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NICE GUY DAVE

Singer-Songwriter & Musician

Biography

Songs from the heart with creative lyrics & melody. Alternative acoustic indie pop rock full of meaning, tuneful & with real feelings. This is the music of a true nice guy, and true lyrics.

Hi i'm Dave I live in England and i'm a singer-songwriter. I was born in Ascot in Berkshire in June 1977, and still live in my hometown of Bracknell, where many of my songs are influenced from.

I'm a nice guy with quite an awesome music taste. My influences are eclectic and diverse, I just appreciate good songwriting and music I can connect to. I've been writing songs for over 20 years, now it's about time that my talent was shown to the world. Believe it or not I have written over 300 songs and I can be quite prolific. I will be recording my music it's coming soon i promise, it's my dream to be able to share it with the world one day!

I am definitely open to collaboration with other artists to provide the musicianship, although i do play a bit of guitar and keyboard myself. I mostly write lyrics from personal experience, the ups and downs, the highs and lows in life, the truths, the real, and find it very therapeutic. And if it helps others too then great. I like to be positive and to be nice to others.

Some songs that I have collaborated with other musicians so far include on "Miraculous Highs And Spectacular Lows", "Be With Me", "You Are Enough", “Fly Through The Sky”, “Bounce Back”, “No Guns All Roses”, “Urban Princess”, “This Is The Peace”, “Glad Sad Mad”, “Vibrant Life” and "Anxiety" with Mark Fletcher from the bands Sectioned & The Saloon Bar Romeos, "Positive Souls" with Jacob Maxwell, "Don't Look Back" with Waritsara Karlberg from Ethereal & The Subwave Network UK, & “Everything Is Awesome Today” with Alan Guy from The Grains.

I am the original founder of Oxjam Bracknell and I organised it every year in my hometown between 2014 and 2016 with all proceeds going towards the charity Oxfam. Some of the acts that played for me are Natalie Gauci, Only Sun, Cameron Douglas, Lewis Bootle, Jamie Larbalestier, Dead Days, Pistol Kings, Rebecca Jayne, S.O.S, Corunna Jane, The Toniks, Alexander McKay, Nicky Booty, Cherry White, Sophie Hastings, Black Water Band UK, Underdog plus many more. I performed at the event in 2016 with my friend Jo Connor AKA Scent as Mystery Act doing a collaboration version we wrote together of my original song called "It'll Never Be The Way It was Before", currently on hiatus at the moment, both just working on solo material. We also have other co-written songs such as “39”.

I performed at Oxjam Newbury 2016 and I am continuing to support and help out there every year. In November 2016 I performed at The Cellar Bar at South Hill Park in Bracknell to a good reception.

I also founded DPC Promotions and have put on a few #DiscoverUnsigned gigs in the Berkshire + London area, including highly successful gigs at the legendary music venue the Hope & Anchor in Islington in London. Some of the acts to have played include Palumbo, Freespirits, Imaginary Dreamers, Luna Lacuna, Stone Thieves, Leigh Luscious, Conan Mac, Martyn Peters, The Keep Cats, Joe Symes and The Loving Kind, Travelling Souls, Andy Payne, Oliver Beardmore, Shaun Clark, Borders Acoustic Duo, Foxpalmer, Jonny Ryan, A Very Deep Hole, Jacob Maxwell, Sectioned, Bryony, Rob Godfrey plus many more, including hosting and playing myself.

I have performed at quite a few open mics nights in the London area, my favourites being at The Hideaway Bar in Tufnell Park, London hosted by Fern "Foxpalmer" McNulty, & also at The Roadtrip & Workshop. I performed at the You Are Enough Festival at London Fields Brewery in July 2017 in aid of MQ mental health awareness charity as organised by Jonny Ryan, who joined in with the song I wrote specifically for the event. The song is available as a download at http://niceguydave.bandcamp.com/album/you-are-enough and I promise that 50% of whatever the song makes there will be donated to the mental health awareness charity MQ. Would love to record this song properly in the recording studio with a full band of musicians one day along with all of my best other ones.

Songwriting Influences are John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Fran Healy, Chris Martin, Tom Chaplin, Tim Rice-Oxley, Des Lambert, Morrissey, Badly Drawn Boy, Gary Lightbody, Ricky Wilson, Tom Speight, Tom Odell, Jon Secada, George Michael, Lionel Richie, Noel Gallagher, Liam Gallagher etc. Music acts I support include Travis, Coldplay, Keane, Some Velvet Morning, Ceasefire, Richard Ashcroft, Kings Of Leon, Oasis, Elbow, Stereophonics, Radiohead, Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol, The Killers, Imagine Dragons.  I used to promote a local band called BabyHowl from my hometown of Bracknell & got them some great gigs in London, including at O2 Academy Islington, Proud Camden & the Fiddler's Elbow. Also i'm a big fan of most of the music played on Absolute Radio & going to gigs & supporting the local unsigned music scene.

I have  my  very  own  radio station streaming online called #discoverunsigned radio http://discoverunsigned.airtime.pro http://www.facebook.com/discoverunsigned streaming all over the world 24 hours a day seven days a week, if you would like to submit tracks to it please send as tagged MP3’s to discoverunsigned@gmx.com thank you. If you would like to be considered to be a part of my live band or to help record more backing tracks from my many lyrics, or to collaborate or to discuss further future opportunities with live gigs and festivals then please contact me on my Facebook page at
http://www.facebook.com/davidcruttenden11 http://www.facebook.com/niceguydavemusic or email niceguydavemusic@gmx.com thank you.

                                      Welcome to my website!

Hi and welcome to the Official website of Nice Guy Dave!  Thank you for visiting!
Please let me introduce myself. I am a singer, songwriter, musician, promoter, radio station owner & overall music fan. Songs from the heart with creative lyrics & melody.  Alternative acoustic indie pop rock full of meaning, tuneful & with real feelings.  This is the music of a true nice guy, and true lyrics. 

You will find links to my places on the web here, and where to find my many recorded songs that will be released shortly...  
Don't forget to leave your positive comments & anything you'd like to compliment me on whilst you're here!  Please don't forget to like my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/niceguydavemusic -
Much more content will be added on this site over the coming months! Have a nice day, take care of yourself & each other, be kind, best wishes and love, Nice Guy Dave :-) x

 



      MANY NICE GUY DAVE SONGS BEING RELEASED MID 2021.
YOU WILL BE SURPRISED!!! Send your name & email address to niceguydavemusic@gmx.com and I will add your name to the mailing list to discover it first and maybe exclusive free gifts soon before all others get to hear!  Thank you to those that support me early!  To get an invite to attend the live album ultra exclusive launch where I live please send the code #NICEGUYDAVE42 to niceguydavemusic@gmx.com with your name.  If you pledge support in advance & pre-order you can by sending money to davidcruttenden@yahoo.com on PayPal, you will get 1 personally signed CD album of 14 songs for each £10  you donate plus your name in the credits.  There will be a maximum of 6 full albums released, and more to come soon too.  You can choose which ones I send you nearer the time.  If you send more i'll do a gig anywhere in the UK for a minimum of £100 sent, to be organised after August 2021.  The more you support me with the more I can record & make more music for you. All that do by the end of May 2021 will get their name in the credits of all albums. Join the event here:-
 
http://www.facebook.com/events/356707718459252/

MULTI-ALBUM #THEANSWERTOEVERYTHING #TATE42 RELEASED SOON

”If you think you know me, think again."      "Don't underestimate,                         don't undervalue me..."

I played & hosted at #discoverunsigned radio showcase gig live 05 on 15.12.2018 at the Hope & Anchor in Islington, thanks you so much to everyone that came! There was much of my music there to discover, along with many of those I support!  There will be another paid live showcase gig in 2021 TBA!
Please check out #discoverunsigned radio my radio station for unsigned acts, listen at http://discoverunsigned.airtime.pro
I have my own radio show there every day 7-8pm GMT #TheFriendRequestShowWithNiceGuyDave, soon with my voice & my songs & jingles too!
For unsigned musicians be my friend on Facebook & send me a personal inbox with your request & I'll try to get your song on sometime! Tagged mp3's to discoverunsigned@gmx.com thanks, & i'll add them to the music library & playlists for the best ones as soon as I can! 


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#LookRight
#WorkingOnALifesDream #TheAnswerToEverything



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Links

http://www.niceguydavemusic.com
http://www.facebook.com/niceguydavemusic
http://www.soundcloud.com/niceguydave11
http://www.twitter.com/niceguydave11
http://www.last.fm/music/Nice+Guy+Dave
http://tradiio.com/nice-guy-dave
http://www.youtube.com/user/niceguydave11
http://www.instagram.com/davidcruttenden11
http://niceguydave.bandcamp.com
http://www.facebook.com/mysteryact
http://www.facebook.com/dpcpromotions
http://www.facebook.com/discoverunsigned
http://DiscoverUnsigned.airtime.pro
http://www.twitter.com/discoverunsign1
http://www.facebook.com/oxjambracknell 

Email:- niceguydavemusic@gmx.com


http://tradiio.com/nice-guy-dave
http://soundcloud.com/niceguydave11
http://www.twitter.com/niceguydave11
http://www.youtube.com/user/niceguydave11
http://niceguydave.bandcamp.com

Nice Guy Dave at You Are Enough Festival 2017 at London Fields Brewery:- http://www.facebook.com/niceguydavemusic/videos/1742578482433942

Nice Guy Dave Feat. Mark Fletcher - Be With Me (Live at Windsor Open Mic) http://www.facebook.com/niceguydavemusic/videos/1649318101759981

Nice Guy Dave at Oxjam Newbury 2016
http://www.facebook.com/niceguydavemusic/videos/1377704708921323

Nice Guy Dave Vocal Demos Session 1
http://www.facebook.com/niceguydavemusic/videos/1744532238905233

http://niceguydave.bandcamp.com/album/you-are-enough

Mystery Act - It'll Never be The Way it Was Before (Live at Oxjam Bracknell 2016) http://www.facebook.com/mysteryact/videos/644155522411213

http://www.facebook.com/wisewordsfrompositivebeautifulsouls