One of the biggest singles of 2012, the quadruple-platinum “Home” announced Phillip Phillips as a singer/guitarist of both rare authenticity and massive pop appeal. Centering on the American Idol season 11 winner’s rich, raspy vocals and masterful guitar skills. “Home” served as the lead single from The World from the Side of the Moon (19 Entertainment/Interscop Records) – a platinum-selling album that shot to #4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart upon its November 2012 release. Phillip’s widely acclaimed debut also features the platinum single “Gone, Gone, Gone” and the Phillips-penned “Where We Came From,” as well as a host of numbers that flaunt the 23-year-old Georgia native’s songwriting chops. Phillips spent most of 2013 on the road with Matchbox 20 and his own college headline tour. Most recently, he was on tour with John Mayer and OAR.
On The World from the Side of the Moon- a #1 debut on the Billboard Rock Album chart-Phillps channels his soulful spirit into acoustic-driven rock with an earthy yet high-energy sound. Produced by Gregg Wattenberg (Train, O.A.R.) and praised by Rolling Stone as “full of sweeping verses and uplifting power-pop hooks,” the album is mainly comprised of tracks written or co-written by Phillips over the past few years.
Above all, performing live offers a sense of freedom that Phillips finds essential to making music. “We just go out there and jam out and try to make it different and exciting, instead of playing the songs exactly how they sound on the album,” he says. “It’s all about real musicians playing real music that we’re passionate about and just having a good time, and hopefully we’re giving the crowd a good time too.”
Phillip Phillips is available for corporate events, private shows, milestone celebrations (birthday, anniversary), fundraisers, festivals, and more.