Phil Thornalley is a writer, producer and musician with a long and varied career.
His early career involved playing bass for The Cure and producing their records, as well as mixing and producing records for The Waterboys, DuranDuran, Sting and Ash.
Phil recently co-wrote and produced two No. 1 singles on both the sales and airplay charts - Pixie Lott’s 'Mama Do' and 'Boys & Girls'. Her third single 'Cry Me Out' (again co-written and produced by Phil) was also No. 1 airplay record and 'Mama Do' was nominated for Best British Single at the 2010 Brit Awards.
Other recent songs co-written by Phil are: 'Go Home' on Eliza Doolittle’s platinum debut album; three original songs for the hit West End show 'Dreamboats & Petticoats'; two songs on Dionne Bromfeld’s album; songs for the Hollywood film 'Jock' written with Bryan Adams; tracks on Pixie Lott’s second album; Seye’s first single for Mercury; 'Stars & Lovers' on Matt Cardle's album; three songs on Various Cruelties’ debut album; and one song on Darren Haynes’ new album.
Some of Phil’s previous hits include Natalie Imbruglia’s multi million selling debut album (including co-writing 'Torn'); Bryan Adams 'On A Day Like Today'; Ronan Keating 'The Way You Make Me Feel' and BBMak 'Back Here'.