Dan Croll

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Dan Croll
Croll performing in 2014
Croll performing in 2014
Background information
Birth nameDaniel Francis Croll
Born (1990-07-18) 18 July 1990 (age 32)
Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
OriginStoke-on-Trent, England
GenresIndie rock, folktronica, pop rock, indie pop
InstrumentsGuitar, trumpet, piano, bass guitar, percussion
Years active2010–present
LabelsCommunion Records

Daniel Francis Croll (born 18 July 1990) is an English singer-songwriter from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire who is currently based in Liverpool, Merseyside.

Personal life[change | change source]

Croll was born in the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in the county of Staffordshire. At the age of 18, he moved to Liverpool to attend the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). While attending the institute, he won the national Songwriter of the Year award from the Musicians' Benevolent Fund and was one of eight students picked to have a one-to-one with LIPA founder Paul McCartney.

Music career[change | change source]

His debut single, "From Nowhere", was released on 24 September 2012. He released his second single "Compliment Your Soul" in March 2013. This was followed up by the release of "In/Out" in July the same year. On 13 October 2013, Croll released the song "Home" on his own VEVO channel on YouTube. His song "Compliment Your Soul" was included in the soundtrack of FIFA 14, a football video game. As well as FIFA, a remix of "From Nowhere", titled "From Nowhere (Baardsen Remix)", was featured on the soundtrack of Grand Theft Auto V.

Discography[change | change source]

Title Album details Peak positions
Sweet Disarray 26 53
Emerging Adulthood
  • Released: 21 July 2017
  • Label: Communion Group
  • Formats: CD, digital download