Personalities | Daniel Powter | Twenty-First Century | Rock

(Singer-songwriter, b. 1976)

Mainstream in every sense of the word, be-hatted Canadian Powter has really made a career from the success of one, admittedly enormous, single. ‘Bad Day’ (2005) was initially supposed to soundtrack a Coca Cola advert, but was subsequently a test for American Idol entrants – as big a fast-track to recognition as is possible. A traditional piano singer-songwriter, it remains to be seen if Powter can maintain the hysterical level of interest in his one big single.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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