Paul Filek (21 October 1981) is a Canadian Singer-songwriter and musician born and raised in the semi-arid air ofKamloopsBC. Acoustically based, his repertoire can best be described as a fusion of pop, rock and folk. He has recorded three albums with HENRY SMALL (Prism, The Guess Who, John Entwistle) between 2006 and 2009 and has been greatly influenced by the early writings of James Blunt, The Old 97’s, and Andrew Allen. Paul is currently preparing for his fourth independent release with power producer Jeff Dawson (Daniel Powter, State ofShock, The Dudes, Andrew Allen).
In April of 2011 ‘Falling For You’ hit the Canadian air waves as Filek’s first major commercial release. Peaking at #85 nation wide (Mediabase Main AC 7/30/2011) ‘Falling For You’ also broke the top 20 charts in both Vancouver (#12 CHQM 103.5fm) and in Kamloops (#14 CKBZ 100.1fm) His warm voice, boyish charm and catchy songs garnished him the PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD – BCIMA in 2008, TOP 40 Finalist Canadian Idol (2007) as well as tour support for INXS, TROOPER, CARLY RAE JEPSON, JULLY BLACK, STYX, CORB LUND, ARKELLS, COLLIN JAMES, BARNY BENTALL, WIL and many more.
The much anticipated release of the ‘Paper Planes and Spare Change EP’ is slated for releaseMarch 30 2012.
For more information on Paul Filek:
Revising My Soul – 2005 (Acoustic Demos)
Honest songs from a dishonest heart – 2006
Good to Meet You (2008)
Elephant Shoes (2009)
Paper Planes and Spare Change EP (2012)