John Vella


About John Vella

A veteran in the industry, having worn almost all the creative hats, John is a ARIA nominated Record Producer, Film Composer, Songwriter, Artist, Vocalist, Sound designer and maybe a couple of other things too.

From orchestrating records at Abbey Road to writing advertising music in New York, to showcasing his band Tenderfoot at Soho Houses across the US, his music has taken him all over the world. He has scored successful campaigns for QANTAS, AMEX, Sydney Opera House, Maserati, Hello Fresh, Dollar Shave Club, Comcast, Honey, Harley Davidson and many more. His work for library companies has seen his tracks gain thousands of placements across a wide variety of TV shows, films, trailers and ads.

Sample Songlist

To Her Door – Paul Kelly
Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
My Girl – The Temptations
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Under the Bridge – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House
The Weight – The Band
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
First Day Of My Life – Bright Eyes
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
My Hero – Foo Fighters
Holy – Justin Bieber
Imagine – John Lennon
Wonderwall – Oasis
Big Jet Plane – Angus and Julia Stone
Disarm – The Smashing Pumpkins
Heart Of Gold – Neil Young
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Lean On Me – Bill Withers
Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland
I Will Follow You Into The Dark – Death Cab For Cutie
Secret Heart – Ron Sexsmith
The Scientist – Coldplay
Waiting On the World to Change – John Mayer
Riptide – Vance Joy
The A Team – Ed Sheeran
Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
The Girl – City and Color
Terry’s Song – Bruce Springsteen
Father and Son – Cat Stevens
These Days – Powderfinger
My Heart’s On Fire – Passenger
All Along The Watchtower – Jimi Hendrix/Bob Dylan
Santa Monica – Everclear
Daughter – Pearl Jam
Is this Love – Bob Marley
Two – Ryan Adams
Time Of Your Life – Green Day
Closing Time – Semisonic
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Patience – Guns N Roses
High And Dry – Radiohead
The Joker – Steve Miller Band
Taylor – Jack Johnson
Drive – Incubus
Khe Shan – Cold Chisel
Tip of My Tongue – Diesel
Landslide – The Dixie Chicks/Fleetwood Mac
Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Down Under – Men At Work
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Plans – Birds Of Tokyo
Somebody That I Used to Know – Gotye
Hotel California – The Eagles
Stacy’s Mom – Fountains Of Wayne

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