John's album "The Pavement is my Stage" reached No.7 in the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts in 2014 and received a 5 star rating. His acoustic approach compliments his impressive vocal ability which is akin to Passenger with a hint of James Blunt. Radio play nationwide secured him a publishing deal with "Music Wales" who distributed his album to all major Tesco stores across Wales. More recently one of the tracks has been selected for a publishing deal in America.
John has been busking and gigging around the UK for the last 3 years, steadily gaining a dedicated fan base. He currently has 22,000 twitter followers, 17,000 Facebook fans and his YouTube Channel has received over 6 million views.
Through self management, and his pro-active nature, John has supported house hold names such as Olly Murs, Take That, JLS, Stooshe, Little Mix, Alexandra Burke, Union J, Katherine Jenkins, Razorlight, Status Quo, UB40, Lemar, Nizlopi, T'pau, Russel Kane and many more.
John has also picked up a few titles in his short time in the music industry. He came runner up in Open Mic Uk 2012, Won Gloucester Battle of the Bands despite the stripped back nature of his act and also won "Best Acoustic Act" in a UK search to perform at The Isle of Wight Festival.
John first came to many peoples attention when he appeared on The X Factor in 2011 as a Maths Teacher singing "Cannonball" by Damien Rice. He reached the last 12 boys and was widely credited for getting "cannonball" back into the charts. Making chart history as the first time a song has re-entered at a higher position than the original release.