Croll performing in 2014
|Birth name||Daniel Francis Croll|
|Born||July 18, 1990|
|Genres||Indie rock, folktronica, pop rock, indie pop|
|Instruments||Guitar, trumpet, piano, bass guitar, percussion|
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]
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