Anna Neale-Widdison

Anna Neale has worked in the music industry professionally for over twenty years as a creative practitioner (artist, songwriter, composer, recording engineer and producer), academic and industry consultant. Anna has toured the world, released three albums and two EPs independently to critical acclaim, written songs for other artists, radio and TV advertising, and provided vocals for many TV animations, songs and adverts.

Her most recent album Wide Sky received a 5-star review in national music magazine RnR. (Rock n Reel). Much of her commercial work has been commissioned by Global Media (Capital, Radio X, Heart, and Classic FM). Her writing credits include Dave Rowntree (Blur), John Wozniak (Marcy’s Playground), Justin Gray (Joss Stone, Avril Lavine, James Bay), Hayley McKay, James Warren (The Korgis), Kevin Brennan MP, Jali Fily Cissokho, the English National Opera and New Noise Audio.

She has shared the stage with musicians such as Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Gerry Diver (Graham Coxon, Paul Heaton, Lisa Knapp), Pete Flood (Bellowhead), Kevin Brennan MP, and Gino Lupari (Four Men and a Dog). She has supported many well-known acts, including Britpop band Space, Martin Carthy and Edwin Starr.

Anna is co-host and producer of the podcast ‘What’s the Point?’ along with broadcaster Dan Chisholm, exploring issues creators face within the music industry. She is the Director of President and Creators at CISAC and a Doctoral Researcher at Birmingham City University, focusing on technological, economic and artist considerations within commercial songwriting practice.

Work With Industry
Links and Social Media