“F***ing Brilliant!” - Sir Tom Jones
'Steve, totally mind blowing... any big name comparisons, he is right up there with them.' Liane Carroll, BBC Jazz Singer of the Year 2005.
His short-noted delivery recalled the late Otis Redding.' The late Jack Massarik, The Evening Standard
10 years on, Steve Brookstein still holds the record for the most votes in one night with over 6 million when he became the first ever winner of The X Factor. He went on to have a number one album ‘Heart and Soul’ and number one single ‘Against All Odds’.
Steve soulful tone has allowed him to duet on ‘Yah Mo Be There’ with 5 times Grammy winner BeBe Winans and supported soul legend Dionne Warwick. You will discover how well his voice sits beautifully on such classics as “Dance With My Father”, “Let’s Stay Together” and “ What’s Goin On?”
Steve co-produced and wrote with jazz singer and wife, Eileen Hunter on her self-titled debut album that is out now on Jazz FM. He also starred in the UK tour of Olivier Award winning production “Our House”.
In 2014, Steve released his third studio album, Forgotten Man, which pays tribute to the Legends of Soul music. - [Forgotten Man] “Wonderful and demonstrated a real talent” - Sir Michael Parkinson
Steve has just finished working with broadcaster and author Tony Horne on his book about the ups and downs of life in music, “Getting Over The X” which was released in November 2014. It reached No1 in iBooks Biographies and also No1 in Kindle Biographies with the limited edition hardcover selling out in weeks.
Getting Over The X has had nearly 300 reviews on Amazon with over 220 given 5 stars. They have also been a number of well known people who have recommended it.
'If you're thinking of going on The X Factor you need two things. An application form and a copy of this book. The hardback version of this book has a spine. Unlike some of the people in it.' - Ian Hyland, The Mirror
'It's got the snappiest title of any autobiography out this year and Steve's X Factor revelations are truly eye-opening. No fan of Steve's or the shows should be without a copy!' - Matthew Wright, The Wright Stuff
'Highly recommend Getting Over The X! Brilliant read, couldn't put it down! About time he got to have his say!' - Joanna Page, star of Gavin & Stacey