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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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Albums by
Alex Clare

Top Songs by
Alex Clare

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

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