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‘A traditional singer-songwriter of the type that we don’t get to see too much of these days, a true storyteller’ - Chris Farlie, W21 Music
‘Simon is a great songwriter, I've always loved his songs but I especially love the direction
his new songs are taking him in...’ - Keren Morrall, Forever British Country
‘Simon is a true example of what can perhaps be described as British Folk Country. His songs are true, his songs are relatable, his lyrics are real and his voice is calm, measured and delightful to listen to.’ - Rik Holmes, Silverball Country
Simon James is an Americana singer-songwriter making huge waves in the UK Country and Americana scene with help of his talent and army of Jammie Dodgers (the nickname his fans have adopted).
The last couple of years alone have seen Simon sign a Record Deal with GingerDog Records, alongside a publishing deal with Strophic Music, record a new album with renowned Record Producer Kevin Duncan, write with talented artists Karine Polwart, Boo Hewerdine, Findlay Napier and Darden Smith and be nominated as 'Horizon Act of the Year' at the British Country Music Awards.
Simon's latest project, new album Happy Ever After - recorded under GingerDog Records and set for release on 28th June 2019, showcases the new direction in his music. With previous releases debuting in the Top 40 of the UK Country Album Chart and Top 10 of the Singles Chart, Happy Ever After is eagerly anticipated by peers, critics and fans alike.
Writing and performing for over 20 years, Simon James recently took a sabbatical to reflect and reinvent his writing. The resulting music, is a true Americana sound, with influences from the worlds of folk, blues and of course, country.
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