Ivor Novello- and Brit-nominated musician, songwriter, and producer, Roy Stride, began his career as frontman and songwriter for the UK band Scouting for Girls. From 2008-2013, the band netted four Top 10 albums and four Top 10 singles in the UK.
In 2012, Roy began writing for other artists. He has since collaborated with the likes of One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer, Luke Friend, and Union J, among others.
Notably, Roy co-wrote five tracks on 5 Seconds of Summer’s eponymous 2014 debut, including the single, “Good Girls.” Another track he co-wrote for Union J, “Tonight (We Live Forever),” peaked at #9 in the UK.