Johnny McDaid


Fecha de Nacimiento: 24/07/1976
Edad: 41 Signo: Leo
Ocupación: Record producer,Musician,Songwriter,Audio Engineer,Writer

John "Johnny" McDaid, is a writer, musician, producer, engineer and recording artist from Derry, Northern Ireland. He plays piano, guitar and backing vocals in alternative rock band Snow Patrol. McDaid was formerly the singer and songwriter of the band Vega4, whose second album "You and Others" was produced by Jacknife Lee. Their first single release, "Life Is Beautiful", was in the US Hot AC radio charts Top 40 for 12 weeks in 2007 and was the song for the theatrical trailer of the film My Sister's Keeper. McDaid worked with Paul Van Dyk, resulting in "Time of Our Lives" the number 1 club chart single from the Grammy nominated album Reflections. He wrote and performed the number 1 club chart hit "Home" for Paul van Dyk. The single was awarded Best Track at the 2009 Trance Awards. McDaid has performed with Paul van Dyk at selected shows. In 2009, McDaid was the first signing to Snow Patrol's new publishing company, Polar Patrol Publishing. Known to work with styles of music from dance and pop to acoustic singer songwriters, McDaid has written and produced tracks for Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, Carina Round, Ingrid Michaelson, Gary Go, Example, & Rosi Golan . He has also worked with Iain Archer, Declan O'Rourke, Tonio K, Freelance Hellraiser. He wrote and produced the title track for the movie "House of Fools" directed by Oscar nominated director Eva Isaksen and has written and produced records for Sony BMG, Universal, EMI, PIAS, Mushroom and Capitol Records.