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Eran James
Background information
Birth name Eran James
Origin Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genres Soul
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2004–present

Eran James (born 27 March 1989) is a singer-songwriter from Melbourne, Australia. James has released two albums, Reviewing The Situation in 2004 and Ten Songs About Love on 6 October 2007.


Personal life

James is from Hoppers Crossing in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. James' mother Wendy began taking him to singing lessons as a six-year-old, supporting his career through his earlier years before she died from cancer in 2006.

Music career

Performing since he was a child, James first performed as an eight-year-old and quickly developed into a powerful soul singer, being discovered as a ten-year-old by his current manager Shane Monopoli. James signed his first record deal as a thirteen-year-old with Universal Records. He released his first album, Reviewing The Situation, aged fifteen in 2004.[1]

Following the successful release of his first album, James attracted the attention of some of the worlds leading producers. Moving to New York, James teamed with renowned producer Jay Newland, who co-produced the Norah Jones album Come Away With Me. Working with Newland, James produced his second album Ten Songs About Love, released on 6 October 2007. It has reached #43 on the ARIA charts.

During his time in New York, James had a chance meeting with the "Godfather of Soul" James Brown. After hearing James sing, Brown was quoted saying "Man, you're blacker than me."[2]

James' powerful voice earned him a spot as the opening act for Sir Elton John's Australian tour, which began in November 2007.




  • 2004: Reviewing The Situation AUS #65[3]
  • 2007: Ten Songs About Love AUS #43


  • 2005: "I Get Lifted"
  • 2005: "I'm All Alone"
  • 2007: "Touched By Love"


  1. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 760
  2. ^ Heard, Hamish (9 October 2007), "Eran lands the gig of a lifetime", Star, Werribee, Hoppers Crossing: p.3  
  3. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 762

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