When Lance Freed, Chairman of Rondor/Universal Music Publishing in Los Angeles, heard Charlie Hole’s music he said “I’ll sign him but he has to finish school first!” Charlie finished school and has the deal. In 2013 Charlie released his first album entitled “The Joy of a Caged Bird” produced by multi- platinum-selling writer-producer, Jim Cregan.

Since moving to London, Charlie has worked hard to establish himself as an exceptional live performer, regularly playing several times a week. He has supported Billy Ocean at various dates around the country and opened for Steve Harley at the O2 Academy. He played at the Boardmasters Festival headlined by Ben Howard and has provided the soundtrack to an advertising campaign about his hometown, Bournemouth.

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