Multi-million selling songwriter Bill Padley has written and produced 4 UK and international number 1 records, including Atomic Kitten’s “Whole Again” and Holly Valance’s “Kiss Kiss”, as well as winning the prestigious Ivor Novello award for Shayne Ward’s “That’s my Goal”.
He has also had 3 other Ivor Novello nominations and 4 Brit Award nominations. Other writing and production credits include Blue, Ronan Keating, Westlife, Donna Summer, Gary Barlow, Liberty X and many others.Bill has also had vast experience and success in the world of Radio & T.V Jingles, themes and sonic imaging for over 30 years. Radio stations like BBC Radio 1, Capital F.M, Radio Clyde,Virgin Radio and countless others round the world have benefited from jingles and imaging written and produced by Bill, as have brands like British Telecom, Safeway, TSB, Barclays and literally hundreds of others who have utilised Bill’s skills in marrying a catchy melody with a great production for their jingles on TV and Radio.
Top of the Pops 2, and the Radio 1 top 40 amongst others had their themes written and produced by Bill. His technical abilities as a producer and mixer are many & varied: He is a renowned ‘power user’ of ProTools having been a long term beta tester for Digidesign.
Bill’s background of over 25 years in British Commercial & BBC Radio (as an on-air presenter at Radio Victory, Radio Clyde, BBC London GLR, and many more) gives him a rare affinity for balancing the demands of the medium with musical & artistic requirements. Bill now lives in Marbella, Spain and runs TALK RADIO EUROPE, where he also presents a daily show.