About Jon Davidson
"I strive to write songs that matter; that mean more than just a bunch of rhyming words. Lyrics that address real issues of relationships, suffering, war, and meaning. Music that is both accessible and dynamic.--Jon Davidson
Jon Davidson is an alternative rock artist from Portland, OR.
Davidson has toured in 5 countries and over 30 states. His music has been played worldwide on over 200 FM radio stations, and has appeared in several MTV shows. Jon has appeared in Entertainment Weekly and on E! Television. He has shared the stage with such artists as Puddle of Mudd, Powerman 5000, Hurt, Nonpoint, A Change Of Pace, Fall From Grace, and The Exies.
Jon’s first first full-length solo album, Perfect Cliché, was released in October 2008. Jon wrote all of the songs on the album, and played all of the instruments and performed all of the vocals, as well. The album is a diverse mix of melodic rock and softer acoustic tracks, and has been described as a “poignant, mainstream-capable acoustic rock project.” Jon has toured relentlessly in support of the album.
Davidson is currently working on a new album at Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver, BC. The songs are being produced by Jeff Johnson (Jet Black Stare, Divide The Day, engineered by Chris Holmes (Korn, The Veer Union, Katy Perry), and mixed by Randy Staub (Metallica, U2).
Jon writes articulate lyrics that deal with issues of love lost and found, war, human rights, and purpose.
Davidson is committed to using his music to make a tangible difference. He frequently performs benefit shows and other events for such groups as the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the March of Dimes.
No wonder Atlantis Music Festival says that Jon Davidson “has what it takes.”