Simon Francis

Bassist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer


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Simon Francis is an international live & studio musician Experienced in Electric Bass, Upright, & Synth Bass and using these three disciplines together to provide a powerful, soul-full low end in a variety of musical environments, providing a firm & engaging musical foundation.

He is also adept at providing musical accompaniment on guitar, keys, and backing vocals, alongside helping design, program, & build keyboard/playback systems.

Filled with a passion for music and immersed in a diverse range of styles and genres, he works on tours, albums and promotional work with a wide range of bands and artists.

Recent Projects

Ellie Goulding - Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Synth Bass, Live Programming,

Harlea - Guitar, Backing Vocals

Exit Kid - Bass Guitar

ICVO - Bass Guitar, Modular Synth

Becky Hill - Bass Guitar, Synth, Live Programming

Leah Mason/Minke - Bass Guitar

Diagrams - Bass Guitar, Synth, Live Programming

The Pierces - Bass Guitar

David's Lyre - Bass Guitar, Synth, Backing Vox, & Musical Direction

Years & Years - Live Programming




Danelectro 63 Longscale

DeArmond Starfire

Eko Florentine Hollow Body 1963

Epiphone Jack Casady Bass

Epiphone EA260/5120-E '71

Fender Mustang 1978

Fender Classic 50s Precision

Fender Tony Franklin Fretted Precision Bass

Fender Jaguar Bass (modified w/ neck humbucker)

Gibson Grabber '78 & '82

Gibson Ripper Fretless 1973

Gibson Thunderbird (w/ Thunderbuckers '66 spec)

Gibson 335 Bass

Goya Panther II Holllowbody '65

Guild Starfire I Bass '67

Hagstrom/Futurama Coronado IV 1964

Travis Bean Designs TB2000

Yamaha BB2024x

Yamaha BB734a


Fender Jazzmaster

Fender Telecaster

Fender CP100 Parlor Guitar


Moog Voyager

Korg MS20

Modular Synth incl. WMD/Make Noise/SynthTech...etc modules.


Native Instruments Komplete & S49 Keyboard


Ableton Live / Logic Pro X / Pro Tools 12

Brent Averill API 312 / Vintech 573

API 550a / Pete's Place BAC 500

Various Plugins; Waves/Soundtoys/ValhallaDSP...etc.


Jule Amps Monique

Ashdown Little Bastard

Ashdown 4x12


JH Audio JH16 in ear monitors


Over 250+ effects pedals

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