David Usher is a Canadian who has lived in England, Canada, Thailand, Malaysia, the East Village in New York and now Montréal. He has a degree in Political Science from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.
With his band, and as a solo artist, David has sold over 1.3 million records.
He has won 5 Junos including 2002 Pop Album of the Year. Also in Canada, he has had 10 different singles hold the #1 spot on radio, and 10 singles in the top ten. David has also had “top ten” and “top twenty” radio singles in England, Germany, Switzerland, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Sweden, Austria, Czech Republic, Israel, Greece, Italy, France, The Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan.
In Sept. 2010 David released the mile end session which included his first french language single, je repars which was #1 at radio for 7 weeks.
David has traveled to Burma for Warchild to film a documentary on children affected by war. David is a long time active supporter of Amnesty International and Warchild, and recently began working with the reforestation program, Tree Canada.