[Musicians’ Galore] Richard “Biff” Stannard

12 Mar

Richard “Biff” Stannard is an English record producer and songwriter who worked with a number of high-profile artists, including Kylie Minogue (“Please Stay”), Ellie Goulding (“Lights”), Leona Lewis (“One More Sleep”), Little Mix (“Change Your Life”), Sophie Ellis Bextor (“Heartbreak”), Melanie C (“Goin’ Down”), Emma Bunton (“What Took You So Long”) and Melanie B (“Lullaby”).

His extensive resume boasts further with Gabrielle (“Falling”), Sarah Whatmore (“When I Lose You”), Atomic Kitten (“If You Come to Me”), Hear’Say (“Everybody”), Alesha Dixon (“Ting-a-Ling”), Sonique (“You’re the Reason”), Holly Valance (“Connect”), Pixie Lott (“Paper Planes”), Chloe Howl (“Nervous Breakdown”), Ella Henderson (“Billie Holiday”), Little Boots (“No Brakes”), Marina Diamandis (“Jealousy”), and Medina (“We Survive”).

Amongst the tracks Stannard co-wrote and produced but were not officially released are Spice Girls’ “Feed Your Love,” Geri Halliwell’s “Once Upon a Time,” Sam Smith’s “You Never Loved Me,” Nicole Scherzinger’s “Forbidden Love,” Ella Eyre’s “Thinking it Over,” Chloe Howl’s “Nervous Breakdown,” Fleur East’s “Missiles,” Paloma Faith’s “You’re Gonna Want Me Back,” Nikki Flores’ “Could You Ever Love Me That Way,” Karen Harding’s “Louder,” Alex Reid’s “Junkie,” Laura Welsh’s “Armour,” Rebecca Ferguson’s “Unconditionally,” Kerli Koiv’s “Heartline,” and Mutya Keisha Siobhan’s “I’m Alright.”

Furthermore, Stannard has collaborated with top songwriters including Andrea Martin, Lindy Robbins, Karen Poole, Shelly Poole, Hannah Robinson, Lisa Greene, Mima Stilwell, Shaznay Lewis, Autumn Rowe, Maiday, Camille Purcell, Ana Diaz, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Nicola Roberts, Emma Rohan, Rachel Furner, Chelcee Grimes, Ayak Thiik, Cozi Costi, Shep Solomon, Ali Tennant, Wayne Hector, Iain James, Ed Drewett, and Jimmy Napes.

Stannard has also helmed songs with fellow producers Julian Gallagher, Matt Rowe, Ash Howes, Martin Harrington, Bradford Ellis, Tim Powell, Jason Nevins, Stuart Crichton, Calvin Harris, The Freemasons, Alan Nglish, Jonas Quant, Cass Lowe, Steve Robson, Ryan Tedder, Fernando Garibay, Jim Eliot, Rob Davis, Greg Kurstin, Jonas Jeberg, Cutfather, Jez Ashurst, TMS, Matt Prime, Richard X, Starsmith, Jonny Lattimer, Carl Ryden, and BURNS.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Richard Stannard’s work!

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