Simon Francis

Bassist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer


Home Experience



I have played at a wide number of venues and festivals taking part in full production tours as well as more "rough & ready" club tours:



The Royal Albert Hall, London

Brixton Academy, London,

Hatfield House, Hatfield

Masidson Square Garden, New York, USA

Barfly, London

O2 Arena London

Nokia Theatre, LA, USA

Red Rocks Amphitheatre, USA

Odyssey Arena, Belfast

Glastonbury Festival, England

V Festival, England

T in The Park, Scotland

Hop Farm, England

Great Escape Festival, Brighton

Dot-to-Dot Festival, Bristol

Scopitone, France

Sandance, Dubai

Coachella, USA

Lollapalooza, USA, Chile, Brasil, Argentina



I have toured, and recorded with a number of artists inlcuding:


Kylie Minogue

Ellie Goulding

Poinsonous Birds

Exit Kid


The Pierces

David's Lyre


DJ Fresh

Leah Mason

Bo Bruce

Maxwell Cooke

The Sancho Plan


I've also had the pleasure of providing programming, sound design, & live pre-production for artists including:


Ellie Goulding (programming, plug-in/software design)

Sigrid (programming, sound design)

Aurora (programming)

Years & Years (programming, sound design, sampling)

Ariana & The Rose (live pre-production, programming)






I have been involved in the recording of a number of singles, albums, and other projects alongside producers including:


Dwayne Larring (Kelly Clarkson, Nick Carter)

Tom Fuller (N-Dubz, Patrick Wolf)

Julian Kindred (Ellie Goulding, Michele Stodart)

David Oversby-Powell (Brontide, F y f e )



TV/Radio Appearances include:


BBC Later... With Jools Holland, UK

ITV iTunes Festival Highlights, UK,

ITV This Morning, UK.

The Jonathan Ross Show, UK

Live From Abbey Road, UK & Worldwide

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, USA

The Ellen DeGeneres Show, USA

Conan, USA

Sunrise, Australia

BBC Radio 1 Huw Stephens session, UK,

BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, UK

BBC Radio 2 Jo Whiley Session, UK