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Jamie Woon (born March 29, 1983) is a British singer, songwriter and producer signed to Polydor who gained widespread acclaim in 2010 for his single Night Air, following his previous independent release, Wayfaring Stranger EP.Read More...
The son of Celtic folk singer and backing artist Mae McKenna, he was born and raised in New Malden in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Greater London. He was educated at Sacred Heart RC Primary School (New Malden), S.T Catherines RC Middle School (Raynes Park) & Wimbledon College (Wimbledon). He later attended the BRIT School, where he graduated the year before Amy Winehouse, whom he later supported live.
Woon's sound and style is presently described as soul inflected vocals backed by samplers and programming, or a single guitar track. He describes his music as "... R&B, it's groove-based vocal-led music ...".
On 4 January 2011, the BBC announced that Woon had been placed fourth in the BBC's Sound of 2011 poll.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- LyricsNight air has the strangest flavor
Space to breathe it, time to savor
All that night air has to lend me
Till the morning makes me angry
In the night air, the night air
- LyricsLa-lady luck ain't playing on my side
La-lady luck ain't smiling down
La-lady luck don't care about my pride
La-lady luck lay, lays it down
I get this feeling I can dream tonight
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- LyricsWhile we have oceans
Rivers that still bring us life
Reasons to live in the moment
Hold onto your time
Let your heart go where the wind takes it
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