Benjamin Released A New Single "Better Days (Shine On)"
It has over 600,000 streams online and reached #1 most added track on UK Radio among other international airplay.
The single is featured on a compilation for French sports brand Puma called “Dancehall Vol 2” featuring artists such as Sean Paul and Beenie Man as well as Benjamin.
Benjamin is currently recording his debut album with Producer J.Perez in Los Angeles and has also recently been a featured vocalist on Chris Isaak’s new album “Forever Neverland” released April 20 2018, singing backing vocals on the track The First Noel.
Benjamin has been touring around the world while writing and recording his new album which he aims to release in 2018.
“Aurora (Live For Today)” was used in Season 4 Episode 2 of ABC TV show “Harper’s Island” which is a remake of the classic 1980 movie “Dressed to Kill”. The film was directed by Brett Ratner who described Aurora as “a great track, this song will put you right into the heart of Benjamin’s musical expression”. It was also featured on a compilation for French sports brand Puma called “Dancehall Vol 2” featuring artists such as Sean Paul and Beenie Man as well as Benjamin.
Benjamin has been writing and recording new material for his debut album, which is scheduled to be released in 2018 through Atlantic Records distributed label AWAL/Pelagic Records. The first single from the album titled “Better Days (Shine On)” will be released later this year along with a music video directed by Cristiano Bombardi. He has also recently contributed vocals to Chris Isaak’s latest album “Forever Neverland” released April 20 2018, singing backing vocals on the track The First Noel.
Benjamin played at SXSW in Austin Texas
Benjamin played at SXSW in Austin Texas, he also performed live TV show performances on Fox TV Chicago as part of WGN Morning news and Live Studio audience on ABC Day time at New York City with Billy Corgan & Christopher Owens (Girls) as well as playing live on New York City’s WFUV 90.7FM radio station for an exclusive interview and acoustic session.
During Benjamin’s time off the road he recorded a duet with Sony Music artist to be released later this year, he also travelled to Los Angeles to record a cover of The Mamas & The Papas classic song “California Dreamin” with producer Will Simms (Rihanna/Katy Perry) in his Studio 4 Color Sound Studios for a brand new upcoming indie film release.
Touring around the UK and Ireland during February 2017 accompanied by a full band including bassist Joel Cadbury (Kids In Glass Houses), guitarist Ollie Hanley (Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls) and drummer George Reed (Biffy Clyro), afterwards he immediately flew to Norman, Oklahoma to start an American acoustic tour with his solo show. This was followed by him flying back to the UK for a full UK headline tour supported by Turnpike Troubadours along with dates in Europe & USA including New York City & Los Angeles.