Richard James is a singer/song writer from Devon UK currently based in south west London .
Whilst studying Pop and Jazz Richard James has been writing, performing and producing his own material. Richard soon discovered that his original sound was enjoyed by audiences up and down the country from the depths of Devon and Cornwall to packed clubs in London.
Creating a sound that is uniquely his own, Richard James says he draws inspiration from all music! “Sometimes I’ll hear a song that has a great melody, other times the lyrics will speak out to me. All music can be influential, I just sift through it until I’m inspired”
Richard’s Soulful/Acoustic/Pop style is infectious with every tune staying with you days after you first hear them. His gigs have been rapidly growing in popularity, along with his fan base online through Facebook, Twitter & Myspace. Richard continues to be in demand for private booking’s and corporate functions.
Live radio interviews and acoustic live lounge sessions with BBC Radio Devon & Radio Exe have further enhanced his profile. Recently Richard has been showcasing his music at venues such as The Embassy Mayfair, Sanctum Hotels & Freedom Bar Soho, The Regal Room Hammersmith, The Half-Moon Putney, London.
In the Summers of 2009/2010 Richard spent time at Martin Levan’s Red Kite Studio in Wales recording his first 13track Album, entitled ‘Waiting for The Call’,
“This is an album full to the brim of singles, not fillers! Very hooky, great melodies, real pop/rock music played with real instruments, and an excellent vocal that is exceptionally clear, smooth!”
Adam Isaac: The Voice UK 2012.