Simon Ward paired musings on failure with sunny chords and bright acoustics; messages of despair came in the form of enticingly singable hooks”
– Entertainment Weekly
Simon Ward is an award winning, critically acclaimed musical artist whose multi-faceted career includes lead singer / principle songwriter of The Strumbellas, solo artist known as Simon and the Island, featured vocalist, songwriter for film and tv, co-songwriter with artists and music producer.
Ward’s craft has taken him all over the world, and scored him numerous awards including Single of the Year (JUNO Awards), Songwriter of the Year awards (SOCAN, CMW Indies, Canadian Independent Music Awards), Best Rock Video (Spirits – MMVAs), Best New Rock / Alt Rock Artist (iHeartRadio Awards). The single, Spirits, achieved triple platinum in Italy and Canada, gold in America, Germany and France.
Ward’s music has been licensed to a vast array of synchs for the big screen, network tv, online content platforms, trailers, commercials, sports, video games and product partnerships including:
|Welcome to Marwen||Coca-Cola||A Million Little Things|
|Netflix: The Half Of It||CBC Still Standing|
|Midnight Sun||Advil||CNN Heroes|
|All My Life||T-Mobile||Fox Sports|
|A Taste Of Summer||Orange Mobile||MLB, NFL, NHL|
|Sweet Autumn||Yomo Italy||The Sims|
|Middle School||Skoda Italy|
Main SongwriterThe Strumbellas
Co-Songwriter / ProducerThe Boat
Co-Producer / Songwriterclouds