New single “Slide” was added to Spotify New Music Friday lists in Germany, Switzerland,Norway,Denmark & Iceland!
With a sound influenced by greats like Jeff Buckley and Neil Young to more modern songwriters like Hozier and Matt Corby, Simon Alexander is taking on the Singer/Songwriter – Folk//Pop/Indie scene bringing his profound lyrics and heartfelt melodies.
Simon Alexander was born and raised on the west coast of Sweden. From early years the interest for music was immense, and Simon spend the majority of his time as a drummer in various constellations while writing on his own material behind closed doors.
It was first in 2015 with the release the single ‘Cold Shiver’, in a project called Distant City Light, that Simon first outed his songwriting. Following that he moved south to Malmö where he continued his music studies, and started working on his own solo project.
In the summer ’16 he met with Tobias Ekqvist (Hurricane Love) and began working on the debut EP together at Studio Sunnanå. After months of collaboration the songs were mixed in studio, and mastered by Brian Lucey (Magic Gaden Mastering)
February 15th 2017, the debut EP titled – Won’t Be Found – was self-released world wide which led to interest from various labels. Finally REHN MUSIC GROUP had him him signed. – Debut single as a signed artist is “Slide“ Out now!
(Reviews „Won´t Be Found“ EP – self release – 2017)
“…Meet Your New Swedish Indie/Folk Maestro Simon Alexander…
If you like Hozier, Neil Young, and Matt Corby, then you should definitely keep Simon under your radar.“
“By channeling Jeff Buckley and Matt Corby-like vibes, his heartfelt piece of folky-pop-rock wouldn’t be out of place on a Mumford & Sons album!..“
– Kickass Indie Jams
“the three tracks resonate magnificently in the present folk music current. More recently, he has also published a brand new single named Phoenix Fire, presenting a new evolution in his sound that is undoubtedly an excellent sign of things to come for his career. Surely to be continued! !“
– I Love Sweden
“..An approximately sixteen minutes release riven with eddies and flows of captivating ideas which keeps the listener engaged throughout.“
– Emerging Indie Bands
“-Simon Alexander is one of those songwriters that we seem to approve every time. All of his tracks connect on that deep and moving way“