Stephen Guy Simmonds is a Swedish recording artist born in Täby, Sweden, 26 June 1975. Born to a Jamaican father, a musician by profession, and a Swedish mother, he was raised in Sweden, the United States, and Israel.
Stephen Simmonds DJing live at Berns Salonger.
|Birth name||Stephen Guy Simmonds|
|Born||26 June 1975|
|Genres||Soul, alternative rock, R&B, pop|
|Labels||Parlophone/EMI Music, Priority Records, Diesel Music/Sony, SuperStudio|
He studied at Adolf Fredrik's Music School and Södra Latin Music School, both in Stockholm, Sweden. After recording a demo with Swedish producer Peter Cartriers, Simmonds signed record deals with Parlophone/EMI in the UK and Priority Records in the United States. His first album, Alone, was released later that year, and was nominated for five Grammys. Alone was re-mixed and renamed Spirit Tales for his UK and US release. In 1997, Simmonds had his breakthrough with the hit "Tears Never Dry" a duet with Lisa Nilsson that proved his biggest single hit.
In popular culture
|Date of Release||Title||
(title as released
in Sweden and Japan)
|1998 / 2000||Spirit Tales
(alternative release title
for Alone in UK and USA)
|2002||For Father||Diesel Music/Sony|
|2004–2005||This Must Be Ground||For Father Recordings|
|2010||Anomie||For Father Recordings|
|1997||"Tears Never Dry" (with Lisa Nilsson)||9||Alone|
|2004||"Where's My Love"||18||This Must Be Ground|
- Other singles (non-charting)
- 1997: "All the People"
- 1997: "Alone"
- 1998: "Now's the Time"
- 1998: "Get Down"
- 2000: "I Can't Do That"
- 2003: "Let Me Touch"
- 2003: "For Father" (with Dilba)
- 2004: "Louder"
- 2010: "Adiyeah (Give People What They Want)"
- 2010: "Just Love"
- Pernilla Ericson (24 November 2014). "Stephen Simmonds gör julshow: "Känns i hela kroppen att sjunga den låten"". Allt om Stockholm (Swedish city guide web site). Archived from the original on 18 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-06.
- Swedish charts.com Stephen Simmonds discography