James Smith

James Smith is an old soul in a young body. A songwriter who aims for a timeless sound, he’s able to blend new techniques with classic tropes, resulting in something completely individual. An early starter, he scored his first hit in his teens, but always felt that something was missing. Now he’s ready to embrace maturity, and start all over again.

James has penned singles that have amassed over 200+ million streams collectively across all streaming platforms - as well as selling out venues across both the UK and Europe. Recently packing out London’s lavish KOKO venue.

Success was instant. Thrown into recording sessions across London and beyond, he was drawn into the orbit of Geeneus – an influential music manager and the founder of pivotal UK radio station Rinse FM. “I did the whole circuit,” he says. “I worked with every songwriter, every producer. And it was fun! The music was OK, but it was always co-written… it was never music that came solely from me.”

Using his home studio, James Smith pushed his production skills to the limit, blending club sounds with his ear for the classic. What emerged is his best material to date – he’s wiping the slate clean, and telling his own st

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