KIOL is an italian songwriter and musician born in 1997, London based. Influenced by songwriters like Paolo Nutini, Tom Odell and James Bay. He is now working in London with Dimitri Tikovoi (Placebo, Blondie, Goldfrapp) to produce the new singles for 2019. During July 2018, KIOL has been selected for the Europavox Coaching Export Programme together with other 6 artists from 7 different european countries. In February 2018 he has been invited by Natalie Imbruglia to open her UK tour and he already shared the stage with many acts as Placebo, Patty Smith, Editors, Lewis Watson, Tom Speight, The Dire Strait Experience and many others. His last single “HARD THINGS”, out the 24 th of November 2017, has been produced at the Grouse Lodge Studio in Ireland by Paolo Nutini’s producer Dani Castelar and musicians Gavin Fitzjohn (brass and piano) and Dave Nelson (co-writing and guitar) who are also known as Long Run. It has been premiered on Clash magazine UK. His first tour started in January 2017 and since then it never stopped. He played more than 85 gigs in UK, Ireland, France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Luxembourg in venues and festivals such O2 Academy Isligton, O2 Academy Liverpool, Olympia Paris, Salle Pleyel, Botanique, Melkeweg, Kulture Fabrik, The Garage, Tramshed, The Old Blue Last, St.Pancras Old Church, Eurosonic,The Lousiana, Europavox Festival, Leeds Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Wavesvienna, Home Festival, MiAmi, Apolide, Surfana Festival, Sofar sound and many others. He released his first EP “I COME AS I AM” with Warner Music Benelux on the 6th of January 2017. He was also invited to perform Live at Roadshow progremme in the National Dutch station NPO RADIO 2. He released his first single “BROKEN UP AGAIN” on DEEZER on the 23rd of December 2016. From the 13th of January 2017 his song “Wrinkless” is syncronized with a huge advertising campaign for the new FIAT 500 DEEZER in Benelux. Last but not least, during his Irish period he has been encouraged to sing by some Irish fellas who started calling him “CEOL”, pronounced “KIOL”, that means MUSIC in Gaelic. We bet ll like it!