Writer

John Fortis

  • BASED IN LONDON, UK


Biography

John Fortis has a reputation as one of the best writer/producers in the industry for discovering and developing some of the hottest emerging artists in the UK.

Since the success of double platinum selling album Up All Night by Razorlight, which John co-wrote the first single, Rock N Roll Lies; his career has gone from strength to strength.

Cuts on Ellie Goulding’s debut album, including the single Guns & Horses, as well as his co-written and produced Explosions on her sophomore ...

John Fortis has a reputation as one of the best writer/producers in the industry for discovering and developing some of the hottest emerging artists in the UK.

Since the success of double platinum selling album Up All Night by Razorlight, which John co-wrote the first single, Rock N Roll Lies; his career has gone from strength to strength.

Cuts on Ellie Goulding’s debut album, including the single Guns & Horses, as well as his co-written and produced Explosions on her sophomore follow up Halcyon has consistently proven John to be a creative force known for bringing out the best in everyone he works with.

Based out of his London studio John has worked with a diverse range of artists having written with and/or produced the likes of Paolo Nutini, The Noisettes, Laura Marling, The Prodigy, Olly Murs, Amanda Ghost, Carl Barat, Art Brut, Leon Jean-Marie, Amy Studt, The Pipettes, Ben’s Brother, Charlie Simpson, Hafdis Huld, Michael Kiwanuka, Eugene McGuiness, Victoria Park, Luna Belle, The Good Natured, Lana Del Ray and many more.

More recently John has been working with new acts such as Lewis Capaldi (Virgin), Yellowdays (Columbia), Rachel Chinouriri, Sam Calver (Island), Frida Amundsen (Warner), David Benjamin and Ellie Moon.

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