Alex Clare, formely known as Alexander G. Muertos, is a British singer-songwriter composer from London, UK. His debut album, The Lateness of the Hour, is scheduled for release in the UK 11 July 2011 on Island Records. Produced by Switch and Diplo.
Clare played in several bands in London and had a brief career as a cook before he started writing music. One of his self-written songs ended up with record label Island Records and two weeks after he signed his first recording contract. The debut album from Alex Clare, The Lateness of the Hour, produced by Diplo and Switch is to be released in the UK on 11 July 2011. The first single from the album was 'Up All Night', followed by 'Too Close' and 'Treading Water'.
On 19 May 2011, Reggie Yates made Alex Clare's cover of Prince's "When Doves Cry" his 'Song of the day'
Dutch radio station 3FM announced on 20 May 2011 that single "Too Close" to be winner of '3FM's Megahit' award.
On 21st June 2011, Clare performed at the Queens' College May Ball.