Simon Jaymes - Debut album ‘Wild life’

Photo by Emma Brown

Photo by Emma Brown

Photo by Fred Hunter

Photo by Fred Hunter

Adam Drake, Pat Illingworth, Richard Bundy,Alex Meadows, Tom Peters, Simon Jaymes, Photo by Emma Brown

Adam Drake, Pat Illingworth, Richard Bundy,Alex Meadows, Tom Peters, Simon Jaymes, Photo by Emma Brown

Simon Jaymes

Was Indy award Finalist as Best Male Solo Act back in 2008, Runners up for online magazine and radio station Somojo as ‘Male artist of the year’ in 2010, Finalist as ‘Best Male Solo Artist’ and ‘Best Indie/Rock Artist’ with The People’s Music Awards 2011 and Winner of Raven Black Music’s Exposure Music awards 2011. With influences such as John Martyn, Dave Matthews & Pearl Jam his Debut Album ‘Wild Life’ is uplifting, thought provoking & musically timeless in a highly unique & original way. He lyrically communicates his songs as a storyteller, combining his varied life experiences with fantasy. Simon’s poignant lyrics, vocal hooks & catchy fingerpicker melodies integrate seamlessly with beautiful full-band arrangements. Recorded using only full live takes with minimal overdubs; this eclectic debut album displays his versatility as a singer/songwriter & guitarist covering the genres & sounds of Soul, folk, rock, melodic rock, acoustic, & blues. Simon has classed this album as Acoustic/Rock.

His Single ‘Sailboat’ & Debut album ‘Wild Life’ was released in 2010. Originally inspired by Mentor and Uncle, the late James Martin Rex for whom was known and respected as an accomplished record producer and engineer.

Wild Life Album Credits:

Band members: Simon Jaymes, Adam Drake, Richard Bundy, Pat Illingworth, Alex Meadows, Matt Ruranski Co-Writers: Tam Ward, Adam Drake, Neil Wiliams, Simon Jaymes. Mixed by: Tom Peters, Mastered by Henri Koenig and many many thanks to Rupert Matthews From Monkey Puzzle House and Mum & Dad.

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Simon Jaymes:

Album release ‘Wild Life’ Released by SJH Music Ltd 2010

Single Release ‘Sailboat’ Released by SJH Music Ltd 2010

Featured Singer

Album: Alex Meadows ‘The Inexperienced’ Featured singer on ‘The Statesman’ & appearing on ‘I can’t Stop This Love’ released by Pink Hedgehog Records


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'Wild Life' by Simon Jaymes. Behind the scenes part 1 Photo by Fred Hunter

Part two. Photo by Emma Brown