Darren Holden is a very versatile and talented performer. As well as being an accomplished musician, with an exceptional vocal range, he is also a prolific songwriter. His wonderful interpretation of lyrics, together with an ability to perform in so many genres of music, continues to win him praise from audiences wherever he performs around the world.
This video showcases the story of his career so far.
Darren was invited to perform with Mark Rivera and the Billy Joel Band for a corporate event at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Casino resort in June 2007. The band also featured other special guests Nils Lofgren (E Street Band), Tommy Byrnes, Crystal Taliefero and Will Lee.
On 31st August 1997, the world was shaken by the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Darren wrote this song as his own personal tribute to Diana.The song featured as a track on his single More Than I Can Say early in his career.
The song was re-released as a digital single in 2017 to mark the 20th Anniversary of her passing.
In November 2005 Darren released Through Hell and High Water, dedicated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. It became one of the most downloaded songs of the year in the US, gaining him much praise for the touching lyrics, and heartfelt message, from fans of all ages and backgrounds. The song is included on Darren’s latest album, Roadworks, released in August 2006.
This player features a selection of over 20 live and photo videos, including those above, for Darren's original music across his career to date.
This player features a selection of videos from Darren's TV performances of his original music during his early career both solo and with his band Wanted.
While living and working in America, Darren became a favorite choice at sporting events for his phenomenal rendition of the US National Anthem. He has performed the Anthem for an estimated 1.5 million people, the largest audience being 90,000 at the San Diego Charger's V Pittsburgh Steeler's NFL game in October 2006. His performance of both the US and Canadian Anthems before the Maple Leaf's took on Sacramento in Toronto, was broadcast to a TV audience of over of 12 million viewers.
This is a playlist of Darren performing the US National Anthem at various sporting events.