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Alan Pownall


Stephen Alan Fletcher Pownall born 30 December 1986 is an English singer-songwriter, perhaps best known as the husband of actress Gabriella Wilde

Contents

  • 1 Music
  • 2 Personal life
  • 3 Discography
    • 31 Studio album
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Music

The son of Orlando Pownall, QC, he grew up in Richmond-upon-Thames and went to Marlborough College and Shiplake College Originally interested in fashion, he worked for French designer Roland Mouret for two years, where he was advised to study in Milan He went on to study fashion design but dropped out a year later in 2006 to pursue a music career in London

After meeting Adele at one of her early gigs, he told her that he was making music and she should look it up To his surprise, he was contacted via his MySpace profile and asked to support her on her first British tour As he only had a four-song set, he wrote a lot of his material whilst on tour He also toured with Paloma Faith, Lissie, Marina and the Diamonds, Noah and the Whale and Florence and the Machine

He shared a flat in London with fellow singer/songwriter Jay Jay Pistolet who would go on to become the front man of The Vaccines He later moved in with Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall from Mumford and Sons, who he supposedly introduced to Ted Dwane

In one interview he claims to be "all but deaf in right ear"

Pownall's debut EP was released on 5 April 2010 through Mercury Records and his album True Love Stories was released on 25 June 2010 They parted company shortly after the release in late 2010, with Pownall taking a two and a half year break from music

Pownall and formed the electro-pop duo Pale in late 2012, with Pownall as the singer Pale has supported The Vaccines and Sky Ferreira on tour They worked with Jas Shaw of Simian Mobile Disco to produce their first two singles, released through the independent label 37 Adventures As of November 2017, their Facebook and Soundcloud pages show that Pale has been dormant since releasing an EP, The Comeback, in 2014

Personal life

On 13 September 2014, Pownall married actress Gabriella Wilde The couple's first son, Sasha Blue Pownall, was born on 3 February 2014 In 2016, Wilde gave birth to their second son, Shiloh Silva Pownall

Discography

Allmusic
Clash
The Guardian
MusicOMH

Studio album

Title Album details
True Love Stories
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD, digital download

References

  1. ^ O'Brien, Jon "Alan Pownall: music biography" AllMusic 
  2. ^ Brayl, Rob "A Pownall covers 'Single Ladies'" Bigger Than Beyonce 
  3. ^ "The Interview: Alan Pownall" What's the Ruckus 
  4. ^ "5 minutes with Alan Pownall" Crack in the Road 
  5. ^ "Pale" SoundCloud Retrieved 2017-11-27 
  6. ^ "Pale Music" Facebook Retrieved 2017-11-27 
  7. ^ "Cressida's wedding dash to be with Harry" Daily Mail 15 September 2014 
  8. ^ "POWNALL" The Daily Telegraph 5 February 2014 Retrieved 7 February 2014 
  9. ^ O'Brien, Jon "Alan Pownall – 'True Love Stories' review" AllMusic Retrieved 30 April 2014 
  10. ^ Harris, Steve 12 July 2010 "Reviews: Alan Pownall – 'True Love Stories'" Clash Retrieved 30 April 2014 
  11. ^ Sullivan, Caroline 8 July 2010 "Music: Alan Pownall – 'True Love Stories'" The Guardian Retrieved 30 April 2014 
  12. ^ Clarke, Helen 19 July 2010 "Reviews: Alan Pownall – 'True Love Stories'" musicOMH Retrieved 30 April 2014 

External links

  • Mercury Records
  • Fearne Cotton on BBC Radio 1
  • BBC Introducing


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