DEREK GREEN      Top Class Vocalist

Derek Green is a British vocalist, songwriter and an accomplished studio session vocalist who has also over the years, toured the world as a background vocalist for influential and prominent British and International artists, crossing the many genres within the musical landscape.

STUDIO CREDITS:

His credits as a studio session vocalist can be found on the recordings of Paulo Nutini, Will Young, Stevie Wonder, Pet Shop Boys, Rick Astley, Brian Eno, ABC, Robbie Williams, Nightwish, Culture Club, Mario Biondi, George Ezra, Des’ree, Pete Townsend, Julian Cope (ex The Teardrop Explodes)Alison Moyet, Status Quo, Just Jack, Jools Holland, Swing Out Sister, The Beloved, Soup Dragons, The Answer, Morcheeba, Squeeze, Deniece Williams, Force MDs, Eternal, Sarah Brightman, Kylie Minogue, Boy George, Jason Donovan, Crystal Waters, Jane McDonaldQuarterflash, Black, Mark Morrison, Paul Young, David Sylvian (ex-Japan), Beggar & Co, Shiro Sagisu, Junior Giscombe, Yazz, The Beatmasters, Holly Johnson (ex-FGTH), Alison Limerick, Clive Griffin, Dina Carroll, Beth Orton, Hotei, Lesley Garrett, Gina G, Paul Rutherford (ex-FGTH), Dannii Minogue, Elkie Brooks, Cerrone, World Party, Style Council & The Orb.

TOURS:

Derek has toured the U.K. and the world as a background vocalist for Artful Dodger(2000), Sir Cliff Richard (2011), Climie Fisher (1988), Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) (2011), Boy George(1987-89), Jason Donavan (1992)Paul Young (1990-96), Swing Out Sister (1990, 1994-97 2005), Morcheeba (2000), Robbie Williams (2006), World Party (2012), Amy Winehouse (2007), Peter Andre (1997), Pet Shop Boys (1991)Steve Arrington (2017)Thomas Helmig (Denmark) (1997-2002)Billy Davis & Marilyn McCoo (2011), Freda Payne (2011), Jaki Graham (2011)James Ingram (2011) & Percy Sledge (2011).

MAJOR EVENTS:

Performed with Stevie Wonder at the FREE NELSON MANDELA CONCERT at Wembley Stadium (1988)

LIEBER & STOLLER TRIBUTE NIGHT (2001) Performing with David Gilmour, Ben E. King, Paul Carrack, Chris Rea, etc., in London.

Performed with Robbie Williams at the MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS (2005) in Lisbon, Portugal.

Performed with Ray Davies at the BBC ELECTRIC PROMS (2007) at the Roundhouse.

Performed as a background vocalist for artists including Robin Gibb, Sam Sparro, Sharleen Spiteri, Gabriella Cilmi, Ronan Keating & Stephen Gateley, Bryn Christopher at the BBC ELECTRIC PROMS (2008) at the Roundhouse performing the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack live with Ann Dudley (musical director) conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Background vocalist for Mika at the iTunes MUSIC FESTIVAL (2009)

Performed as a background vocalist at THE BRITS for Robbie Williams (2011)

Background vocalist for Spandau Ballet at their SOUL BOYS OF THE WESTERN WORLD film documentary (2014) U.K.premiere at the Royal Albert Hall, which was followed by a live performance by the band, simulcast in cinemas across Britain and Ireland.

Performed as a background vocalist for James Bay at THE BRITS (2015)

TELEVISION APPEARANCES:

Derek has also featured as a background vocalist in live performances on numerous British and international TV shows including Top Of The Pops, Jonathan Ross Show, Later with Jools Holland, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (US), The X-Factor, The Wogan Show,Taratata (France), The Graham Norton Show, Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush (Chris Evans), TFI Friday, Paul O’Grady Show & Pebble Mill At One, for many artists including East 17, Paul Young, Mika, Boy George, Robbie Williams, Supergrass, Spandau Ballet, Artful Dodger, Michelle Gayle, EternalGeorge Michael, Morcheeba & Pet Shop Boys.

FILM SOUNDTRACKS: 

Performed as a lead and background vocalist for film soundtracks including City Of Angels, Beyond The Sea, Walking On Sunshine, Love Actually, Finding Your Feet, Evita, Nutcracker, Keith Lemon/The Film, A Wing And A Prayer & Enchanted Kingdom

ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS:

Performed as a lead and background vocalists for advert campaigns forAmerican Express (AMEX), Heineken, Honda Civic, Santander, Ford of Europe AG, Sanotogen, Capital One (Credit Card), Cherry Casino & Take A Break (Magazine). 

THEATRE:

THRILLER LIVE Pre-recorded background vocals on all song titles used throughout the theatre productions.