- Ross Copperman
Infobox musical artist
Name = Ross Copperman
Img_capt = Ross Copperman performing live
Img_size = 250
Background = solo_singer
Born = 1983
Instrument = Vocals Guitar Piano
Years_active = 2002–present
Phonogenic RCA Label Group
URL = [http://www.rosscopperman.com/ rosscopperman.com/]
Ross Copperman (born 1983) is an American
singer-songwriter. He's perhaps most well-known for his song All She Wrotewhich was released in the UK in the beginning of 2007.
Ross Copperman was born and grew up in
Roanoke, Virginia. He attended Glenvar High Schoolin Roanoke County. [ [http://rosscopperman.blogspot.com/2005_08_01_archive.html the ross blog: August 2005 ] ]
Ross started playing the piano at age 3, and started writing songs in college at
James Madison University. The first song he wrote is titled "Fly Away", and it appears on his studio debut album. He says that it was only after the urging of his teacher (who had listened to this song) that he was convinced to take up music professionally.
While in college, Ross opened a show for
Phil Vassarin front of a crowd of 5000.Fact|date=April 2008After winning a few competitions, Copperman earned a 40-date US college tour.
He toured the US for around a year and tried selling his independent album Believe, and eventually succeeded in doing so with Phonogenic/RCA records.Fact|date=April 2008
The first single he released in the UK,
As I Choke, managed to be the most popular iTunes Single Of The Week in the UK, notching up 36,457 downloads in a one-week period. [ [http://arts.independent.co.uk/music/features/article2272565.ece Ross Copperman: Pop's overnight sensation - Features, Music - Independent.co.uk ] ]
His second single, and the one that made him known was
All She Wrote, entered the UK top 40 in May 2007, and was featured in a couple of instances in TV in the USA.
The third single,
Found You, was released a few months later.
His debut album, "Welcome to Reality", was released on
May 28, 2007.
At a recent performance at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota, Ross told his audience that he is currently working on a country album to "get into touch with his roots" and also professed his love for Hannah Montana, saying he loves to jam out to "See You Again."
Appearances in media
The song "
All She Wrote" from " Welcome to Reality" was used in the episode "Crisis of Conscience" on the TV series ER in February 2007, and appeared on CBS during the NFL.Fact|date=April 2008
The song "
They'll Never Know" from " Welcome to Reality" was used in the episode "All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone," the season 4 finale of the CW TV show One Tree Hill. (Aired June 13, 2007)
The song "
I Don't Wanna Let You Go" from " Welcome to Reality" was used in the episode "Don't Try This at Home" on the TV series " Ghost Whisperer". (Aired October 5, 2007)
Numerous tracks were used as a soundtrack to
David Beckham: New Beginnings
* 2003: ""Believe""
* 2007: "
Welcome to Reality"
As I Choke(iTunes Single)
All She Wrote(2007)
* [http://www.rosscopperman.com/ Official site]
* [http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=5979076 Ross Copperman's MySpace page]
* [http://rosscopperman.blogspot.com/ Ross Copperman's Blog]
* [http://www.insidersguides.net/musicguides/artists/RossCopperman/WelcomeToReality.php Welcome To Reality Independent Review]
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