Sir Piers

Sir Piers

Real Name:
Piers Penfold
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Sir Piers - Biography

A diverse Songwriter, Producer, Singer, and versatile DJ, who’s renowned for his classic soulful sound, and following the great success of the first single “American in Cheslea” featuring Monique Bingham, Sir Piers is now preparing to release his long awaited debut soul album: “SirVival.”

Known for a long line of timeless house classics over the last 20 years, on pioneering labels like Strictly Rhythm, Sony, Jive, Defected, Virgin, Cooltempo, Om, Mn2s, Soulfuric, King Street, Purple Music, and Peppermint Jam among many. Piers’s most notable hits to feature on his own 'curious' label, include ‘Don’t You Love Me’ and ‘Fool’s Got Nothin’, featuring his regular muse, the oustanding Monique Bingham. Whether producing as Sir Piers or as Tarantulaz, SummerHeadz, DirtDiggers, or teaming up with KZNZK in Brazil as Buff & Lean, Piers has carved a niche for himself in underground and mainstream house as well as modern soul circles and beyond. Sir Piers is revered as an artist of exceptional ability and promise.

As a remixer Piers has lent his skills to so many greats, including: Alicia Keys, Roy Ayers, Pharrell, Groove Armada, Angie Stone, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Ananda Project, Lynden David Hall, Todd Terry, Jill Scott, A Tribe Called Quest, Justin Timberlake, Aaliya Jocelyn Brown, Snoop Dogg, , Basement Boys, Stevie Wonder, Beyonce and many more!

As an international DJ, Piers has been playing to crowds from Ibiza to Miami, to Sydney, Jakarta and Hong Kong since he was sixteen years of age. As a DJ he can entertain the most discerning crowds, including recent tours of South America playing elite clubs like Pacha, Mokai (São Paulo), Cafe de la Musique (Florianopolis) and Privilege (Rio) in Brazil. Put Sir Piers in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, New York or even sunset parties in Bali or Jakarta and this music man has gained a reputation for bringing the house down, every time!

Piers' 'Sirvival' album includes outstanding songs and productions written with (and for) stars including; Level 42, Shock G & Humpty Hump (of 2Pac & Digital Underground fame), Frank McComb, Kenny Thomas, Shaun Escoffery, Monique Bingham, Natalie Williams, Robert Owens and more! Following the LP will come 'SirVival Remixed' - where the songs get lovingly re-crafted by some world renowned heavyweight producers.

To mark the release, Piers is currently working on an exciting film. A documentary that includes fascinating scenes, and in depth interviews with some of Piers's favourite singers, players, producers and DJ's involved in the 'Sirvival' project and his journey so far. As Pete Tong said This man’s music transcends genres, yet maintains that soulful edge, which has become his trademark”. Watch this space, for Sir Piers is just getting started...
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