Motown, Michael McDonald, Al Green, Steely Dan, Van Halen, Toto, Hall & Oates, Free, Bad Company, Whitesnake, AC/DC, Richard Marx, Def Leppard, Foreigner, Journey
About The Band
As a published singer/songwriter Darren has a renowned reputation for writing well crafted, melodic songs that have caught the attention of some of the biggest names in the songwriting world. Darren beat over 6000 entries from around the globe to win the 2004 UK Songwriting Contest with his song, "Reality"; judged by members of ‘The Brit Panel' (of ‘BRIT AWARD' fame).
He has been recognised with prestigious honourable mentions in the USA ‘Billboard' contest and in 2008 achieved similar recognition in the USA ‘Song Of The Year', and USA ‘Unisong' contests (with his song, "Slippin' Away"). Judges included members of Rolling Stone Magazine and guest judge, Beyonce.
Darren has toured all over the world over the past 10 years, especially the USA (40 of the 50 USA states), Hong Kong, Britain and France, including singing as a tenor with the famous Black Mountain Male Chorus Of Wales (patron, Bryn Terfel) and also performing with The Graceland Band.
Darren is no stranger to appearing on our screens having appeared /performed on TV shows such as; BBC 1's "Test The Nation" (with Phillip Schofield & Anne Robinson), BBC 2's "Let Me Entertain You" (with Brian Conley), BBC2's "Identity" (with Donny Osmond), BBC "Music Under The Stars" (with Bryn Terfel and Michael Ball), an ITV Christmas Special production from Cardiff Castle and BBC/S4C broadcasts of Welsh Rugby matches (singing on the Millennium Stadium pitch in front of 70,000 fans).
New album..."That Feeling" featuring collaborations with 'Dazzle Music' (written for/had songs recorded by Charlotte Church) COMING SOON! New single... "That Feeling" now available for download on iTunes, Amazon & Tesco.