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Simon Perry

Chief Creative Officer, Head of A&R,
New York, NY, USA
A respected veteran of the UK Music Industry, multi-platinum writer/producer Simon Perry has helped develop and launch the careers of many hit acts; including the international multi-platinum artist Sandi Thom. As a staff writer at BMG, Bug/Windswept and Nettwerk, his songs for global superstars such as Westlife, have placed him at the top of charts around the world. In the UK alone he's had 4 #1 Albums and 7 top 20 singles. He wrote and produced the multi-platinum signature song for 2013 MTV Award Best Global Act winner, Chris Lee. He also co-wrote and produced Echo and The Bunnymen's critically acclaimed 11th studio album "The Fountain".

2014/15 writing includes collaborations with rising US indie-stars Magic Man (Sony/Columbia) and Penguin Prison (Sony). Co-writes include Sophie Stern (Sony/Kemosabe), Sofia Black (Sony/Kemosabe), and Blueprint (Prescription Songs),

In the USA he has written and recorded extensively for Film and TV; placements include Desperate Housewives, Brothers and Sisters, Raising The Bar, Make It Or Break It, and Vampire Diaries. He has written and produced music for several major motion pictures, including Touchstone's You Again, Think Like A Man Too and Mean Girls 2. He co-wrote the Toby Lightman song featured in the US Box Office #1 hit, 17 Again starring Zac Efron. He also co-wrote the music for Magnus Fiennes hit TV series Freefonix, the multi-million dollar BBC show with 48 Episodes of music.

He is the co-founder of two US music companies:

Archangel West: Artist Management.
Simon currently co-manages 2013 Sony/ATV signing Wolvereen with Peter Leak at Red Light Management (Dido, Avril Lavigne). He is also developing a NY based act with Rob Fusari (Lady Gaga, Destiny’s Child). In 2011 he collaborated with Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Tao Cruz, Britney) on Chicago DJ duo Moneypenny,

Archangel Media: Film and TV.
Co-owned and founded with Maria Alonte McCoy, SVP Film & TV at Dr Luke’s Prescription Songs & Kemosabe Records. Archangel Media brings together a network of Artists and Producers for licensing. This year they've placed featured songs in multiple network TV shows including: Nashville, Revenge, Desperate Housewives, Army Wives, Vampire Diaries, The C Word, Switched at Birth, Caged, Outsourced, Bones and Body of Proof. The company is Admin via Prescription Songs & Kobalt Music.

Management (Film and TV): Maria Alonte McCoy/ Archangel Media.
Publishing: Archangel Media/ Kobalt Music Publishing.

In 2013 Simon joined ReverbNation as Chief Creative Officer, Head of A&R. His responsibilities include overseeing the Company’s Artist Development Group, incorporating Curation, Rights Management and the CONNECT program.