b. March 1946, Marketplace Harborough, Leicestershire, Britain. A graduate of music at Winchester University, Oxford, Recreation area started playing piano at age five. In 1972 he was commissioned to create the theme music to the brand new tv detective thriller series Truck Der Valk. The theme, known as ‘Eyes Level’, and acknowledged towards the Simon Recreation area Orchestra, was released through the initial series, nonetheless it just reached amount 41 in the united kingdom charts. Viewing statistics for the next series increased as well as the theme was re-released by open public demand. This time around it climbed completely to the very best and became the ultimate #1 1 for the EMI/Columbia label. Simon Recreation area went on to make a amount of albums including an assortment of originals and orchestrated classics. He is constantly on the compose with great achievement.