Findlay Brown

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Findlay Brown
Born 1976 (age 38–39)
York, England, United Kingdom
Genres Pop, experimental, ambient
Instruments Guitar, vocals, piano, personal computer
Years active 2000–present
Labels Verve, Peacefrog
Website findlaybrown.com

Findlay Brown is a Yorkshire born, Brooklyn based singer-songwriter and producer. His music is melodic, gentle and intimate, drawing on influences from the rural settings where he grew up. His songs are metaphoric often using nature’s imagery to illustrate the inner conflict in the search for a more truthful way of living.

His debut album "Separated By the Sea" was released in 2007 on Peacefrog Records, England. It was produced by former Simian singer, Simon Lord. Findlay's second solo album Love Will Find You was released in 2010 on Verve Records, US. It was produced by ex-Suede guitarist Bernard Butler.

Slow Light is Findlay Brown’s third solo album release. Co-produced with Danish producer Tobias Wilner with influences drawing from Minimalist music, Sound Tracks, African Music and classic song-writing.

Collaborations & Touring[edit]

Findlay Brown has toured and collaborated with: Bat for Lashes, Erol Alkan, Beyond the Wizard Sleeve, Lovefingers, Fionn Regan, Bert Janch, John Renbourne, Alberta Cross, Au Revoir Simone, Bernard Butler, Sleepy Jackson, Simon Lord, Richard Swift, Taylor Swift, Passenger, Duffy, Barbarossa, Paul Weller, Angus and Julia Stone, at the Warchild Benefit Concert at Brixton Academy with PetShop Boys, Lily Allen, Brendon Benson and Keane. Blue Foundation, Shelby Lynne, Luca C and Brigante, Brendon Lynch, Drivin N Cryin, Carl Barret, Johnny Flynn and many more.

In 2013 Findlay Brown teamed up with Xander Ferreira to form the New York based dj-duo The Happy Show hosting parties bringing African groove to NYC nightlife. At their Output residency in Brooklyn and parties around the world they have created a joyous, ritualistic, dance gathering.

Concerts and touring from (2006-2015) includes all major cities throughout Europe and the US. Findlay has performed at all the major Summer Festivals including: Glastonbury, Redding, Latitude, The Secret Garden, End of the Road, CMJ, SXSW etc.

TV & Media[edit]

Findlay Brown appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman in January 2010 with a full orchestra. Findlay has performed several TV show appearances such as The Late Show with David Letterman, Top of the Pops and TARATATA. Radio support from radio hosts Zane Lowe and Jo Whiley (Radio 1) Ferne Cotton (Radio 2), John Kennedy (XFM), Rita Houston WFUV, KEXP, Deepak Chopra (Sirius Radio).

Findlay Brown has appeared in many major international media and publications, including: The Guardian, Mojo, The New York Times, Vice, The Sun, Vogue, Musicweek, The LA Times, Spin Magazine, Arena, Oprah, Uncut, Word, Drowned in Sound, Stereogum and many more.

His song "Come Home" was featured in a television advertisements for the credit card company MasterCard.[1]

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simpson, Dave (2007-02-16). "Findlay Brown, Separated by the Sea". The Guardian. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 

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