 2017, my latest project Twilight Driving started and we've already released a series of singles. Alongside all of this I have been busy toplining and producing for independent artists, building a home studio and growing a catalogue of songs.

  3. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  4. A: Charlie Puth. I was listening to an interview with him on 'And the writer is' (which is a great podcast) and his entire songwriting/production workflow is fascinating. For instance, the guitar in "Attention" was recorded on an iPhone! I think there is a lot to be said from someone who is able to use a phone recording in a Top 40 pop record.

  5. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  6. A: This is a difficult one, but I always try to bring an honesty to each project I work on.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: This always varies client to client, but typically, I start off by asking the client for a selection of reference tracks and lyrical themes. I will get as much information as possible, and then will record some 'Sketches' to show the client to make sure i'm on the right track.

  9. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  10. A: I'm constantly inspired by each years wave of new artists, currently i'm really into: Kendrick Lamar, Raye, Charlie XCX, Lana Del Rey, Catfish and The Bottlemen, The 1975, and Clean Cut Kid. The artists and music professionals who have been serious influences upon me have: Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Rick Rubin, The Beatles, and David Bowie.

  11. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  12. A: Most of the time I write lyrics and top-lines for pop, indie pop, electronic styles of music. I also write full songs for clients to release, sometimes this will be an entire production or just the chords, lyrics and melodies. It's always important to me that the client puts their own stamp on the song!

  13. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  14. A: I will do my very best to get that sound in your head into a record.

  15. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  16. A: Meeting and working with so many different people.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: Quite a few, but a few important ones are: What's your deadline? Who are your influences? Are you using this song to pitch or release? Are you open to re-writes or are in love with the current arrangement?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Be as specific about what you want as possible. When someone provides me with reference tracks, chord charts and the story behind a song, it's a perfect situation.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: A laptop, microphone, interface, keyboard and headphones. All very simple bits of gear but you can do pretty much anything with them!

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Emotive music combined with honest lyricism.

  25. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  26. A: EQ is one of the most important steps in music production! Always EQ first and do so subtractively, get your sample/stem to sound as close to finished as possible. Doing this at an early stage in your production will help your mix have clarity and speed up that final mix down.

  27. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  28. A: I tend to work on pop, indie pop and indie rock; but have also completed projects focused around jazz, film, country, house and EDM.

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: My ability to affectively communicate with a client to achieve their vision. Before starting your project we'll chat over email or skype in detail about your influences, reference tracks, instrumentation and even vocal register to pin point the exact sound you're looking for. This doesn't only make your project sound better but they are completed faster, which is vital when working to strict deadlines.

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Terms Of Service

- Can work to strict deadlines and deliver high quality audio. - Will do a fair amount of revisions with no additional charge. - Provide both dry and processed stems.

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  • Check out my website!Apr 08, 2017

    Hey,

    I've only just joined SoundBetter and am really looking forward to working with all you amazing people! Send me a message with your project and budget, or head over to my website.

    https://georgegleeson.com/

    Cheers,

    G