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Simon Ward

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.

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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 Google 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


Deepend & Simon Ward

Vocalist & Songwriter

Feel It In My Bones Watch Video
Hey (I Miss You)

Armin Van Buuren - Feat. Simon Ward

Vocalist & Co-Songwriter

Hey (I Miss You) Watch Video
Love We Lost

Armin Van Buuren & R3HAB - Feat. Simon Ward

Vocalist & Co-Songwriter

Love We Lost Watch Video

The Strumbellas

Main Songwriter

The Strumbellas
I, The Mountain - The Boat

I, the Mountain

Co-Songwriter / Producer

The Boat
Serena Ryder - Famous

Serena Ryder


Splash N Booths

Splash 'N Boots


Big House
The Jerry Cans - Cloud

The Jerry Cans

Co-Producer / Songwriter

Eli And The Strawman Album Cover

Eli and the Strawman

Co-Producer / Songwriter

Let Me Explain No One Tiger


Simon Ward Songwriting


Joanne Setterington


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