Genre: Acoustic / Blues / Soul
Location London, Un
Profile Views: 59950
Last Login: 9/19/2012
Member Since 8/7/2009
Type of Label Unsigned
BioMostly known as an actor, Oliver first appeared on the big screen in What A Girl Wants (Warner Bros. 2003). He played Ian, a musician with 5 on screen performances, covering songs like James Browns Get Up Offa That thing and Frank Sinatras Way You Look Tonight. More popular however, were two original tracks Long Time Coming and The Greatest Story Ever Told which featured on the movie sound track... Going on to be involved with other prominent movie and television projects, and working for established studios and production companies such as Paramount Pictures, New Line Cinema and the BBC, Olivers primary focus was on breaking through as an actor... However as time passed and more and more questions kept surfacing about a possible music career, he began to write and record his own material. 'There were a lot of music opportunities available to me after finishing What a Girl Wants (starring Amanda Bynes and Colin Firth) and Raise Your Voice (Hilary Duff), but none of them seemed like they'd necessarily be right for me. I felt I was too young to create the kind of material that i'd be happy performing. I was always concerned about the longevity of any potential career and It's only now after a few years of experiencing life and growing as a person that i feel I'm ready to release the music i've been writing'. Oliver is currently based in the UK and is focused on developing his craft in both music and acting.
Influencesokay... Arcade Fire, Artic Monkeys, Blur, Bon Jovi, Tracy Chapman, Eric Clapton, Coldplay, Crowded House, Brett Dennen, Bob Dylan, Elbow, Fleet Foxes, Franz Ferdinand, Fleetwood Mac, Marvin Gaye, Gorillaz, David Gray, Al Green, Green Day, Hard-Fi, Jimmy Hendrix, Iron And Wine, Michael Jackson, James, Jamiroquai, Justice, Elton John, Kaiser Chiefs, Kasabian, Keane, Carol King, Kings of Convenience, Kings Of Leon, Lenny Kravitz, Led Zeppelin, Bob Marley, John Mayer, Modest Mouse, Mowtown, Muse, Nirvana, Oasis, Pink Floyd, Daft Punk, Queen, Radiohead, Razorlight, Otis Reading, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics, James Taylor, The Beatles, The Eagles, The Killers, The Kinks, The Kooks, The Strokes, The Verve, The Who, Travis, U2, Van Morrison, Rufus Wainwight, White Denim, Paul Weller, Stevie Wonder and i'm sure i've forgotten some...
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