Richard Adlam AKA Fiasco has worked on some of the biggest album projects of the last 10 years including titles from Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift, One Direction, Kanye West, Bruno Mars, Avicii, Jessie J and Iggy Azalea. This has included two Grammy winning and seven Grammy nominated records.
‘2020 has got off to a great start with Richard working on tracks for Pop Smoke (Tsunami), Jax Jones (Tequilla),Teyana Taylor (Bad), AJ Tracey (Dinner Guest), Yung Gravy (Party At Momas House), Headie One (Soldiers) He also worked on two Grammy award winning records, The Chemical Brothers album ‘No Geography’ (best dance album) and single ‘Got To keep On’ (best dance single).’
In 2019, he worked on DJ Regard ‘Ride It’, Mist ’So High’, Jax Jones ‘Play’, High Contrast ‘Going Up’, Patrick Topping ’Turbo Time’, Fabolous ‘B.O.M.B.S’, Pusha T ‘Coming Home’ and Solardo ‘XTC’.
In 2018 Richard worked on the Kanye West track ‘Ghost Town’, played the keyboards on Jorja Smiths ‘Blue Lights’ and contributed to tracks by Friendly Fires (Heaven Let Me In), the Chemical Brothers, Prodigy, Like Mike & Dimitri Vegas, Teyna Taylor, U2, High Contrast, Dizzee Rascal, The XX and Lady Leshurr.
He has also been co writing and producing as part of new act, The Tribe Of Good, a collective of musicians from Jamiroquai, Elbow, Jools Holland Rhythm And Blues Orchestra and some of the most in demand session vocalists in the UK
2016 saw him work albums and singles from Desiigner, Snakehips, Betsy, Bastille, Tinnie Tempah, Cassius, DJ Fresh And Major Laser, Blonde, Charli XCX, Aluna George, M.I.A, Ratboy, High Contrast, Kideko And George Kwali, Tiesto, Anton Powers and Common.
In 2015 he worked on the Grammy nominated record by the Chemical Brothers ‘Born In The Echos’ and produced vocals on the number 1 record by Sigala ‘Easy Love’. He also worked on chart records by Phillip George ‘Wish You Were Mine’, Stylo G ‘Number One’ The Chemical Brothers ‘Go’, Alex Adair ‘Make Me feel Better’ and Madeon ‘You’re On’. Other recent records include Watermat ‘Bullit’, The Magician ’Sunlight’ and Ludacris ‘This Is My World’. He has also worked on new tracks for Pusha T, Rudimental, Dusky, DJ Fresh, Watermat, Jax Jones, Aston Merrygold, Denai Moore, Alesso and Sampha.
In 2014 Richard worked on three number one records from Sigma “Nobody To Love’, Duke Dumont ‘I Got You’ and Second City’s ‘I Wanna Feel’. He worked on three tracks on the grammy nominated album by Iggy Azalea ‘The New Classic’.
In 2013 he co wrote and programmed on Pusha T’s ‘My Name Is My Name’ which reached Number 4 on the Billboard 200. He also worked on albums by Chase & Status, Rudimental, Jessie Ware, Charli XCX, Avicii and Bruno Mars. He co wrote and programmed on ‘This Means War’ from the Rizzle Kicks Album ‘Roaring 20’s’, and programmed on albums by James Arthur and Ella Henderson.
Richard also worked on the Billboard 200 Number 1 and grammy nominated albums ‘Life Is Good’ by Nas and ‘Tha Carter‘ by Lil Wayne. He also worked on two singles by Willy Moon, ‘Yeah Yeah’ and ‘Railroad Track’ as well as performing on Devlin’s collaboration with Ed Sheeran ‘Watchtower’. Other notable programming work from 2013 included Cee Lo Green ‘I Want You’, Vato Gonzales ‘Badman Riddum’ and Jessie J ‘Mamma Knows Best’.
He also programmed on 2011 albums by One Direction, Dot Rotten and singles by Steve Angello, Eric Prydz and Avicci.
In 2009 he worked on Dizzee Rascal’s platinum selling ‘Tongue N’ Cheek’ album. Out of the six tracks he provided production on, ‘Dirtee Disco’ achieved number one status and ‘Dirtee Cash’ got to number 10.
He has also worked on albums by Pixie Lott, Tinchy Stryder, Example, Giggs and The Saturdays.
In 2008 he helped produce one of the most played radio tracks of that year, Utah Saints ‘Something Good 08’ He provided additional production on The Saturdays first top 5 single ‘Up‘. He also worked on Taylor Swifts ‘Teardrops On My Guitar’, Pixie Lott’s ‘Nothing Compares’, Taio Cruz’s ‘She’s Like A Star’, Sugababes ‘No Can Do’ and Gotye’s ‘Hearts A Mess’.