Simon Damoah debuts

By on November 5, 2016

Warner Music have signed Gothenburg artist Simon Damoah and 11 November debut single Grey‘ are released.

Simon released last week a cover of Ana Diaz’s “Fill up my glass now” on Facebook, which in just a few days has been seen by over 14 000 people.

Simon grew up on Gothenburgs live scenes with the soul as a model. His first guitar, an old nylon stringed Levin, he inherited from his grandfather when he was fourteen. Simon began practicing quietly in his room. The dream was to become as good as idols: John Mayer, Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix. He later began playing in bands, first as a guitarist and then as a singer. During high school and university time he discovered the neo-soul (Musiq Soulchild, Raphaeel Saadiq, D’Angelo and others) and began producing and writing their own material in English in his home studio. However, it was when he changed the language to Swedish as it came off, he wrote ten songs in six months. One of these is the debut single “Grey”.

“I like the simple of a guy who plays guitar and sings nicely. I like heavy beats and big drums. I like songs and fine words over rumble instruments. I like blues guitars and hip-hop. I like the buttery soul ballads. I want few songs that penetrates to the core. Difficult. But when and if it succeeds it becomes fat. And nice. It is where I want.” – Simon Damoah.

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