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“Upbeat and instantly engaging, mixing the infectious euphoria of The Lumineers with the defeating sincerity of James Bay. Mature, romantically euphoric folk, passionately delivered with gentle lyrical candour and served in a country-tinged pop ribbon.” - Charlotte Holroyd (Bitter Sweet Symphonies Blog UK) Reuben found success on a famous Australian reality television show in 2013 on which he performed his original songs to over 1 million viewers across metropolitan and regional areas of Australia. Shortly after this, he released his debut album ‘Where You Water It’ and was a finalist in the prestigious talent development program Telstra Road To Discovery which led to him supporting Olivia Newton John and John Farnham on their ‘Two Strong Hearts Tour’. Koops released the ‘Slate EP’ in March 2015 which was mastered by Grammy Award winner William Bowden. At the ripe age of 22, the Australian singer/songwriter has been in Los Angeles working on his next release with renowned producer David Ryan Harris (John Mayer, Guy Sebastian, India.Arie, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey). David has enlisted the work of some of LA’s top session musicians including Sean Hurley on bass (John Mayer, Rob Thomas), Jeff Babko on keyboards (Frank Ocean, Jason Mraz, Sheryl Crow) and Victor Indrizzo on drums (Macy Gray, Seal, Damien Rice). Reuben is currently gearing up for this release and is currently in the middle of his first US tour.

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