Damian Wilson

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Damian Wilson in 2007

Damian Wilson (born 11 October 1969, England)[1] is a singer known in the progressive rock genre. He is most known as the lead singer of Threshold, Headspace, and Maiden uniteD and also provides vocals for Star One

Damian was lead singer for Landmarq and recorded four non-Progressive singer-songwriter solo studio albums (Cosmas, Disciple, Live in Rehearsal and Let's Start a Commune). Aside from performing as a solo artist, he has often performed with several guest musicians as the Damian Wilson Band. The last DWB tour was filmed and released on DVD.[2] He has also worked on projects with Ayreon and Gary Hughes. Damian has also worked with Rick Wakeman's English Rock Ensemble, Guy Fletcher, Aina, After Forever, Mostly Autumn and Praying Mantis. He played the lead role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables on their UK National Tour.

In 2007, Wilson returned to Threshold as replacement for lead vocalist Mac for the "Live Reckoning" tour. A new Threshold album came since he left the band in 2012.[3]

He is currently frontman for the Maiden uniteD project.

In November 2011 Damian released a retrospective double album called I Thought The World Was Listening. 1997 – 2011[4] containing 31 remastered songs, including new versions and previously unreleased material.

In March 2012, his first album Cosmas was re-released as Cosmas - Remastered.

Discography[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

  • Cosmas - 1997 (Remastered version released in 2012)
  • Disciple - 2001
  • Live in Rehearsal (live) - 2002
  • Let's Start a Commune - 2003
  • 20 Years Of Avoiding A Job (Dvd) - 2011
  • I Thought The World Was Listening. 1997 - 2011 - 2011
  • Cosmas - remastered - 2012
  • Wedding Song - 2012 (7" vinyl single. B-side contains the same song performed by Alex Sharpe)

With Landmarq[edit]

  • Solitary Witness - 1992
  • Infinity Parade - 1993
  • The Vision Pit - 1995

With Threshold[edit]

With Rick Wakeman and the New English Rock Ensemble[edit]

  • Out Of The Blue (live) – 2001
  • Live in Buenos Aires (DVD) - 2001
  • Out There - The movie - 2003

With Headspace[edit]

With Maiden United[edit]

With Arjen Anthony Lucassen[edit]

With Other Artists[edit]

  • LaSalle – LaSalle – 1993
  • Tales from Yesterday w/Jeronimo Road - 1995 (Lead vocals on the "Starship Trooper")
  • Micha Calvin - Evolution 2 - 1995 (Backing vocals)
  • Shadowland - Mad as a Hatter – 1996 (Backing vocals on "Salvation Comes")
  • Revealing Songs of Yes -2001 (Lead vocals on "Going For the One" & "And You & I")
  • After Forever- Emphasis (Single) – 2001 (Lead vocals on "Imperfect Tenses" & "Who Wants to Live Forever")
  • Shadowkeep- A Chaos Theory – 2001 (Backing vocals)
  • Wicked Sensation- Reflected – 2002 (Backing vocals on "You're the Answer", "Stand Tall", "Highspeed Chase", "The Preacher", "Night on Fire", "Caught in a Fantasy", "Let it Ride", and "Joker in the Pack")
  • Mostly Autumn - Passengers – 2003 (Backing vocals)
  • Gary Hughes - Once & Future King Part 1 - 2003 (Lead vocals on "Excalibur")
  • Aina - Days of Rising Doom – 2003 (Vocals on "Revelations")
  • Shadrane – Neurastasia - 2004
  • Jeronimo Road - Live at the Orange - 2006
  • Resource - More Than a Feeling – 2006 (Single)
  • Bass Bumpers - 2006
  • After Forever - Mea Culpa - 2006
  • Port Mahadia – Echoes in Time- 2007
  • Casual Silence - Lost In Life – 2007 (Guest Vocals)
  • Guy Fletcher – Inamorata – 2008 (Backing Vocals)
  • Galexia – Recidivate – 2008 (Single)
  • Archangel - The Akallabeth - 2009
  • Seti - Discoveries - 2010
  • Unwritten Pages – Part 1. Noah - 2010
  • For All We Know – For All We Know - 2011
  • Peter Gee - East Of Eden - 2011
  • Fughu - Human (The Facts) - 2013 (as Mr. Tloth)
  • Archangel - Tales of Love and Blood - 2013
  • Clive Nolan - Alchemy - 2013
  • Ex Libris - Medea (Song of Discord) - 2014
  • Computer Mind - The Aspie Project - 2014
  • Dave Bainbridge - Celestial Fire - 2014

Films[edit]

  • Guy Fletcher - Sergeant Pepper – My Best Friend vocals/co-written (2004)
  • Guy Fletcher – Spirit Trap - Tie me down (Spirit Trap) vocal/co-written (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ [2][dead link]
  3. ^ "Threshold". Thresh.net. 2014-06-23. Retrieved 2014-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Official website". Damian Wilson. Retrieved 2014-07-28. 

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