| Alexander Preston Philbrick|
May 6, 1993 (age 22)
United States (1993-05-06)
Big City EP, Voodoo EP, Steve Frank Vocal Edits Vol. 1, Alex Preston, Say Yeah EP, Raptor EP, Twenty Seven, Fox EP
Paul Philbrick, Alice Philbrick
Indie folk, Folk music, Folk rock, Indie pop
Kid Kenobi, David Cook, Ruben Studdard, Jennifer Lopez, Simon Fuller
Alex Preston (singer) Wikipedia
Alex Preston Philbrick (born May 6, 1993), better known as Alex Preston, is an American singer from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, who was a finalist on the thirteenth season of American Idol, coming in third place. On July 21, 2015, he released his debut self-titled album.
Alex Preston was born and raised in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. He wrote his first song called "Fish Food" when he was 12. He attended Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire where he played the guitar in a jazz band, and in the percussion section in concert and a marching band. He also formed a band with friends, Dustin Newhouse, Josh Brackett and Tucker Brown, called Undertow. He graduated from high school in 2011, and studied at the University of New Hampshire.
Preston has written songs with his cousin Jo Dee Messina, the rock band Framing Hanley, and Aria Summer. His song was used in the CD "Voices for Heroes," a benefit for Sandy Hook. He won the "Open For MixFest" competition organized by a radio station to open for acts such as Backstreet Boys, Gavin DeGraw and Of Monsters and Men. His single "The Light Was Already Here" was released in September 2013.Alex Preston (2015)
- "Break My Heart"
- "The Light Was Already Here"
- "Close to You"
- "200 Miles"
- "The Author"
- "Get Up, Get Down"
- "Love Letters"