Jeremy Grey Bio
Jeremy Grey uses songs, his voice, and guitar to express his passion in music. Jeremy Grey spent the past five years as the frontman to the band Willhorse, where they gained success touring across Canada, garnering regular radio play and placing in the top 5 of the 2013 Vancouver based Peak Performance Project. With the members of the band remaining the closest of friends yet following their own paths, Grey has begun establishing his solo career collaborating with fellow artists torecord his first solo record. This consists of tender yet gritty songs that directly reflect Grey’s personal experiences and inspirations.
Writing about small town living, seeking adventure, falling in love and the many struggles life unfolds, Jeremy Grey’s songs tell authentic stories of the human experience. His vocal range comes with an edge and deep resonance that communicates much of his emotive personality. He creates instant appeal with his dark brooding eyes and natural charisma that grabs hold of a crowd instantly. With influences that include Ryan Adams, Chris Stapleton, and Nathanial Rateliff, Jeremy Grey strives to connect with the listener through his honest lyrics and strong presence on stage. Passion, sacrifice, determination and the will to keep a dream alive all add up to an artist whose heart is captured in each song for audiences to see, hear, and love.
Project WILD Bootcamp song co-write pairing: Leaving Thomas
5 Questions With... Jeremy Grey
1. What brought you to country/roots music?
Growing up on a ranch, country is the music that I have always listened to. Now feeling that country music has had a switch into more of a roots feel, it has inspired me to write more songs alike.
2. When did you write your first song - as an artist or with a band?
I first started writing music when I was 17, which led me into staring a band with my cousin and friends.
3. If you could go on tour opening to any performing artist right now, who would it be?
If I could open up for any artist right now it would have to be Chris Stapleton.
4. What is the best trend in country/roots music right now?
I feel that the best trend happening right now in country music is that outlaw country is gaining popularity.
5. What part of Project WILD are you most looking forward to?
I’m looking forward to the entire experience of meeting likeminded musicians and industry people to gain a better perspective of the current music business.