Bio

Sam Frank

I have had over fifty releases on major labels, underground and independent labels.

Examples of releases;

Sia - album, Healing is Difficult - Columbia
co-writes and production
Little Man
Drink to Get Drunk
Get Me
I’m Not Important to You
Healing is Difficult
Judge Me
insidiously

Skepta - single, Simple Life, album Black Listed  - Boy Better Know

Emile Sande - track, Kill The Boy, album Our Version of Events - Virgin/EMI

Skream - singles, Where You Should Be, Rollercoaster, Anticipate, How Real, Pent Up, Under the City Lights - album Outside the Box - Sony

AlunaGeorge - single, Best Be Believing, album Body Music - Island

Netsky - singles/tracks, Without You, T.N.T. - Hospital/Sony/Epic

Tinie Tempah - track, Illusion, album Disc-Overy - Parlophone

Chiddy Bang - single, Talkin To Myself, album Breakfast - I.R.S./Virgin

Drumsound and Bassline Smith - single, Atmosphere - New State Records

Jess Mills - single, Pixellated People, album Twist of Fate - Island/Universal

Benga - track, Warzone, album Chapter 2 - Sony

Magnetic Man - album, Magnetic Man - Sony
co-writes and production/string arrangement

Flying into Tokyo
The Bug
Boiling Water
Crossover

Katy B - cowrite on single Witches Brew - iTunes

Little Nikki - single Where I’m Coming From - Mercury

P Money - single, Dubsteppin - Rinse

Zed Bias - track, Nightlovers, album Biasonic Hotsauce - Tru Thoughts

Rockwell - track, Childhood Memories, album Rockwell - Shogun

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I’ve had publishing deals with both EMI and BMG, written with hundreds of artists in multiple genres, composed for television ads, worked as a string and brass arranger, released my own album (the Hour, Gut Records), been play-listed on Apple’s Beats 1,  BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC 6 Music, UK’s Kiss FM as well as most other commercial networks, and I’ve had several co-writing releases in the USA, Europe, Germany, Nashville and Iceland.

I currently have the title track to the number one New Zealand podcast, The Trainee Sexologist, available on the Rover App and Spotify

https://open.spotify.com/show/13bU1eoJaKnQsHkKZ2H3Bq

I have worked at Air Studios, Abbey Rd, Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios, Metropolis and overseas in Los Angeles and New York.

As a professional saxophonist, I have played most major European and American music venues, including London’s Royal Albert Hall, & New York’s Radio City as Jay Z’s brass arranger. In earlier years I also perfeormed and travelled on tours with US3, the Rocky Horror Show, Bernie Worrel, Lulu, The National Youth Jazz Orchestra and a world cruise on the QE2.