Peter Brame
British singer-songwriter
Peter Brame
Peter Charles Brame is an English singer-songwriter, pop singer and guitarist, based in Colchester, Essex. He became known through his appearances on television as a contestant on the second series of BBC talent show Fame Academy. Brame taught himself to play the guitar when he was 17, and performed in local pubs and clubs as a teenager, he also fronted the indie bands Ish whilst still at school and Hannahs Fallen during his University days.
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    TWENTIES
  • 2007
    Age 27
    He continues to perform live regularly and appeared at several music festivals in the South East of England in summer 2007. Brame's debut album My Secret Suicide was released on 13 October 2008.
    More Details Hide Details Fame Academy Bee-Gees Special (Polydor, 25 August 2003) Track 5: Massachusetts Fame Academy - The Finalists (Polydor, 6 October 2003) Track 13: In My Place An Introduction (self published, 2005) My Secret Suicide (Manic Records September 2008) Alcoholic Love Songs (Manic Records 17 April 2007) Fame Academy Official Downloads, 2003) "Wake Up" (Manic Records, 21 August 2006)
  • 2006
    Age 26
    Early in 2006 he signed to Double Impact Management.
    More Details Hide Details His debut single "Wake Up" was released on 21 August on their independent label. This received mixed reviews, being variously described as "like the Black Crowes jamming with a glam rock band", "recalls early Primal Scream and Smashing Pumpkins" and "over-produced to a point where Pete Waterman would probably blanche" however it failed.
  • 2005
    Age 25
    Still unsigned, he recorded a 17 track album of his own songs in 2005 titled An Introduction, having co-written one of the tracks "Smash" with former Gay Dad front-man Cliff Jones.
    More Details Hide Details This was made available from his website. He continued to write songs and began performing solo again, showcasing his own material at a number of acoustic gigs.
  • 2004
    Age 24
    Initially singing with The Dolls in 2004, he went on to co-found a rock band called One Finger Zen with one-time Libertines guitarist Nick Gavrilovic. They started touring pubs and clubs in the UK, buying an old fire engine which they used instead of a van. Despite getting a favourable reception from audiences, Brame was declared bankrupt in May 2005 http://archive.thisisessex.co.uk/2005/5/27/115871.html and the band split later that year.
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  • 2003
    Age 23
    His recording of Massachusetts appears on the Fame Academy Bee Gees Special album, released in August 2003 and was included in the best selling Fame Academy - The Finalists album, released in 2003.
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    In 2003, after quitting a degree in sociology, he was working as a management trainee when he successfully auditioned for the second series of the BBC's singing competition Fame Academy.He finished in fourth place.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    Born in 1979.
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