Performing at the Eska Awards, Poland 2008
|Birth name||Simon John Britton|
|Genres||Pop, synthpop, dance, R&B, hip hop, soul|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, record producer, actor|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, keyboards|
|Labels||Warner Bros. Records, M&G Records, President Records, ZYX Music|
Simon Britton is an English record producer, songwriter and actor. He has sold over 50 million singles and albums worldwide.
Britton was one half of Red Rhythm, the production, songwriting and remix team whose credits include: Ashanti, Aaliyah, Boyz II Men, Sean Paul, Tara McDonald, D-Side, Cutfather & Joe, Run DMC, Liberty X, Kool & The Gang, Eminem, Aggro Santos, Kimberly Wyatt, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Beverley Knight, Melanie C, Michelle Williams, Jimmy Cliff, Ginuwine, Missy Elliott, Sting, Talib Kweli, Timbaland, Usher, Michael Jackson, Leona Lewis and the US R&B hit "Da' Dip" by Freak Nasty.
They were commissioned to compose and produced music for advertising campaigns for brands such as Christian Dior, Nat West, and Puma along with official soundtracks to motion pictures for Universal Pictures, New Line Cinema, NBC, Touchstone Pictures and Disney.
Producer and writer
Britton has gone on to Produce & Work with Artists & Writers including David Gray, Alexandra Burke, Guy Chambers, Nasri, Peter Andre, Victoria Horn, Talib Kweli, Lisa Maffia, Nomfusi, Camo & Krooked, Clean Bandit, Julian Lennon and Phil Rudd of AC/DC.
As Red Rhythm, they were recipient to multiple platinum, gold and silver sales. Britton won the 2010/11 British Television Advertising Awards for Best Use of Recorded Music in the PUMA "Hardchorus" television advertising campaign created by the Droga5 Advertising Agency, New York. The video became a worldwide internet hit, landing 130 million media impressions and spawning an international singing competition between France, England, Germany and Italy, which was also named "Hardchorus".
- "Simon Britton joins PRL for Performer Rights administration!". PerformanceRights.com. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
- "TV star and world-class music producer front competition panel in Birmingham". TheBirminghamPress.com. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
- "DSide – Stronger Together". discogs. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
- Team Michelle Williams. "Michelle Williams | December 2011". YouTube. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- "EGB featuring Michelle Williams | On The Run". Egbmusicpro.com. 27 November 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- Team Michelle Williams. "Michelle Williams | 7 December 2011". YouTube. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- Marc Gabe. "Fantastic Man X Dior Homme-Rotation 'All of Us Will Learn'". FashionTube.com. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
- Barry. "Red Rhythm rocks Costners' "Swing Vote"". MusicSupervisor.com. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
- Rob Copsey. "Why All Together Now should be Christmas No.1, by The Peace Collective: "We are the underdogs"". OfficialCharts.com. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- Liv Moss. "Alexandra Burke, Guy Chambers, Gorgon City and Engelbert Humperdinck for new Christmas charity single". OfficialCharts.com. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- Music Group. "All Together Now: The Peace Collective". DemonMusicGroup.com. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- SingleMinded. "Peter Andre: Press Release". SingleMinded.com. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- Von Manuel Kurzmann. "Simon Britton: ,,Oh mein Gott, Bombe!". Redbull.com. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
- "Red Bull Listening Session: Camo & Krooked pre-sent their new album". Redbull.com. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
- "Clean Bandit and Gorgon City join All Together Now". Music-News.com. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- Getintothis. "The Peace Collective unveil new recording of 'All Together Now' to mark First World War Centenary". Getintothis.com. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- Annemarie Quill. "AC/DC's Phil Rudd on his new life, new love, upcoming tour". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
- "Phil Rudd's record producer arrives by helicopter". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
- Puma Football: HARDCHORUS. ""HARDCHORUS" Online Advert for Puma Football by Droga5". Coloribus.com. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- ""Write the Future" for Nike, "Miss Chief" for Hovis Singled Out at BTAA Craft Awards". Source Creative. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
- "Hooligans Uite for Puma's 'Hardchorus' Euro Song Contest". AdWeek.com. Retrieved 8 February 2016.