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Alex Clare

London-based singer/songwriter Alexander George "Alex" Clare grew up listening to his father’s jazz records, was drawn to blues and soul (Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder), and eventually to drum‘n’bass and U.K. garage. Though Clare took up the trumpet and drums as a youngster, he eventually placed an emphasis on guitar and songwriting, playing open-mike nights with original material. A demo earned him a deal with the Island label in the U.K., and he was set up with producers Diplo and Switch, who contributed to the making of Clare’s first album, The Lateness of the Hour, released in July 2011. Despite the producers’ reputations for creating busy, bass-heavy club music, the album did place something of a spotlight on Clare’s soul-searching songwriting and deep, rich voice. "Too Close" -- the dubsteppy lead single from Lateness -- turned out to be a huge hit for Clare. The song became a Top 10 hit in five countries, was certified double platinum in the United States, and nabbed Clare an ASCAP award for 2014 Songwriter of the Year with Jim Duguid. While Clare's 2014 sophomore effort Three Hearts wasn't as successful as his debut, he continued to tour and also started a family. He returned with his third LP, Tail of Lions. The album was released in the U.K. at the end of 2016, with the U.S. release following months later in 2017. ~ Andy Kellman
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Alex Clare

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Albums by
Alex Clare

Top Songs by
Alex Clare

  1.   Song
  2.   Too Close
  3.   Treading Water
  4.   Up All Night
  5.   I Love You
  6.   Love Can Heal
  7.   Gotta Get Up
  8.   War Rages On
  9.   Damn Your Eyes
  10.   Tight Rope
  11.   Basic
  12.   Bring Me Down
  13.   Tell Me What You Need
  14.   Just a Man
  15.   Whispering
  16.   Hands Are Clever
  17.   Tired from the Fire
  18.   Addicted To Love
  19.   Heavy Hands
  20.   Not in Vain
  21.   Humming Bird
  22.   Thunder Child
  23.   So Deep
  24.   Unconditional
  25.   Sparks
  26.   Take You Back
  27.   Three Hearts
  28.   I Won't Let You Down
  29.   Relax My Beloved
  30.   Sanctuary
  31.   You'll Be Fine
  32.   Open My Eyes
  33.   Surviving Ain't Living
  34.   Get Real
  35.   The Story
  36.   Never Let You Go
  37.   Where Is the Heart?
  38.   Caroline
  39.   Holding On

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