Johnny Borrell

Rock Singer
Born Apr 4, 1980

Johnny Borrell is an English guitarist and singer, currently the frontman of the band Razorlight.

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1980 Birth Born on April 4, 1980.


2002 22 Years Old In 2002 he went on to form his own band which played house parties, rehearsing at a Hackney warehouse called Unit 13, comprising Carl Dalemo, Christian Smith-Pancorvo (later replaced by Andy Burrows) and Björn Ågren. … Read More
2004 24 Years Old 1 More Event
…  After 2004's constant touring Borrell was placed at No. 4 in NME's Cool List and Razorlight won Best New Act at 2004's Q Awards and the Best New Band category at the NME Awards in February 2005.
2005 25 Years Old French fashion brand Dior's creative director Hedi Slimane based his 2005 Autumn/Winter collection on Borrell and Pete Doherty and chose Razorlight to write music for the Paris show. … Read More
High profile support slots with U2, Queen, The Who and Oasis and the band's appearance at Live 8 kept Razorlight occupied through the rest of the year prior to entering the studio for their second album in early 2006. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Mandela invited the Razorlight to perform at his 1 December 2007 World Aids day concert in Johannesburg, which allowed the band to visit township AIDs projects.
Through his love of cricket (he appeared on the cover of Time Out's cricket edition in August 2005 holding a cricket ball) Borrell has become friends with some of the English cricket team including former captain Andrew Flintoff who asked Razorlight to play at the inaugural night of his charity, The Andrew Flintoff Foundation (Of which he is a patron) in July 2009 at London's The Hurlingham Club.


2013 33 Years Old Borrell's debut solo album, Borrell 1, was released in July 2013.
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