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, BlondeCharli XCXAluna GeorgeM.I.A, Ratboy, High Contrast, Kideko And George Kwali, TiestoAnton 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 TRudimentalDuskyDJ FreshWatermatJax JonesAston MerrygoldDenai MooreAlesso 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 & StatusRudimentalJessie WareCharli XCXAvicii 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 DirectionDot Rotten and singles by Steve AngelloEric 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 LottTinchy StryderExampleGiggs 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’.

Selected Discography
Artist Record Credits
Pop Smoke Tsunami Production/ Programming
Teyana Taylor Bad Writer/ Programming
AJ Tracey Dinner Guest Programming
Yung Gravy Party At Momas House Writer/ Programming / Production
Headie One Soldiers Vocal Sample Production
Jax Jones Tequilla Keyboards and Programming
DJ Regard Ride It Vocal Production
Mist So High Vocal Production
High Contrast Going Up Keys and Programming
Jax Jones Play Drums, Keys and Programming
Patrick Topping Turbo Time Vocal Production and Programming
Kano Free Years Later Strings and Programming
Fabolous B.O.M.B.S Keys and Programming
Pusher T Coming Home Keys and Programming
Giggs Forthcoming Title Keys, Vocals & Programming
Jax Jones Play Drum Programming / Vocal sample recreation
Kanye West Ghost Town Production, Programming
Jorja Smith Blue Lights Keyboards, Programming
The Tribe Of Good Turning It Up For The Sunshine Artist/Producer/Co-writer
Desiigner New English Writer/Producer
Kideko & George Kwali Crank It Vocal Production
Betsy Lost & Found Drum Programming/Production
Snakehips Warrior Vocal Production
One Direction Temporary Fix Drum Recording/Production
Phillip George & Anton Powers Alone No More Vocal Production/Backing Vocals
Sigala Easy Love Vocal Production
Phillip George Wish You Were Mine Vocal Production
Chemical Brothers Go Vocal Production
Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones I Got U Vocal Production
Ludicrous This Has Been My World Prog/Production
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Prog/Production
Pusha T Hold On Writer/Production
Chase And Status Lost And Found Drum Programming
Wanklemut My Head Is a Jungle Add Production
Charlie XIX What I Like Keys/Programming
Rudimental Right Here Keys/Programming
Bruno Mars Young Girls Programming
Jessie Ware If You're Never Gonna Move Vocals/Vocal Production
Nas Life Is Good Prog/Production
Avicii True Prog/Production
Jessie J Mamma Know Best Prog/Production
Lil Wayne Abortion Prog/Production
Dizzee Rascal Tongue N Cheek Prog/Production
Taylor Swift Teardrops on My Guitar Drum Production
The Saturdays Up Add Production