Bio

"Chris Holden's music is
upbeat and contagious"

                                                             - BBC Radio

Hampshire, UK Based Singer-Songwriter Chris Holden is a contagious performer with hard-hitting lyrics and catchy hooks.
 

Chris Holden has been touring the UK for the last eight years performing a wide mix of originals and upbeat covers. This has resulted in a strong local following and has developed Chris Holden into a well-rounded performer with amazing crowd interaction.
 

Singer-Songwriter Chris Holden explains how “Butterside Up” was written “Over the last seven years of my life I have been riding the most unstable rollercoaster you could ever dream of. I have experienced the crazy highs and brutal lows of a musician’s life.
 

I have been endlessly blessed with amazing opportunities and stunning relationships. Although nothing lasts forever. This album follows my erratic and emotional journey from a young jack the lad who would spend his last five on a pint to the wiser man I am today. These are the most honest lyrics I have ever written, and I have not held back any harsh truths about myself.”

 

Having spent the past year shaping his sound and performing at various venues around Europe more than once a week.
 

Chris Holden enlisted Luke Burywood (Frontman and Producer for Abandon Ship!) to record and master his forthcoming Fifteen Track album “Butterside Up.”
 

The debut album is full of fun-fuelled riffs and lyrics that speak relatable tales of an urban self throughout many ups and downs.
 

The album is backed by new self-produced visual branding to follow through the release.
 

Chris Holden has been busy raising his profile on live radio shows such as BBC Introducing, Heart radio and many more.
 

“Your voice makes me want to get up and dance”
– Michelle Jordan (BBC Berkshire & Heart FM)
 

“Great songwriter with a strong natural tone”
– Andy Bennet (Ocean Colour Scene)
 

“You’re the guitar guy!”
– Chris Tarrant (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire)

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