In the United States, the name Charles Simmons only rings a bell in the minds of book lovers. In Germany, however, American entertainer Charles Simmons has one of the most recognizable voices in the country, having appeared on countless commercial jingles and as a sideman on numerous projects over the years. With his latest solo album, Elements, Simmons demonstrates his formidable talents as singer, songwriter and producer.
From emotion-charged ballads like 'Back To You' and 'In You,' the driving rock-oriented 'Show No Mercy' and 'Pretending,' to his brilliant cover-versions of pop classics 'Never Gonna Give You Up' from Rick Astley and the Eagles 'I Can't Tell You Why,' Elements is a perfect showcase for Simmons's musical versatility and vocal skills. Hearing is believing.