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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 started a family. He returned in 2016 with Tail of Lions. ~ Andy Kellman
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Stations Featuring
Alex Clare

    New Alternative First

    New Alternative First
    2 songs

    Top Indie

    Top Indie
    2 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    Indie Rock Mix
    2 songs

    Indie Party

    Indie Party
    2 songs

    Lite Hits

    1 song

    Acoustic Rock

    1 song

    Relax Trax

    1 song


    1 song

Albums by
Alex Clare

Top Songs by
Alex Clare

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

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