Benjamin Fletcher

Musician in London, United Kingdom

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Benjamin Fletcher was born in Paddington, Sydney, Australia. Growing up in a beach side suburb of Sydney Benjamin left high school to become a founding member of rock and roll band Bluebottle Kiss. Benjamin played bass and guitar on 5 Bluebottle Kiss albums & 5 Ep's including: (Higher Up The Fire Trails (1994), Double Yellow Tarred(1995), Fear Of Girls (1996), Somnambulist Homesick Blues (1997), Tapdancing On The Titanic(1998), Patient (1999), Revenge Is Slow (2002), Come Across (2004)). Bluebottle Kiss toured relentlessly throughout Australia, the USA and the UK.

Benjamin started his own band The Devoted Few, as songwriter and vocalist, in January 2001. The band released 3 full length albums and an EP; (Sleepless (2002), Billboard Noises (2004),Baby, You're A Vampire (2009)) and (Schematic Tracks (2005)). The Devoted Few toured extensively around Australia.

In 2005 Benjamin joined acclaimed Australian singer Sarah Blasko's live band playing bass, guitar and keyboards.

In 2012 Fletcher recorded his debut solo album in London, Sydney and Stockholm. Entitled: Upon Ayr the album was released in the UK and Europe on Dramatico records and in Australia on Warner records.

Early 2014 Benjamin co-wrote several songs with Sarah Blasko that appear on her 2015 release: Eternal Return. Eternal Return won the Aria Award for Best Alt. Album in 2016. Also in 2014 Benjamin met Marina And The Diamonds singer Marina Diamandis and started playing guitar for her.

January 2015 Benjamin signed on to become Marina And The Diamonds Musical Director (MD). 2015 saw Benjamin tour the world with Marina And The Diamondsculminating in the Neon Nature tour at the end of 2015.