Internationally renowned singer and songwriter, Ade Payne, has had the immense pleasure of opening for Grammy Award winners, Little Big Town in Nashville and over the years has shared billing with artists such as Jethro Tull, Whitesnake, Bad Company, Newton Faulkner, Fairport Convention, Eric Faulkner (Bay City Rollers), Melanie Blatt (All Saints), The Monkees, Hazel O’ Connor, Tony Moore (Cutting Crew) and many more.
Ade’s catchy, original songs feature in the playlists of radio broadcasts worldwide and BBC Introducing have recently featured several of his tunes.
With a huge repertoire and enormous versatility, Ade performs a collection of original material and alongside a selection of covers.
Possessing an intuitive way with words and melodies Ade’s songs carry the listener away on a roller coaster of emotions. His powerful vocals combine with a clever use of instrumentation to deliver songs that audiences feel an affinity with from the outset.
Inspired from a young age by bands such as Neil Young, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Doobie Brothers, Hall & Oates, Aerosmith, 10cc, Eagles, McCartney, Genesis, Rush, Led Zep and Skynrd – Ade continues to find the inspiration for his music from a broad spectrum of recording artists, both old and new.
His music defies being placed in any one genre, continuing to win him fans and high acclaim worldwide.