New signing: Paul Beard aka Beardy


We are pleased to let you know that Wise Music Australia has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with talented songwriter, producer and musical director Paul Beard (AKA Beardy).

Originally from the UK, Paul trained as a classical and jazz pianist from an early age, and after attending the Royal Academy of Music he made a name for himself as Musical Director and keyboard player for some of the biggest names in music including Robbie Williams, James Blunt, Bryan Ferry, Leona Lewis, and Art Garfunkel. He produced the UK #1 single “Somewhere Only We Know” for Lily Allen which was synched in the famous John Lewis Christmas campaign.

Beardy has scored and produced music for short films and TV commercials for several leading global brands including Just Eat, John Lewis, Mars, and Mercedes. He is extremely versatile and comfortable within any genre and sound palette and specializes in the use of vintage synths, tape delays and the latest music software.

Now based in Sydney with his family after relocating from LA, Beardyl has been busy co-writing, producing and collaborating with Australian artists including Guy Sebastian, Natalie Imbruglia, INXS’s Jon Farriss, our own Damien Leith, Sir Jude, Mason Watts, Odette and most recently Universal artist Cap Carter on his current single “Riot”. He’s also currently working on a composition project with the acclaimed Richard Tognetti (Artistic Director and lead violinist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra) featuring Richard’s wife and ACO principal violinist Satu Vänskä and Jim Moginie from Midnight Oil.