SINGER-SONGWRITER-PRODUCER

TOM READ

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ABOUT TOM

Tom Read is an international singer-songwriter and producer, based in Oxford, UK, who has written and collaborated with many western and asian artists, as well as performing and releasing his own music.

Raised in Hong Kong, Tom comes from a church background and is best known for his work in the Christian and Gospel genre. In 2013, his solo album Compass reached #1 on the iTunes album charts in Hong Kong, and stayed in the Top 20 for 2 weeks. The album also charted in both the UK and US iTunes Top 100 albums.

Tom has also co-written both for and with established and emerging artists alike. Most notably, in 2013 his song From Ashes To Beauty was cut by multi-platinum selling Asian pop star, Sammi Cheng, on her album, Love is Love.

Since 2014, Tom’s main focus has been on writing and producing, however in 2016 he started to release new music under the name CHARIOTS, with the debut single Dreaming As We Go receiving radio airplay across the UK including on BBC Introducing.

In September 2016, his CHARIOTS EP was nominated for ‘Best Album / EP of the Year’ at the Unsigned Music Awards 2016, selected out of over 3000 entries by a panel of 80 music industry experts including presenters, producers, and editors from BBC, MTV, PRS, The Guardian, Sony Music and others.

selected-discography

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY

Tom has written with a number of writers and artists. Below are some examples of albums and projects that he has worked on.

STAGES, (Single), 2017, Stephie Grace, Producer, Independent
FOREVER YOUNG, (Single), 2017, Danny Boyle, Writer, Co-Producer, Independent
DEEP END (feat. CHARIOTS), Love Drunk (EP), 2017, Latchmere, Co-writer, Featured Vocalist, Independent
CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF YOU, (Single), 2017, Joe Bright, Co-writer, Co-Producer, Independent
THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, This Changes Everything (Live), (Album), 2017, Lou Fellingham, Co-writer, Integrity Music
BRITTLE BONES, As The Waters Rise, (EP), 2016, Josh Gauton, Co-writer, Bespoke Records
STEADFAST, Standing On The Edge, (EP), 2016, Rachel Passante, Co-writer, Co-Producer, Independent
GRAVITY, Ultimate Worship 2016, (Album), 2015, Various Artists, Co-writer, Integrity Music
MASKS, (Single), 2015, Josh Gauton, Co-writer, Independent
DEAD THINGS TO LIFE, Set Apart, (Album), 2014, Worship Central, Co-writer, Integrity Music
FROM ASHES TO BEAUTY, Love is Love, (Album), 2013, Sammi Cheng, Writer, Media Asia Music Limited
RELENTLESS GRACE, All Things Beautiful, (Album), 2010, Andrew Yeo, Writer, Integrity Media Asia

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RELEASES

Below are the official albums and EPs that Tom has released as an artist

CHARIOTS

CHARIOTS

EP (2016)

GENRE: ALTERNATIVE/POP
In 2016 Tom started to release new music under the name CHARIOTS. This 5-song EP was nominated for ‘Album of the Year’ at the Unsigned Music Awards 2016.

Compass

Compass

Album (2012)

GENRE: CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL
In 2012, Tom’s solo album Compass reached #1 on the iTunes album charts in Hong Kong, and stayed in the Top 20 for 2 weeks. The album also charted in both the UK and US iTunes Top 100 albums.

The Vine Band

The Vine Band

Albums (2006-2010)

GENRE: CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL
As the former frontman of The Vine Band, Tom was responsible for overseeing the writing and producing of 2 live albums and 1 studio album. Over 20 of Tom’s songs feature on these albums.

CHARIOTS

CHARIOTS

EP (2016)

GENRE: ALTERNATIVE/POP
In 2016 Tom started to release new music under the name CHARIOTS. This 5-song EP was nominated for ‘Album of the Year’ at the Unsigned Music Awards 2016.

Compass

Compass

Album (2012)

GENRE: CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL
In 2012, Tom’s solo album Compass reached #1 on the iTunes album charts in Hong Kong, and stayed in the Top 20 for 2 weeks. The album also charted in both the UK and US iTunes Top 100 albums.

The Vine Band

The Vine Band

Albums (2006-2010)

GENRE: CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL
As the former frontman of The Vine Band, Tom was responsible for overseeing the writing and producing of 2 live albums and 1 studio album. Over 20 of Tom’s songs feature on these albums.

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Here are a selection of some of Tom songs, either recorded by himself as an artist, or by others for their projects.

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