David Jordan biography
David Jordan (born David Keith Arratoon, 13 September 1985, Barnet, London) is an English singer-songwriter. His debut album Set the Mood was released in October 2007, peaking to number 13 on the UK Albums Chart.
BiographyBorn to a mother from Montserrat and a father from Calcutta, Jordan has been writing pop-rock songs since he was 11 (after his parents split). Growing up his music idol was Prince. After spending the first nine years of his life in North London, when his parents split up Jordan chose to live with his grandmother in Enfield until he moved into a council flat in Finchley aged 16. As a teenager, Jordan associated with a group of young hopefuls signed to Simon Fuller's 19 management company, including a young Amy Winehouse, with whom he remained friends. Jordan was obsessed with songwriting and a gaining a record deal. He would study drama at college during the day, work at Starbucks in New Oxford Street in the evening, and then work on songs with his producer friend Jack Freegard at Fortress Studios in Old Street.
2007-08: Set the MoodOn October 22, 2007 he released "Place in My Heart" as the lead single from his debut studio album. he released his debut studio album Set the Mood on October 29, 2007 peaking to number 13 on the UK Albums Chart, the album also charted in France and Switzerland. On February 4, 2008 he released "Sun Goes Down" as the second single from the album, peaking to number 4 on the UK Singles Chart. He performed the song at the Royal Variety Performance. On May 4, 2008 he released "Move On" as the third single from the album, peaking to number 68 on the UK Singles Chart.
2011-presentOn March 26, 2011 Jordan uploaded a music video for "Don't Wanna (Hear You Say)" to YouTube. In July 2011 he featured on Kane Ricca's single "One Nation" with Defi'. On April 5, 2012 he uploaded a music video for "Fallen Star" to YouTube. On July 25, 2012 he uploaded a music video for "Wild, Wasted & Wonderful" to YouTube.
- A Place in My Heart was re-released in 2008.
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