MAX RESTAINO – BIO
At just 21 years old, Sheffield born singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Max Restaino has amassed a wealth of experience. He has already worked with some of the biggest names in show business from Gary Barlow, Olly Murs to Donny Osmond, LA Film Director Mark S Jacobs of Glee & Kitchen Nightmares USA and even Peter Kay on his Car Share & Phoenix Nights live projects. His versatile voice and his stand out ability to master any instrument has kept Max busy working in the studio as well as writing and laying down vocals on a huge variety of projects with some of the names mentioned above.
Whilst honing his talent and learning from some of the best talent in the industry Max has been working hard as an independent artist, writing his own material and releasing records independently to build up his following. Developing his love of song writing and exploring his music versatility and exceptional musicianship in different genres from jazz, pop, blues, and even some rap hooks for good measure. A one-man troubadour with an ability to produce remarkable ear worms of original songs
Max is very well known on the UK live circuit, extensively touring the UK with his band, building up a steady fan base, he has appeared as special invited guest on the recent Shane Filan UK tour in the spring of 2018, main tour support artist for Rebecca Ferguson’s UK Tour in 2016, which included prestigious venues such as The London Palladium. He has recently supported UB40, U2 and Steps on their ‘Party on the dance floor,’ UK Arena Tour and also The Vamps.
Last year, massively multi-talented Max finished his debut album ‘The Time It Takes,’ performing ALL instruments on it himself. He is an incredibly gifted musician and at a very young age had mastered all main ‘band’ instruments, including saxophone and even the accordion! Max also wrote and produced the whole album himself.
For his self-penned ‘Fall’ Max recently received a song writing award from PRS For Music and it became a winning song for the music society’s endorsed SKY TV song writing series ‘Tin Pan Alley’, voted by a panel of 80 music industry experts and hosted by legendary Radio 1 DJ, Mike Read.
The end of 2017 saw club release versions of ‘Sugar Rush’ & ‘No’. Both singles achieved high entries in the club charts with ‘Sugar Rush’ reaching No. 10 in the UK Club Charts and the Max Restaino Remix EP, (which includes Sugar Rush, No, The Time It Takes, Life Is Real & Fire Flies) charted at No. 5 in the Club Commercial Pop Chart.
These recent single releases achieved extensive radio play across the UK, including 98 club specialist radio stations, plus Bauer’s Metro Radio and a lot of help from BBC Introducing. Max additionally received great support from the BBC local radio network, with many programmes inviting Max and his band to perform live on their shows.
Max is now back in the studio working on new material which includes his new single ‘Messed It Up’, which is planned for release for Autumn 2018. Max is also considering new tour support offers as well as booking in his own solo shows in venues across the country.
- Top 10 Club Chart Entry ‘Sugar Rush’
- Top 5 Club Chart Entry Max Restaino Remixes Ep
- PRS Songwriter Award for SKY TV- Tin Pan Alley
- Headline Show at London’s O2 Academy (19th April)
Major Guest Support Tours:
- Shane Filan (Westlife)- Love always UK Tour- 2018,
- Steps – Tears on the Dance Floor- 2017
- Rebecca Ferguson – Superman UK Tour 2016
Lisa Davies:- Tel: 01737 362444, Mobile: 07770 328232
Email: LDPromos@aol.com www.lisadaviespromotions.co.uk
‘MESSED IT UP’ New #Poprap by Max Restaino Coming soon!
Max’s musical influences such as Jeff Lynne (ELO) & Supertramp, are evident in his music, especially in the melodies and chords. His latest album ‘The Time It takes’ demonstrate this, but his retro influences are given a modern, club , pop production, which help create that great, unique MAX RESTAINO sound.
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