David Watson

David Watson at the Royal Festival Hall crop

As a producer, David has worked in some of the world’s finest recording studios including London’s Abbey Road and Metropolis, on records featuring a host of fantastic musicians such as Eric Clapton, Bert Jansch, Beth Rowley and Neil Cowley. Also a seasoned musician and singer, he has performed live with Rufus Wainwright, Grace Jones, Claudia Brücken, Ed Harcourt, OMD, Guy Garvey and Sam Sallon. He is also a member of blues/folk trio Three Pilgrims with Mark Abis and Paul Wassif.

David Watson started working in the music business in the mid 1990s as a producer, songwriter and musician for newly signed acts and developing artists on Epic, Columbia and EMI. He developed his craft under the mentorship and tutorage of legendary producers Gus Dudgeon (Elton John, David Bowie) and Robin Millar (Sade).

 

“As a producer I feel that my role is to capture the sound and feel of the artist, make the musical arrangement sympathetic to the lyrics, record and mix it beautifully, and give the overall sound a timeless quality.”
David Watson