Simon Hudson is a singer-songwriter of depth and experience. His influences range from roots to world to pop, plus an eclectic dose of folk and soul. His background includes African and Latin percussion, multi-instrumental performance across a wide variety of genres, and stage acting and musicals. He has a Bachelor of Music (songwriting), and has won multiple songwriting awards. In his live show, he mixes soulful and funky originals with upbeat and irresistible world-music covers which are guaranteed to get the dance floor bumping.
Simon Hudson’s highly original music weaves a captivating blend of folk, Latin and roots music with influences including The Cat Empire, Jose Gonzalez, Neil Finn, and Paul Simon. His debut EP ‘Time And Space’ is a captivating vignette of skilled songwriting – addictive hues of roots rhythms go hand-in-hand with honest lyricism.
After the sold-out 2014 launch of his EP, Simon toured across Victoria and South Australia, playing festivals and rocking countless rooms full of happy punters. With radio airplay throughout Melbourne, Adelaide and Germany, he’s placed at number two on Triple J Unearthed roots chart. Now just having completed his second Germany tour, he will launch his latest album ‘Earthman’ on 5th August 2016 through German label Songs and Whispers.
In August 2015, Simon Hudson signed to German label Songs and Whispers for publishing and worldwide bookings. He is distributed by independent German distributor Broken Silence (Europe) and Native Tongue (Australia). For more info and contact, please click here.