Tim Myers

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Tim Myers
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Background information
Birth name Timothy Myers
Also known as Tim Myers
Born (1984-11-30) November 30, 1984 (age 33)
Origin Orange, California, U.S.
Genres Pop rock, alternative rock, indie rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, producer
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
  • bass
Years active 2007–present

Tim Myers (born November 30, 1984) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer born in Orange, California.[1] He has had hundreds of songs in TV/Film and Commercials as a solo artist and songwriter. He has 16 Gold and Platinum albums and singles that he has written for or produced. As a solo artist his single "Lover My Love" reached #5 on the Billboard Dance Charts on October 28, 2017. He is a former founding member of the multi-platinum band OneRepublic. He is CEO and founder of Palladium Records, which has signed over 30 artists.

He has also written and produced songs with Capital Cities, Joy Williams (The Civil Wars), Ke$ha, Aloe Blacc, James Arthur, Philip Philips, Hailee Steinfeld, Echosmith, Welshly Arms, Rooney, Ruelle, Michelle Branch, Five For Fighting, Lifehouse, Lenka, Meiko, and others.

In 2017, Myers and James Arthur released a single together "Sorry Don't Live Here." As a solo artist his single "Lover My Love" amassed millions of streams in its debut week and reached #5 on the Billboard Dance Charts. "Under Control" reached #32 on the US Charts.[2] Myers is also known for co-writing, singing, and playing bass in the band OneRepublic from 2004 to 2011. Myers co-write the #2 Billboard hit song "Stop & Stare" for OneRepublic among others. In 2017 Myers released a single with Philip Philips called "Mother" which had over 8 million streams in its debut week.

He made an appearance on The Tonight Show on February 15, 2016.[3] Myers co-wrote the #1 song "Stardust" that reached Gold status for the German artist Lena Meyer-Landrut. Myers also co-wrote and produced "We Are Young", that reached #1 on the Billboard Dance Charts with Vassy.[4] Myers also co-wrote several songs with Joy Williams of The Civil Wars including "The Look Of Love", where he is featured as a vocalist.[5] He co-wrote the OneRepublic hits "Stop and Stare", "All We Are" and "Someone to Save You", among others.[6] "Stop & Stare" reached #2 on the US Charts and #4 on the UK Charts.


Myers co-wrote and produced the song "Hush Hush" for Ke$ha which has been used several times on American Idol.[7] His single "It's My Life" was featured in the campaign for Toyota from 2013 to 2014 [8] He also performed at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Palm Springs[9] and made a guest appearance on The CW's Hart of Dixie.[10] His songs have been featured in the films 21 Jump Street, Friends With Benefits, Magic Mike, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2, Safe Haven, 2 Guns, The Way Way Back, The Dilemma, Hotel For Dogs, Butter, Fired Up! and An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars and TV shows Grey's Anatomy, Ugly Betty, Smallville, Hart of Dixie, Pretty Little Liars, Modern Family, Army Wives and The Michael J. Fox Show.[11] His songs "Brand New Day", "Technicolor", and "Countdown To Xmas" have all been featured in commercials for Target.[12] Myers also co-wrote and produced the song "Bad Things" for Meiko featured in the promos for Real Housewives of New Jersey. The song also appeared on The Vampire Diaries. The song "As Good As It Gets" is featured in Switched at Birth.[13]

Early life[edit]

Born and raised in southern California, music has been a presence in Myers life since an early age.[14] Myers was compelled by piano at five and by age 13, he was introduced to the guitar and bass. Myers soon started writing songs at age 14.[15] His father is a pastor and he was raised singing and playing music in the church.

Early musical career[edit]

In 2002, Myers moved to Los Angeles, California and joined the Interscope/Geffen Records band Limousine. The band was released from their contract within months of beginning work on their debut record.[1]


In 2004, Myers met OneRepublic founders Ryan Tedder and Tedder's high school classmate Zach Filkins, in Los Angeles. Myers played bass in the band from 2004 to 2007, as well as helped compose several tracks on the debut record, including their Billboard hit "Stop & Stare". After signing a deal with Columbia Records, they recorded a number of songs, only to be dropped by the record label shortly after turning in their record. The band went on to become the number one unsigned band on Myspace and soon got signed to Interscope Records under the Mosley Music Group, headed by Timbaland. The band recorded a full album, Dreaming Out Loud and was released on November 20, 2007 in the United States. Myers left the band to pursue a solo career. The band has smashed records with their mega-hit "Apologize", becoming the biggest radio airplay hit in the history of North American Top 40 radio, according to Billboard, and was played more than 10,000 times in a span of a week.[16]

Myers co-wrote two songs featured on OneRepublic's second album Waking Up released on November 17, 2009. Myers co-wrote and played on the songs "Sucker Punch" and "Trap Door".

Solo artist[edit]

In early 2007, Myers released a solo EP titled Revolution EP. The six-song "Revolution EP" was filled with political anti-war songs. The lyrics call for the need to make positive changes in the turbulent times in which we live. The single "World War" reached #3 on the Triple A radio charts.[17] "A Revolution Song" featured vocals from Colbie Caillat.

On January 7, 2008, Myers released a five-song EP called The Good Life EP.[18] The EP featured the song "The Good Life" which was featured in a Saturn commercial.[19] It was also featured in the TV show Army Wives.[20] His song "Brand New Day" was featured in five unique Target commercials [21] and the song "The Lucky Ones" was used in the Google Chrome campaign.[22] The song "Magic" was featured in the film Water Horse Legend of The Deep.[23] The song "Keep on Keeping on" has been featured in several commercials for Chase; his other song "Simply Wonderful" was used in adverts for Hellmann's mayonnaise from 2010 to 2011. Other songs have been featured in several TV shows including "Entwined" in Grey's Anatomy Season 7, "A Magical Season" Grey's Anatomy Season 6, "Momma's Boy" Grey's Anatomy Season 3, "A New World" Off The Map season 1, "A Place We Used To Know" Army Wives season 1, "Get Together" Suburgatory Season 1, "La La Love" Hart of Dixie Season 1, "Money" Castle Season 3, "Simply Wonderful" Ugly Betty Season 4, "The Lucky Ones" Ugly Betty Season 3, and the movie "Beastly" with his song "Today's The Day".[24]

On February 21, 2012, Myers finally released his first full-length solo album titled Technicolor.[25] The song "Under Control" was featured in an ad campaign for Chase Bank [26] "Under Control" began climbing up the radio charts debuting on the Hot AC charts at #85, the next week at #74, and finally peaking at #68.[2] The song "Yes!" was featured in an ad campaign for Wendy's that same year [27] and "Life's A Party" was featured in the film "Friends With Benefits" and the video game "Need For Speed."[28]

In 2014 His song titled "In Spring" was featured in a series of commercials for Rite Aid. He also co-wrote and produced the song "Can't Get Enough" with the artist MoZella featured in the new Chase Bank commercials. His song "Hills To Climb" was featured in promos for the TV show American Dream builders. His song "Young At Heart" was featured in the film and soundtrack for the critically acclaimed film "The Way Way Back." Google did a campaign with his song "Life's Unexpected."

On Jan 6, 2015 he released his sophomore album The Year which received millions of streams. Within two weeks of release the single "Hills To Climb" received over 2 million streams. He received articles and reviews from LA Times, Billboard Magazine, Spin, Vibe, Q, among others. Billboard said, "The Year depicts a story unfolding right in front of your eyes. Tim has said he wanted to make the album "cinematic." and he has accomplished that as The Year is a true auditory-meets-cinematic masterpiece."

Palladium Records[edit]

Tim Myers founded Palladium Records in 2009. By 2015 the record label has 16 different alternative pop artists on its roster. Artists on the roster include: The Unknown, FM Radio, Map The Stars, Lucy & The Cloud Parade, Beach Monster, MoZella, Serengeti, Lenachka, among others. Several of the artists have received millions of streams as well as several placements in film, commercials and television shows.


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