Allan Rose (born 28 April 1988, London, England) is an english pop/soul singer and songwriter. He is arguably best known for his song 'Dance Floor' which peaked at Number 20 in the iTunes chart and was prominently featured in the British Channel 4 show, 'Fresh Meat'.[1]

Early Life

Allan was born in London to half Irish parents and raised in Battersea and Wandsworth. Allan first found his love for music from both of his parents. His father would listen to older reggae and rock and roll, while his mother listened to what was then more current music such as Alanis Morrisette and Oasis. He began to sing at the age of 8 in his school choir where he regularly sang the lead roles in school performances. During his time at primary school Allan learnt to play the drums and the steel pans. He then attended Ernest Bevin for boys in Tooting until he was 14. It was here that Allan discovered a natural talent music as he learnt to play the violin here and passed grades 1-6 in the space of two years. He then heard about the Brit School in Croydon from a school friend, auditioned and was accepted to study Music.

'Music Career ' While attending the Brit School, Allan studied with contemporaries such as Adele, Charlene Soraia, Katy B and Jessie J. Here he learnt how to sing properly and mould his craft as his passion in music was at its strongest. It wasn't until Allan Left the Brit School at the age of 19 that he started to gig around the UK and perform at various Venues. He learnt to play the guitar so he could accompany himself and it was from here Allan knew that he wanted to be a singer Songwriter in the Music industry. His early Music was accoustic folk and he released his very 1st EP Spray Paint The Sky which started to get Allan some local attention from Radio shows and DJ's. Allan by chance Met John Kennedy from XFM radio at a gig and like Allan's Music so much that he Played his song Don't Watch Me Sleep on his radio station where it then was made his record of the week. Alls was gigging regularly now, at least 3 times a week and played over 100 different venues around London in the summer of 2009. Due to a few changes in his life and friends he was hanging around Allan took a step back from the music and decided to work various different jobs. But then from 2011 he started writing again and making a whole new style of music. Allan has been working different producers and has now developed a very unique sound and crossed over genres in his music. He is now and Electronic Pop singer songwriter. He released his 1st ever Single Dance Floor in October 2011 and it climbed all the way up the UK charts hitting a very rewarding number 20. From this, Channel 4 picked up on it and added it to their brand new hit series Fresh Meat where it played in 4 different shows. Mercedes Benz MIxed tape then picked up on it and featured it on their album which made 5,000 copies of it and handed them out at the Mercedes Benz Motor show in Beijing. They also used his song for their new promo video for a new Mercedes car. Allan is now currently overseas on a touring contract singing and performing and will return the UK in October. He already has his second single lined up for release which is called "Nobody."


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