Songwriting Partnerships S-Z

Shingai Shoniwa & Dan Smith

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Shingai Elizabeth Maria Shoniwa (born 17 September 1981) is an English singer who is vocalist and bassist in Noisettes. She met Daniel John Montagu Smith (born 8 August 1979) when they were both studying at the BRIT School in South London. They started writing songs together in 2003 and Noisettes was formed soon after. An EP, Three Moods of The Noisettes was released in 2003. A debut album, What’s The Time, Mr Wolf? was released in 2007.


Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel

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Simon and Garfunkel were an American singer-songwriter duo consisting of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. As S&G, the duo rose to fame in 1965. They are well known for their close vocal harmonies and unstable relationship.


Snow Patrol

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Snow Patrol is a Northern Irish alt rock, and pop rock band formed in 1993, consisting of Gary Lightbody (vocals, guitar), Nathan Connolly (guitar, vocals), Paul Wilson (bass guitar, backing vocals), Jonny Quinn (drums), and Johnny McDaid (piano, guitar, vocals).

Initially an indie rock band, the group rose to prominence in the 2000s as part of the post-Britpop movement. They signed to Polydor in 2002 and released Final Straw in 2003. The album was certified 5 platinum in the UK and eventually sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Their next studio album, Eyes Open (2006), and its hit single, "Chasing Cars", propelled the band to greater international fame. Snow Patrol has won seven Meteor Ireland Music Awards and has been nominated for 6 Brit Awards.


Joe Strummer & Mick Jones

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Born John Graham Mellor, 21 August 1952 (died 22 December 2002) and Michael Geoffrey Jones, 26 June 1955, JS and MJ were founder members, guitarists and vocalists in the English punk-rock band The Clash (1976-1986) and co-wrote many of the band’s songs. MJ was dismissed from the band in 1983.

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Anne Williamson & Brandon Walters

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My Name is You is a duo of married singer-songwriters: Anne Williamson from Edinburgh and Brandon Walters from California, who met while studying music at U.S.C. and began to write songs together in 2011. They are now based in L.A. In December 2011, MNIY released their eponymous debut EP, described as “a rich convergence of orchestral indie-folk and heartfelt lyrics”. Their debut album “The Fortunate Ones” was released in 2013.


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