JOSH TAYLOR – born 28 February 1998, Manchester, UK
At just 16 his debut album FEELING STRONGER was released on iTunes, other major download and streaming sites in Feb 2015 by Cloud9Records, Josh’s own indie label having received rave reviews and a demand for his music. All tracks are original and five tracks are Josh Taylor co-writes which include the ever popular Back to Bed, Night to Party, Just You Wait, Break us in Two and Feeling Stronger the title track.
Josh is busy gigging at venues and festivals throughout the UK where he can be seen performing his own material alongside established and emerging pop artistes showcasing his amazing voice and stage presence which is gaining growing acclaim and a huge and loyal fan base. Josh is continually songwriting ready for his next album which is planned for Feb 2017. Classically trained, Josh’s vocal range covers many musical genres.
“JOSH has unique mature northern sound with distinctive overtones, he is a theatrical engaging performer and his music is an original blend of Pop/Rock often with classical tinges”
Josh also has a career as an actor; on stage he has played leads in All my Sons, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and the Winslow Boy, he co-wrote a drama for the Lowry Theatre, Manchester called ‘The Wasp’. This summer Josh is heading back to theatre to play Shem in a new musical Not the End of the World for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Last year at The Rose Theatre, Kingston he played Tommy, The Crossing Sweeper in The Ragged Child and Dibbler, The Band Manager in Soul Music. On TV Josh has recently completed two drama’s with the BBC, the most recent being a 4 part drama From Darkness alongside Anne-Marie Duff and Johnny Harris which is due to be screened later in 2015.
Josh began his career in 2006 and has attended some well known theatre/actor academies. Just recently Josh has finished songwriting with the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) and he currently honing his TV, Film and Theatre techniques with The Manchester School of Acting (MSA).
Josh Taylor is a quickly emerging singer and actor with amazing versatility and skill sets.
The best way to help and support Josh is to purchase his music and merchandise, to introduce him and his music to your friends, to see him perform live at events near you and to connect/interact with him on all his social media.