Josiah Leming

New Singer-Songwriter Sounds Like Connor Oberst Fronting Coldplay

Singer songwriter Josiah Leming is gearing up for the September release of Come On Kid, his debut album for Warner Bros. Records, with whom he signed not long after appearing on Season 7 of American Idol in 2008. Leming’s brief, yet memorable time on the show (he was living out of the car while his mom was being treated for cancer), spurred fans to turn up in droves online to demand his reinstatement. They sent him messages of support, posted clips of themselves performing Leming’s original songs on YouTube, and bought downloads through his MySpace


American Idol Fave, Josiah Leming Set For Album Release

Singer songwriter Josiah Leming, whose compelling performances and personal story about living in his car captivated fans in season seven of American Idol will release his debut album for Warner Bros Records, COME ON KID, on September 14. Leming wrote or co-wrote all the tracks on the album and plays guitar and keyboards throughout.   Jesse Owen Astin, David Kosten, Martin Terefe and Warren Huart each produced tracks on the album which was recorded in Los Angeles and London.   The first single from the album is “Maybe” which goes to radio this month.    Leming is “magnetic in person…at once disarming and electrifying”(Los Angeles Times), and fans can look forward to seeing him on the road this summer in an extensive tour that will take him to 25 major markets in the U.S.