Robbie Boyd

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Robbie Boyd is a singer, songwriter and musician from London, United Kingdom.

This British singer/songwriter, has performed live on ITV's This Morning twice; written a song with the legendary Ray Davies; caught the attention of Sir Tim Rice , and been regularly aired on Absolute Radio, Xfm and various BBC radio stations including Graham Norton's show on BBC Radio 2.

Boyd has performed in various European countries and also further afield, including Argentina and Japan. He has been invited to Nashville on more than one occasion to record, perform and write with other musicians.

Boyd and his band have supported artists such as McFly, The Feeling and The Kooks. They have played at a number of events and festivals in the UK and sold out several headline shows in London including The Borderline, The Barfly and Bush Hall.

Boyd was the first Briton to perform on the roof of London's O2 Arena.

Boyd's songs have captivated a worldwide audience of over 10,000 Facebook fans and more than 500,000 YouTube views.

His debut album So Called Man was released in 2014. Along with appearances at festivals over the summer, Boyd is currently (2016) busy writing more songs and working on a second album.

In 2010, Boyd's musical talents attracted the attention of Sir Tim Rice who included Boyd's songs "Oh Alaska" and "New Hampshire" in his BBC Radio 2 series American Pie. The following year, Robbie and his band won the "Alternative" category of Live and Unsigned and were also named London's "Busker of the Year". In 2013 they reached the top 20 of MTV's Brand New for 2013 competition.

Boyd has released a number of singles and EPs, all of which have received positive reviews. In May 2014 he released his debut album So Called Man which was equally well received.

In 2015 Boyd began writing and performing with several individual female artists including Katey Brooks, Lledra and Persephone.

Boyd plays a number of musical instruments, including the Okinawan sanshin.

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
2014 So Called Man 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
2012 I Won’t Let You Go 1
2012 Orion’s Belt 1
2012 When I Believe 1
2014 Less Than Friends 1
2015 Brave 1

EP

Year Title RatingReleases
2012 Autumn's Flown 1
2012 Spring Generation 1
2013 Painted Sky 1
2013 Under My Skin 1
2014 Sleeping in Ruins 1

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