Paul Statham is a musician, songwriter/producer and sound artist.
He is signed to Warner Chappell Music and is well known for both his commercial song co writing including Dido's breakthrough hit "Here With Me" and the title track "No Angel" from her 20 million selling album of the same name as well as his continued writing collaboration with Gothic Icon and ex Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy including his breakthrough singles 'Indigo Eyes, "All Night Long" and "Cuts You Up. In an eclectic writing career he has written with Kylie Minogue to Simple Minds, Mercury Prize nominated artist Helicopter Girl (co writing and producing her albums Voodoo Chic and Metropolitan) to girl band The Saturdays. Had his electro pop band Peach sign to Daniel Millers Mute label and scored a U.S top 20 with the debut release "On My Own" and recently had his own project 'The Dark Flowers' sign to indie label Lojinx and received critical acclaim for the first album Radioland (including guest vocalists Jim Kerr, Peter Murphy, Massive Attacks Dot Allison, Helicopter Girl, Catherine A.D aka The Anchoress, Kate Havnevik and Shelly Poole, all of whom he has written with on their individual band/solo projects.) MOJO awarded the album 4 stars
“a perfect album for a lonely winter night” – **** and Rolling Stone “unfolds a subtle magic…a soundtrack without a film.”
He is also a founder member of post punk band B-Movie and still records and performs with the original line up
His art installation began in 2002 when he came into contact with Italian based curator Victor de Circasia.
He has worked with artists such as David Mach, Zadok Ben David, Luisa Valentini, Jonathan McCree, Daisy Cook, Jo Dennis and has collaborated in over 20 exhibitions/installations using found sound, minimal composition and film.
He has formed Loki Records to release his experimental music including debut album "Asylum" which was based on earlier work from an installation at the Asylum Chapel in Southern East London and then added to and further modified.
More release to follow, including his new electronic experimental project 'After The Rain' featuring vintage vocal samples with beats and electronica.
A new electro/art/music/mix up project with friend and LA producer/composer Magnus Fiennes "Deep Machines" will be unveiled soon !