After spending a nomadic childhood moving between the contrasting climes of Glasgow and Bahrain, Craig Johnston moved to London to search for a future in music.
Blending the organic tone of natural acoustic instrumentation and plaintive vocals with a unique, subtle, contemporary production & giving bittersweet gems that explore the journey of personal experience, Craig Johnston delivers the intimacy and desire sorely needed in music.
Having collaborated with acclaimed producer Mike Nielsen (Jamiroquai, Underworld) and having three different songs selected as a Record of The Day 'Made of Stone', 'Two Words' and 'Come Back To Me', the music industry's unofficial tastemaker; Craig Johnston was No1. on the Indiestore download chart whilst being a published songwriter for VS Music and Worldwide with Kobalt. Having been featured on many compilation albums and played in over 30 major retail outlets around UK & Europe, Craig Johnston is currently in contact with many US & UK film/TV agents wishing to use his music as well as working on recent projects writing music for both the London Film school and London Film Academy.
Another of Craig Johnston's music projects is the recently acclaimed work of mokita.. working current collaborations with many DJ's, Singers and Producers around the world.
MASTERCARD have also chosen Craig Johnston music to be featured in their new 'Big Lunch' TV Advert campaign on a prime time run.
Recordings are not just where you'll find the music of Craig Johnston but also in the live environment. At prestigious venues such as London Astoria & Bush Hall, Craig Johnston has been seen supporting the likes Beth Rowley & The Hoosiers while touching the hearts of those who hear his music.
DPK (Digital Press Kit for Radio) - www.airplaydirect.com/craigjohnstonmusic
Craig Johnston - Vocals, Guitars, Keys, Programming
'Wherever I Fall' single by Craig Johnston available on
Album release - 'answers within earshot' by mokita on ITUNES
'Why? (Mike Nielsen remix)' by mokita on ITUNES
MASTERCARD TV Advert 8 week prime time run
You can hear Craig Johnston music being played in the following retail around UK, Europe & Australia:-
Hugo Boss, Boots, H&M, Marks & Spencers, Cafe Costa, Puma Lounge, NH Hotels, Hard Rock Cafe, L'Occitaine, Thomas Cook, TK Maxx, tReds, Laura Ashley, Thomas Pink, COS, Penhaligon's, Core channel, Well Gyms, Molton Brown, Jo Malone
Before I Fall
Come Back To Me
Leave Me The Light On
Little By Little
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"Soulful, Exquisitely tasteful pop tunes" - TimeOut London "An artist who’s vocal and musical t..."Soulful, Exquisitely tasteful pop tunes" - TimeOut London
"An artist who’s vocal and musical talents are quite amazing" - Heart FM
"Honeyed Vocals with divine and exquisite moments." - AllGigs
"Well written melodies and nicely layered harmonies. A very nice change from the otherwise drab offerings of much of todays pop music." - blog catalog/ mic control blog
"Honey smooth vocals with sublime emotional shifts. Outstanding, Radio perfect well-crafted piece of songwriting" - Blogcritics.org
"Captures your attention instantly" - Music-News.com
"Reminded us of the first time we heard Coldplay…the song writing is truly exceptional". - Record of The Day
"Smoothly blended music" - Endo magazine
"Unique, contemporary songs with real, unencumbered talent" - www.transitiontradition.com
"A finely balanced blend of delicate and wistful vocals complimented superbly by mood enhancing pianos" - www.LiberationFrequency.co.uk
"The blend of vocals, piano and cello is exquisitely done." - The Beat Surrender
"A compelling rendition justifies the prickling of media ears." - CD Times
"Wherever I Fall is a model of perfection. Craig Johnston's own voice is powerful enough to carry the song on its own" - Leonards Lair
There are no upcoming dates at this time.