The Invisible Men

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The Invisible Men are a songwriting and music production trio, based in London, who were ranked as one of Music Week's Top Songwriters in both 2011 and 2012.[1] In 2012, the team co-wrote four of the UK's top-selling singles.[2]

They co-produced and co-wrote Iggy Azalea's seven week US #1 single "Fancy (featuring Charli XCX) (which has sold in excess of 3 million copies in the US to date) and her debut single, "Work". They also co-wrote DJ Fresh's UK No. 1 hit "Hot Right Now" (featuring Rita Ora), No. 3 hit "Dibby Dibby Sound" (featuring Ms Dynamite) and Conor Maynard's debut top 5 hits "Can't Say No" and "Vegas Girl". Their catalogue includes Jessie J's hits "Do It Like A Dude", "LaserLight" (feat. David Guetta), "Who's Laughing Now?" and the Noisettes' "Don't Upset The Rhythm" and "Never Forget You". They also supplied the official remix of Coldplay's single "Princess of China" (feat. Rihanna).

The team are Jason Pebworth, George Astasio and Jon Shave. Before forming The Invisible Men in 2008, Jason Pebworth and George Astasio were members of Orson, who sold over a million copies of their debut album, reached No. 1 in both the UK singles and album charts, and received the Brit Award for Best Breakthrough Act 2007. As a former member of Xenomania, Jon Shave contributed to a string of top 10 hit singles, including co-writing "The Show" for Girls Aloud.

Forthcoming releases co-written and co-produced by The Invisible Men include tracks with Joel Compass and Cheryl Cole.

Writer's discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Co-writes and productions:

Year Artist Track UK Airplay Chart
2014 DJ Fresh & Ellie Goulding Flashlight
2014 Joel Compass Girlfriends
2014 Iggy Azalea & Charli XCX Fancy #1 airplay (US)
Top 30 airplay (UK)
#1 US (Billboard Hot 100) [3] 3x Platinum
#1 New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[4] Platinum
#1 Canada (Canadian Hot 100) [5]
#5 (UK Top 40) Gold
#5 Australia (ARIA)[6] 2x Platinum
2014 Dominique Young Unique Throw It Down
2014 DJ Fresh vs. Jay Fay feat. Ms Dynamite Dibby Dibby Sound Top 30 airplay #3 (UK)
2013 Iggy Azalea Work Top 40 airplay #5 (US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs)
#54 US (Billboard Hot 100)
#17 (UK)
#79 Australia (ARIA) Gold
2013 Conor Maynard Animal (feat. Wiley) Top 20 airplay #6 (UK)
2012 DJ Fresh The Feeling Top 20 airplay #13 (UK)
2012 Conor Maynard Vegas Girl Top 15 airplay #4 (UK)
2012 DJ Fresh The Power (feat. Dizzee Rascal) Top 20 airplay #6 (UK)
2012 Jessie J LaserLight (feat. David Guetta) Top 5 airplay #5 (UK) Silver [7]
2012 Conor Maynard Can't Say No Top 10 airplay #2 (UK) Silver [7]
2012 DJ Fresh feat.Rita Ora Hot Right Now Top 10 airplay #1 (UK) Gold [7]
2011 Jessie J Who's Laughing Now (song) Top 30 airplay #16 (UK) Silver [7]
2011 Jessie J Do It Like A Dude Top 10 airplay #2 (UK) Platinum[7]
2010 Gabriella Cilmi On A Mission Top 10 airplay #9 (UK)
2009 Noisettes Every Now And Then
2009 Noisettes Never Forget You Top 10 airplay #20 (UK)
2009 Noisettes Don't Upset The Rhythm Top 10 airplay #2 (UK)
2009 V V Brown Game Over
2008 Sugababes No Can Do Top 10 airplay #23 (UK)
2008 Sugababes Denial Top 15 airplay #15 (UK)
2007 Orson Ain't No Party Top 10 airplay #21 (UK)
2006 Sugababes Easy Top 20 airplay #8 (UK)
2005 Orson Happiness #27 (UK)
2005 Orson Bright Idea Top 10 airplay #11 (UK)
2005 Orson No Tomorrow No. 1 airplay #1 (UK)
2004 Girls Aloud The Show Top 20 airplay #2 (UK)

Remixes:

Year Artist Track
2012 Coldplay feat. Rihanna Princess of China (Invisible Men Remix)

Albums[edit]

Tracks featured on the following albums:

Year Artist Album Tracks Chart
2014 Bright Light Bright Light Life is Easy I Believe, In Your Care, Too Much, Happiness #19 UK Indie Chart
2014 Iggy Azalea The New Classic Work, Fancy, Impossible Is Nothing, Goddess, Walk The Line, New Chick, Don't Need Y'all, Lady Patra, F Love, Rolex, Just Asking #1 US Billboard (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)
#1 US Billboard (Top Rap Albums)
#3 US (Billboard 200)
#2 (Australia ARIA Charts)
#2 (Canadian Albums Chart)
#3 NZ (Official New Zealand Music Chart)
#5 (UK)
2014 Katy B Little Red Next Thing #1 (UK)
2014 Dan Croll Sweet Disarray Wanna Know #26 (UK)
2013 Ellie Goulding Halcyon Days Flashlight #1 (UK) 2x Platinum[7]
2012 Bright Light Bright Light Make Me Believe in Hope Feel It, Waiting for the Feeling, Moves
2012 Girls Aloud Ten On the Metro #9 (UK) Gold [7]
2012 DJ Fresh Nextlevelism Hot Right Now, The Power, The Feeling, Skyhighatrist, Forever More, Don't Tell Me, Fire Over Water #14 (UK)
2012 Conor Maynard Contrast Can't Say No, Vegas Girl, Animal, Take Off, Mary Go Round, Headphones, Better Than You #1 (UK) Silver[7]
2011 Pixie Lott Young Foolish Happy Birthday #18 (UK) Gold[7]
2011 Nicola Roberts Cinderella's Eyes Say It Out Loud, Take a Bite #17 (UK)
2011 David Guetta Nothing But The Beat Repeat feat. Jessie J #2 (UK) Platinum[7]
2011 Jessie J Who You Are Do It Like A Dude, Who's Laughing Now, LaserLight, My Shadow #2 (UK) 4x Platinum[7]
2010 I Blame Coco The Constant Quicker
2010 Olly Murs Olly Murs Love Shine Down, This One's For The Girls, Sophie #2 (UK) 2x Platinum[7]
2010 Gabriella Cilmi Ten On a Mission, What If You Knew, Love Me Cos You Want To, Defender, Robots, Invisible Girl, Let Me Know, Sucker For Love
2009 Noisettes Wild Young Hearts Never Forget You, Don't Upset The Rhythm, Saturday Night, Every Now And Then, 24 Hours #7 (UK) Gold[7]
2009 V V Brown Travelling Like the Light Bottles, Game Over #30 (UK)
2008 Sugababes Catfights and Spotlights No Can Do, Nothing's As Good As You, Hanging On A Star #8 (UK) Silver[7]
2008 Gabriella Cilmi Lessons to Be Learned: Deluxe Edition Round & Round #8 (UK)
2007 Sugababes Change Denial, Undignified #1 (UK) Platinum[7]
2006 Sugababes Overloaded: The Singles Collection Easy, Good To Be Gone #3 (UK) Platinum[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Music Week magazine, 3 February 2012, 31 January 2013
  2. ^ "BBC Radio 1 - The Official Chart, The UK's Top-Selling 150 Singles of 2012". BBC. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
  3. ^ "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History: Billboard Hot 100 Singles". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History: Billboard Canadian Hot 100 Singles". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart". ARIA Charts. 17 March 2014. Archived from the original on 17 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 

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