The human soul of a man with a 5 octave range is described by many who have Heard Paul sing and often compared to Ron Isley of the Isly Brother fame.His Beautiful soul renditions are tear tearjerkers. Originally from the UK. P Bailey had his first taste of musical inspiration while taking part in music class in grade school. Principal Miss Johnston
was so impressed by his musical sense encouraged him to continue.Early Influences were Motown and Muscle Shoals.Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson were a big Influence on him as a Singer/Songwriter/Performer.
The Early Years
With no formal training Bailey developed his singing and writing style by listening to his favorite artists of the day like,Ron Isley,Donny Hathaway,Luther Van dross, Michael Jackson,Prince and James Brown . P took part in many community talent shows and was a crowd pleaser singing and dancing to his favorite songs.
During a chance meeting at a popular night club in Montreal called Checkers Paul met members of the stone city band and forwarded a demo. Super Star 'Rick James' later used a sample of his song 'Part time Lover' on the sound track of the movie Colors. It was an exciting time and his first real break.
His next chance came while doing session work P met DJ Robby Demlakian. Who Co-Produced his single a 12-inch House Mix called 'Get on Board 'recorded with his group Walter P.P.K which charted #3 on the house Dance charts in the UK and won him the Professional Publishers & Songwriters award from Factor a grant foundation.
With His new group Scandalous Paul recieved the Demo Clip award
for the song Desire from Music Plus Music Video Channel.
Just recieved a song placements on TV for the show Bet Originals
Fo the song "Part of me Instrumental" And my catalog pitched to Retail shops and Boutiques across Europe.
Recently Attended Midem's Global Sync & Rountable Summit where Paul as already connected with the world's top Music Supervisors for his catalog and recenly signed a Licensing and distribution deal with Sound Republica for Korean territories and as dropped 2 albums to date 'Story' and Paul Bailey Special collection. Currently PCB Publishing as secured licensing in the Indie movie "Call Me Brother". Song "Dance the Night away" will be featured in the movie An Incestuous Comedy.
Directed by David Howe Written by and Starring Christina ParrishProduced by David Bukstein
monolithfiji.com released 2018. Paul has also secured placement on various US TV shows for sync licensing. He has released his long awaited Cd "Story" on Global Soul Group to all digital platforms. Recently won the Academia 2015 song writing award for Best Funk/Hip hop "Story" As also Just signed a deal with Superb songs to administer is Publishing catalog PCB Publishing to Asia,South America,US . Paul's catalog of songs are being used in Fim & TV FOR sync deals . An exclusive digital licensing deal with Kondrin music Russia territories. The song 'Do what you feel' as been licensed in the documentary 'Trash Dance' released 2012 SXSW. The Song writing competition Song of the year 2012 just awarded Paul the suggested artist placement for the song 'Trophy' for being in the top 2%. 2010 Best Provincial R&B Soul CD Album
* WINNER * P Bailey, "Find me somebody" Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Also Being featured on commercial,Internet and College radio stations in Japan,Australia, Canada, and the UK, like Radio Pandora,Spotify radio, Jango Radio, Kiss FM,CKUT Montreal,Funk above the rest,Nevada to name a few. Spot light on CBC One Montreal program 'Home run', which featured the new album "Story" His Song' Part of me' also received a certificate of merit from the Uni Song International Song writing competition for being in the top ten percent. With his new catalog of songs P Bailey is a man on a mission remember his name because you won't forget his soul