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Charlie Winston

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Charlie Winston Biography

Charlie Winston Gleave, better known as Charlie Winston, is an English singer-songwriter based in London. Winston has so far had his most significant commercial success in France.Music career Early career Charlie played bass guitar for his brother Tom Baxter, appearing on Baxter's Feather and Stone album. As well as touring with Tom, much of Charlie's early career saw him composing music for, and performing in, London-based contemporary theatre productions. Mischifus His first ever unreleased and rarest record was Mischifus, a mix between beatbox, guitar and piano, which appeared as a theater/dance production that he had performed on stage in 2007 recorded under the Real World label. Make ...
Charlie Winston Gleave, better known as Charlie Winston, is an English singer-songwriter based in London. Winston has so far had his most significant commercial success in France.

Music career

Early career

Charlie played bass guitar for his brother Tom Baxter, appearing on Baxter's Feather and Stone album. As well as touring with Tom, much of Charlie's early career saw him composing music for, and performing in, London-based contemporary theatre productions.

Mischifus

His first ever unreleased and rarest record was Mischifus, a mix between beatbox, guitar and piano, which appeared as a theater/dance production that he had performed on stage in 2007 recorded under the Real World label.

Make Way

Winston's unreleased debut album, Make Way, was recorded at Real World Studios in 2006. Described as "inspired and seductive". Winston supported Peter Gabriel on his 2007 European tour. Tracks from Make Way would eventually find their way on to his first officially released album.

Hobo

Winston's second and the first officially released album, Hobo, entered the French charts at No. 3 on 31 January 2009, and peaked at No. 1 in its 25th charting week where it stayed for 4 weeks and, as of 5 July 2011, spent 30 weeks in the Top 10. His debut album has also been certified as being platinum.

The first single, "Like a Hobo", also topped the French SNEP charts for one week on 11 April 2009.

In 2010, Winston won a European Border Breakers Award for 'Best UK artist in Europe'.

Running Still

Winston's third album Running Still was released in France on 21 November 2011.

In 2012, Winston contributed the track "This Wheel's on Fire" to the compilation CD set for Amnesty International titled "Chimes of Freedom – The Songs of Bob Dylan".

Curio City

"Lately", the first single from Winston's fourth album Curio City debuted on French radio station Virgin Radio on 13 October 2014. The album was released on 26 January 2015. In 2016, Winston released an EP with studio versions of songs he covered live during his concerts, called Under Cover.

Square 1

The first single from Winston's upcoming fifth album was released on 8 June 2018. It's called "The Weekend". The album, entitled Square 1, was released on 28 September 2018.

US television

On 17 September 2010, Winston headlined a global telecast for the international day of peace Peace One Day with Jude Law and Sharon Stone.

On 10 November 2011, the track "She Went Quietly" was used over the ending of the mid-season finale of Grey's Anatomy (Season 8, Episode 9 "Dark Was The Night").

VW Polo ad

In 2008, his cover of The Spencer Davis Group song "I'm a Man" appeared on a television advertisement for Volkswagen Polo. The ad featured a dog miming the words to the track, and received over 750 complaints from the RSPCA and TV viewers. The ad was not banned, despite the complaints. Winston's first ever release was on the CD compilation called Raison Detre London "the compilation" in 2004 compiled and produced by Yvan Serrano-Fontova aka Dj Healer Selecta with a Winston song recorded live at Raison DEtre show in London in 2003 entitled " My life as a duck"

Prank

Winston was pranked by Rémi Gaillard at "Les Déferlantes" music Festival in south of France.



Source : Wikipedia
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Charlie Winston Discography

  • 2007AlbumMake Way
  • 2007AlbumMischifus
  • 2009AlbumHobo
  • 2010SingleI Love Your Smile
  • 2010EPLike a Hobo
  • 2012SingleDusty Men (feat. Charlie Winston)
  • 2012SingleHello Alone
  • 2013AlbumRunning Still
  • 2015Single#Saysomething (International Version)
  • 2015AlbumCurio City
  • 2016EPUnder Cover
  • 2018SingleLosing Touch (Radio Edit)
  • 2018AlbumSquare 1
  • 2018SingleThe Weekend
  • 2019SingleRendez-Vous (feat. Camélia Jordana)
  • 2019SingleRendez-vous (Full English Version) [feat. Camélia Jordana]
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