George Simpson, is one of the top independent singer/songwriters in the UK. George is highly regarded by BBC Introducing with 9 songs aired on the show in the past two years, with three tracks being pushed on to the 'Best of BBC Introducing show hosted by Mark Forrest. As a unsigned Independent artist George has reached eye catching heights with BBC Radio 2 spot plays on the Jeremy Vine show, Graham Norton show & Good Morning Sunday with single's ‘Never Leave Out In the Rain' (2013) and 'The Bottle' (2015)
“Remarkably talented” - BBC INTRODUCING (Dean Jackson)
His his pop/rock debut album ‘Playing for Strangers’ received track downloads in 28 countries around the globe and total downloads to date is in excess of 6000. Playing for strangers also hosted two tracks 'Crazy & Open Door' which which had sync success ABC TVs' US prime time show 'General Hospital and Channel 4's Hollyoaks.
More recently George's new album ‘Get on this Ride’ was released and is clear progression and another example of George’s superb songwriting craft. It hit 31 in the i-Tunes album charts in the first week of it's release following a 350 sell out crowd for the album launch at Melton Mowbray Theatre.
George has performed live on numerous BBC shows with the highlights being, BBC London’s Simon Lederman show and BBC Radio 2’s prime time Jeremy Vine show. George will also be supporting Gareth Gates on his UK tour this summer with other notable dates including Ronnie Scott's (London) and Jools Hollands Jam House (Birmingham).
George's Spotify streams have now reached 1/4 million as he continues to grow his audience and try and walk great steps as a DIY artist.