Eran James


Eran James

Infobox musical artist

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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Eran James
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Origin = Flagicon|AUS Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Instrument = Vocals
Genre = Soul
Occupation = Singer, songwriter
Years_active = 2004–present
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URL = [http://www.eranjames.com.au/ eranjames.com.au]

Eran James (born 1989) is a singer-songwriter from Melbourne, Australia. James has released two albums, releasing Reviewing The Situation in 2004 and Ten Songs About Love on 6 October 2007.

Personal life

James is from Hoppers Crossing in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. James' mother Wendy began taking him to singing lessons as a six-year-old, supporting his career through his earlier years before she died from cancer in 2006.

Music career

Performing since he was a child, James first performed as an eight-year-old and quickly developed into a powerful soul singer, being discovered as a ten-year-old by his now current manager Shane Monopoli. James landed his first record deal as a thirteen-year-old with Universal Records. He released his first album Reviewing The Situation as a fifteen-year-old in 2004.

Following the successful release of his debut album James attracted the attention of some of the worlds leading producers. Moving to New York James teamed with renowned producer Jay Newland, who produced the Norah Jones album Come Away With Me. Working with Newland, James produced his second album Ten Songs About Love which was released on 6 October 2007. It has reached #43 on the ARIA Charts.

During his stint in New York, James had a chance meeting with the "The Godfather of Soul" James Brown. After hearing James sing Brown was quoted saying "Man, you're blacker than me". [Citation | last = Heard | first = Hamish | title = Eran lands the gig of a lifetime | newspaper = Star, Werribee, Hoppers Crossing | pages=p.3 | date = 9 October 2007 | year = 2007 | url = ]

James' powerful voice landed him a spot as the opening act for Sir Elton John's Australian tour, which began in November 2007.

Discography

Albums

*2004: "Reviewing The Situation"
*2007: "Ten Songs About Love" AUS#43

ingles

*2005: "I Get Lifted"
*2005: "I'm All Alone"
*2007: "Touched By Love"

References

External links

* [http://www.eranjames.com.au/ Official website]


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