Pete Blyth is a composer specialising in music for advertising and television and celebrated within the industry for his multi instrumental talents along with his ability to tackle anything with original flair.
He was aurally inspired from a young age by his Grandmother – Angela Bond who was one of the first female BBC Radio 1 Producers – and was encouraged to listen and appreciate an array of musical genres. His Grandmother also introduced him to Simon May the composer of the legendary Eastenders theme tune as well as Brian Daly better known for Postman Pat who was an early mentor. His quirky beginning evoked a passion for composing.
He began his career at Sky as a music supervisor and went on to MTV working in a similar capacity. Pete started composing professionally full time in 2005 and since then has worked continuously with the some of the biggest brands and advertising agencies worldwide. Work includes: Meerkats Compare The Market ‘Agent Maiya’ (VCCP), BBC ‘TV Licensing’ (BBC), Sky Sports ‘Long Live Goals’ (Brothers & Sisters), O2 ‘Preloved’ (VCCP), Nike ‘Kevin Durant investigates’ (W&K), Google ‘Meteor’ (72andsunny), Philips ‘Parallel Lines’ (adam&eveDDB), Hugo Boss ‘Summer Of Ease’ (Surefire), Net A Porter ‘It’s Party Time’, VW Polo ‘Dad” (adam&eveDDB) and KFC ‘The boy who learned to share’ (BBH)
Also as an arranger, he has created versions of classic tracks such as The Rolling Stones ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ for Sky Sports and ‘Little Boxes’ for O2’s ‘Things Are Changing’ campaign which have seen him enter the Top 40. This has made him equally at home recording a full orchestra to wind milling his guitar on a rock anthem.
He lives in London and can also be found in Silverlake with the hipsters in Los Angeles.