Bring your song to life with my unique vocals on your track
Described as sounding like a whole load of artists, English SInger is his own voice....delicate, powerful, raw, smooth... a voice you won't believe!
30 years of live gigging experience
1000's of shows, gigs, sets, slots and more
5 star reviews on two other pro services websites - details available on request
I can create your melody or sing the one you've written.
Harmonies come naturally, dynamics are a breeze.
I play and sing by ear and am pitch perfect
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Interview with English Singer
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I'm proud that I've taught myself to record and play live... I've set up and run over 500 live events and played over 7500 live gigs and everything I've done has been self taught.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A series of songs for a self funding small producer in London The songs are 'pub-rock' style - kind of 1976 Essex I'm also working on my own songs
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I prefer Analogue but use digital as I can't afford analogue yet - Ive spent all my money on digital to be more effective more immediately
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To deliver the best
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Who wouldn't like singing as a job!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you change these words into lyrics I answer that it depends if I can change words and phrases to suit a song, otherwise no.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it's easy - programmes like X Factor and The Voice have made it seem that anyone can be a professional singer
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Is this take what you're after?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Communication is the key - get in touch first please
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Acoustic Guitar Harmonicas Tambourine Song books - my own and covers i play pen and paper
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 25 - 30 years live gigging
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Always leave headroom Always record every take
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Blues/Rock Folk Singer songwriter Roots
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Powerful raw vocals
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A unique voice
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: For a vocals booking I listen to the song from the customer's MP3 version, learn the words and develop the dynamics while walking my dogs . I then go straight into recording vocal takes. I always record every take. I then mix a version for the client to hear - if they approve i send the unedited WAV or AIFF file to them for their use
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Home studio in a quiet house in Finland Soundcraft mixing desk, iMac computer, Logic x and Garageband SE Electronics and Rode condenser microphones Shure SM 57 and 58 microphones Neutriks cables
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Good ones!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Session vocals, melody creation - mainly for songwriters who can't sing.