Liam Bailey

Liam Bailey is an English musician from Nottingham. Bailey is noted for his soul, reggae, and blues influenced vocal style and has been compared to Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Bill Withers, and Bob Marley. Liam is a respected artist and in known for his real energy and integrity.

Bailey has been performing around the world with Chase & Status since 2010. Bailey co-wrote & performed on their single Blind Faith, released on 21 January 2011 in the UK, where it debuted at number five in the charts.

His debut solo single “You Better Leave Me” was released on 2 March 2011; it was supported by British DJ Zane Lowe. His EP It’s Not the Same followed on 3 July, to positive reviews A tour with Jessie J took place the same year, and Bailey also collaborated with folk rock group The Memory Band on song “Demon Days”, a track from their album Oh My Days, later used on the soundtrack to film Third Star.

Bailey went on to collaborate with Delilah on an alternate version of her single Breathe, He then worked with DJ Fresh on the song “Don’t Tell Me”.

Bailey’s collaboration with Shy FX, “Soon Come” reached No. 6 on the UK Indie Chart in August 2013 and received praise from David Rodigan, Zane Lowe, and Annie Mac.

His debut album Definitely Now was released in the US in August 2014 to critical acclaim and praise. The sound of the reord was described as “sweet Daptone soul infused with blues moods, Oasis riffage, Sam Cooke grooves and light Jamaican accents” by Wondering Sound.

Recently Bailey has been working on brand new music. With a bunch of music in the vault, 2018 will be the time he releases this material for the world to hear, along with festival appearances and a headline show at Omera, London, 5th July.

Agent Info

Andrew Wildgoose
andrew@diplomatsofsound.org