Swedish singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Simon Alexander emerged in 2017 with the self-released debut EP Won’t Be Found, breathing new air into the modern folk scene. By continuously releasing several self-recorded acoustic tracks he quickly gained recognition for his profound lyrics and heartfelt vocal melodies, getting comparisons to Matt Corby and Dylan LeBlanc.
After a collaboration with producer Tobias Ekqvist, from Hurricane Love, two singles, Slide and Last Dance, was born and later released in 2018 after a signing with Swedish record label Rehn Music Group.
The new singles showed a wider range of songwriting, venturing into a more pop-infused direction, and was featured on Spotify curated playlists such as New Music Friday in several countries.
After touring various parts of Scandinavia, with prominent shows on SPOT Festival 2019 and Live At Heart, Simon went in the studio to record the upcoming release, resulting in EP ‘In The Rust’ which will be released later this year. The first single – ‘Move Steady’ – is due release September 13th.
With fans from all over the world, an eye-catching live act, and songs featured in all kinds of media ranging from video games, radio, to larger YouTube channels, Simon Alexander is destined to take a huge leap this year on becoming a household name on the indie/folk scene.
Simon Alexander appeared in a feature on Exit Through Sound