Jackson Harris

Jackson Harris

 New York City, New York, USA
BandPopSinger/Songwriter

With his hit singles “Go Crazy,” “Come Back Down To Earth” and “Gone In a Heartbeat” under his belt, Jackson was thrilled to release his new album, Sharks & Vampires, in early 2014, which was all written and produced by Jackson. The first single, “Miss Me,” was an instant hit among critics and fans alike.

Biography

Born and bred New Yorker Jackson Harris is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, and musician on the rise. Recently completing a European tour opening for pop artist Cody Simpson, Jackson is steadily making a name for himself in the pop music market.

Jackson grew up in a family immersed in the arts; his mother is a Broadway producer and always encouraged him to follow his dreams and never let anyone or anything stop him. That philosophy has stuck with Jackson and continues to drive his ambition. Beyond his unrelenting work ethic, Jackson credits his grandmother as the one in the family with the musical and performance talents.

With his four-song EP and hit singles “Go Crazy,” “Come Back Down To Earth” and “Gone In a Heartbeat” under his belt, Jackson was thrilled to release his new album, Sharks & Vampires, in early 2014, which was all written and produced by Jackson. The first single, “Miss Me,” was an instant hit among critics and fans alike.

Jackson just returned from a European tour with Australian pop star Cody Simpson. He was also recently on the road performing with numerous artists including X Factor’s Fifth Harmony (Epic Records), U.K. sensation Cher Lloyd (Syco Music/Epic Records) and up-and-coming act Before You Exit (Sony Music). Jackson has performed at Universal City Walk Hollywood, VidCon, DigiFest and Playlist Live, and opened for numerous other performers including R5, Ryan Beatty and Cody Longo. Jackson has worked with many notable talents both within his music videos and in the studio, such as Vita Chambers (Universal Republic), Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) and Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars)

In his spare time, Jackson values using his music to inspire others. He has worked with charity organization Musicians on Call at various children's hospitals, going from room to room to visit with patients and sing them songs. Jackson has also performed in various charity concerts in support of causes ranging from homelessness awareness to organizations researching leukemia, cancer and AIDS.

Jackson currently resides in New York City with his two dogs, Stella and Goldie.

Lyrics

Go Crazy

Written By: Jackson Harris & Valentin

GO CRAZY
By: Jackson Harris & Valentin
(Chords: G-D-Em-C)

VERSE1
Forget the real world, I need reality
This is bigger than whatever’s’ on the MTV
I want to feel something, I wanna fat beat
I want the sound that gets you up on your feet
Say that I’m crazy, that I’m young and I’m wrong
but don’t ya question my love for every song
I’ll never whisper cuz I’ll be screamin
cuz in the end , We don’t need a reason

CHORUS
We don’t we don’t we don’t need a reason
To go to go to go to go Crazy (no reason)
We don’t we don’t we don’t need a reason
To go to go to go to go Crazy (no reason)

VERSE2
Let all your worries fall to the ground
I can make you feel like there’s no one around
Never slow down, gotta move fast
Don’t mind the others their living in the past
They wanna see you fail, they wanna see you fall
They wanna erase all the precious writing on the wall
And when they whisper, I’ll be screaming
cuz in the end , We don’t need a reason
BRIDGE
The way you move you know me hooked
Just remember to tag me on Facebook
You know we’re havin the time of our lives…
why even think twice, why even think twice
Bigger than twitter, and no we ain’t kidding
Once we get started the room starts spinning
You know we’re havin the time of our lives…
why even think twice, why even think twice

CHORUS

Long Story Short

Written By: Jackson Harris & Valentin

LONG STORY SHORT
Written by: Jackson Harris & Valentin
Produced by: Jackson Harris & Valentin

VERSE 1

I’m not the one who chose this fight
But I won’t back down when I know I’m right
Someone tried to seduce my mind to follow the crowd
I lost my way but I’m back again
That one day was the moment when
I stood my ground
Now I know it’s time to get up and shout

Let me make a long story short
Can’t live my life as a last resort

CHORUS

I’m living my life like I’m dying
They won’t give you credit for trying
I’m taking the road less traveled
So what if it all unravels
Just leave them behind and they will see
You’ll never stop me

Now I don’t know where the road might lead
But you got no trees if you plant no seeds
If I don’t try I guarantee I’m losing my mind
I got this dream as a place to start
And I won’t back down ‘cause I know my heart
If you don’t do the things you love you’re wasting your time

Let me make a long story short
Can’t live my life as a last resort

CHORUS

Bridge
Let me make a long story short (A long, long story) x7

Let me make a long story short
Can’t live my life as a last resort

CHORUS

Someone Tell Brittany

Written By: Jackson Harris & Valentin

Someone Tell Brittany (Chords: A-E-FSHARPMINOR-D)
By: Jackson Harris & Valentin

Verse 1
I know it’s hard to face me
I’m sure that you’ve replaced me
It feels like it’s been years
I thought that I’d forget it
But the moment that I said it
Your name’s ringing in my ears

Pre-Chorus
Now I called a million times and I’ve written all these lines
But my words just seem to scatter in the wind

Chorus
Could someone tell Brittany, I wonder does she miss me
I hope her dreams are all they could be
Could someone tell Brittany, ‘cause it suddenly hit me
We’re right where we belong
We’re right where we belong

Verse 2
You left me broken hearted
That’s when the music started
Like it’s playing in my head
Tears stain all my letters
And though things have gotten better
There’s words still left unsaid

Pre-Chorus

Chorus

Bridge

Verse 3
She lives just south of Prince Street
Among the lights and concrete
I can see it in my mind
And if you still can’t find her
There’s no way to remind her
This is all we’ve left behind

Chorus

Come Back Down To Earth

Written By: Jackson Harris, John Harvey 3rd, Gordon Brown

Come Back Down To Earth
J.Harris / G.Brown / J.Harvey
©2012

We could conquer the world
like navigating the seven seas
Nothing but the stars the moon
and you and me

Sharing the smiles and the sunsets
Silly pranks and gentlemen bets
It’s been a long time since we kissed on the tire swing
Now all our friends are searching for diamond rings

Pre
All the clichés are coming true
The sun can’t shine as bright as you

Chorus
Just so you know just what your worth
Cause when you’re falling from the stars it won’t hurt
Come back down to Earth

It’s like a lesson in astronomy
Sometimes you’re too complex for me
I would travel at the speed at light
Just to have you here tonight

Pre

Chorus

Bridge
I’m sorry my heart is so impatient
When you’re soaring the constellations
Can you hear the song I made for you
I hope my message is coming through

Come back down to Earth

Chorus

Gone In A Heartbeat

Written By: Jackson Harris, Valentin

Gone in a Heartbeat © Jackson Harris and Valentin

You think you're wild and that ya can't be tamed
I got your style as soon as you said my name
Searchin for miles to find a girl who don't play that game … no
Don't let it be just a missed opportunity , girl
You had your chance but now I'm … Gone in a Heartbeat

Now ya see me, now ya don't
I'm Gone in a Heartbeat
Watch your dreams go up in smoke
I'm Gone in a Heartbeat
Just one kiss… all she wrote
I'm Gone in a Heartbeat … Gone in a Heartbeat

It's not that I scare so easily
Ya opened my eyes to things I thought I'd never see
Don't think that you can just have control of me … no, no ,no

Don't let this be just a missed opportunity , girl
Give up the wheel or I'm … Gone in a Heartbeat

Now ya see me, now ya don't
I'm Gone in a Heartbeat
Watch your dreams go up in smoke
I'm Gone in a Heartbeat
Just one kiss… all she wrote
I'm Gone in a Heartbeat …

You're running in place
All up in my face
Cut it to the chase
I'm the one that'll set the pace
Can ya handle the heat, 'cause I'm gone in a heartbeat
I'm movin' so fast that I can't relax
gotta find the key to the future to forget the past
Better take a seat 'cause I'm gone...

At Least We Tried

Written By: Jackson Harris, Valentin

AT LEAST WE TRIED
©2011 Jackson Harris and Valentin

Verse 1
How many more nights do I need to be alone
In the dim light of the TV and telephone
It’s the same old movie
The leading lady changes

Leftover photos, a t-shirt or two
It’s what I’ve got left to remind me of you
Look how long we almost lasted
Who can fall out of love the fastest?

Pre-Chorus
Who’s the better player, and who’s the one gettin’ played?
I’d take it all back, if you would’ve stayed

Chorus
At least we tried, we tried, we tried
But this is goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
At least we tried, we tried, we tried
This is goodbye

Verse 2
They say nothing’s ever easy
And they say nothing’s ever free
Except the love I thought we had
Between you and me

I can’t say it wasn’t worth it
All those crazy nights we had
Lessons learned, tables turned
And you’re one lookin’ sad

Pre-Chorus
Who’s the better player, and who’s the one gettin’ played?
I’d take it all back, if you would’ve stayed

Chorus
At least we tried, we tried, we tried
This is goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
At least we tried, we tried, we tried
This is goodbye

BRIDGE

At least we tried, we tried, we tried
This is goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
At least we tried, we tried, we tried
At least we tried…
At least we tried…
At least we tried…
We tried, we tried
At least we tried, we tried, we tried
But this is goodbye, goodbye, goodbye

Discography

Long Story Short
Someone Tell Brittany
When it Rains
I Don't Speak Silence
Go Crazy
Come Back Down To Earth