Tim Watson is a singer, actor and host, and as such, he combines these strengths to bring the best to your function or venue. As a musician, frontman, or MC, Tim’s wealth of experience, quick humour and energy are sure to get the party started.
Tim Watson is the lead singer of Australian indie electronic band Friends of Mine and was a founding lead singer and guitarist of Australian pop, rock band Taxiride.
Tim was involved in several original projects before forming Taxiride with Tim Wild on vocals and guitars in 1996. With Taxiride, he had a top 10 hit on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Singles Chart with “Get Set” and a No. 1 album with Imaginate in 1999 on the related Albums Chart. The band won an ARIA award and undertook national and international tours. Their highest charting single, “Creepin’ Up Slowly” was co-written by Watson and peaked at No. 6 in 2002 from the related album, Garage Mahal.
In 2003, he left Taxiride, and after several ventures in song writing and producing joined forces with DJ Jono Fernandez in late 2006. They began writing and recording in a backyard studio in Melbourne as Friends of Mine. He is also a movie reviewer on radio programme, Andy Grace’s Night Show. Not to mention that Tim is now back IN Taxiride, once again performing sell-out shows all around Australia.
Tim’s large covers repertoire can be customised to suit your desires, whether you want a sophisticated style of function or a more upbeat party feel, or maybe even a little of both.
Tim’s extensive list of previously satisfied clients includes:
*Melbourne Grand Prix
*TAC Annual Ball