Along with production partner Steve Anderson, Cliff produced the debut album for 13 year old singing talent Beau Dermott. Signed to Decca in the summer of 2017 after her performances on Britian’s Got Talent received more than 25 million views on YouTube, the album BRAVE Â is released on 25th August.
Cliff's Work: london session orchestra
Cliff conducted the orchestral score for the blockbuster movie, “Alien Covenant”. Recorded at London, Abbey Road Studios 2017
Robbie’s new album – The Heavy Entertainment Show – was released on the 4th November. Â Produced by Guy Chambers, the orchestra sessions for the album were conducted by CliffÂ at Angel Studios during summer 2016.
Emeli Sandé’s new album “Long Live The Angels” features a number of new string arrangements written by Cliff. The orchestra was recorded at Angel Studios over the summer of 2016. The albums first track, “Hurts” is available online now. More info coming soon…..
Cliff teamed up once again with Steve Anderson to produce their 3rd studio album for Susan Boyle. The album, “Wonderful World” features duets with Michael Bolton and Nat King Cole… Â And perhaps most unexpectedly, a cover of Madonna’s “Like A Prayer”.
Cliff teamed up once again with Steve Anderson to produce Ella Henderson’s cover of the classic Kate Bush song “This Woman’s Work”. The song was recorded in one take,Â live at Angel Studios with strings and Cliff playing piano – and is featured on the 2016 album “Sounds of the 80’s – volume 2”. A review […]
Cliff was recently in the studio recording strings for the new Little Mix album on tracks including “Secret Love Song” – a duet with Jason Deruloâ€¦ Recorded at London’s Angel Studios, featuring a 24 piece string section the band’s 3rd album “Get Weird” was released on the 6th November.
Cliff had a busy week working on the all four possible winners singles for The Voice UK TV Show. He arranged the strings and choirs for all four versions as well as arranging and producing the version of the song recorded by Lucy O’Byrne – video below
Cliff has recently been in the studio with Markus Feehily and producers Mo Jam and Steve Anderson, working on titles for his forthcoming solo project. Working at Angel Studios he arranged and conducted strings and gospel choir on a number of tracksâ€¦ Here is the first released from the album – “Love Is A Drug”
Emeli SandÃ©’s string heavy debut single “Heaven” Â was arranged by Cliff, as was the second single, “Daddy“. Emeli has become a household name in the UK since bursting onto the music scene in 2011 with her debut album “Our Version Of Events“. Â The album broke the Beatles’ record of the spending the most consecutive weeks […]
To celebrate 25 years in the music business, Kylie Minogue released the “TheÂ Abbey Road Sessions” album. Â The album features new arrangements of many of Kylie’s hit records – set in a more acoustic, orchestral style. Â It was recorded at London’s famous Abbey Road Studios in late 2011, and produced by Steve Anderson and Colin Elliot. […]
Cliff has worked with Labrinth on a number of projects including his debut album, “Electronic Earth“, which features the hit duet “Beneath Your Beautiful” with Emile SandÃ©. The song was a huge radio record thoughout 2012 and continues to be used as an instrumental for numerous TV shows. Cliff also arranged a version of Labrinth’s […]
When Alexandra Burke recorded a cover of the Bond classic “Live and Let Die”, Cliff was asked to orchestrate the new version for use as the theme music to X Factor USA.
Cliff was recently in the studio with producer James Lewis recording strings for Heather Peace’s new album, “The Thin Line”. “We Can Change” is the first single to be taken from the album featuring Cliff’s string arrangement.