Rich Cottell
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Rich Cottell

Rugby, England, United Kingdom | Established. Jan 01, 2013

Rugby, England, United Kingdom
Established on Jan, 2013
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2012 - EP "In The Now"
2014 - Single "Hey Jessie J"
2014 - LP "More Than Just A Geek"



Hailing from the rolling hills of Devon, Rich Cottell describes his sound as feelgood indie pop "with a happy 'life's awesome' vibe".

His local BBC Introducing team seem to agree, as the first single "Hey Jessie J" received airplay within hours of it being submitted.  A few weeks later Rich was invited to provide support at a live BBC Introducing show.

"I've been playing music for as long as I can remember and love to write my own songs.  I started my YouTube channel as I wanted people to hear my music, and it's grown from there."

Now, with more than 8,500 subscribers to his YouTube channel and already playing live six nights a week, Rich is quickly growing a loyal fanbase both in his home county and further afield.

Having turned down talent scouts from some of television's top reality shows, Rich is pursuing the path of a truly independent musician - self-funding, recording and releasing his first album in 2014.

"I've always wanted my songs to affect people and to make sure it's in as positive a way as possible.  Even the slow songs are written to be empowering."

"More Than Just A Geek" features 11 original songs written by Rich with a common theme of living for the moment.