David Arch has a long and illustrious career in music. He has worked on numerous films and TV shows such as The Imitation Game, Interstellar and the multi-award winning film The Grand Budapest Hotel, which scooped The Oscar for Best Original Score.
David’s name is synonymous with the BBC 1 multi BAFTA award Hit show Strictly Come Dancing. Between his busy TV and film career, David joined forces with Mark Campbell and they set about writing music for commercials. Now in their 23rd year, they are regarded as one the most respected and accomplished teams in this field. Their partnership has led to many successful commercial compositions including British Airways, Nike, Ford, Walkers, Tesco, Tango, Heinz and Orange. They also compose and arrange for TV with recent credits including Emmerdale, GMTV and the BAFTA Awards to name a few.
In addition to his collaboration with Mark, David has a parallel career writing and arranging music and he also plays the piano and keyboards. Recently, he toured with Paul McCartney in surprise venues worldwide to promote his new album Memory Almost Full. Other artists he has recorded with include Annie Lennox, Westlife, Jose Carreras, Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue. Additionally, he has composed library
albums for Kpm, Cavendish, The Music Library, Carlin and Sonoton.
Following on from his hugely successful careers to date, in 2006 Mark and David decided to set up One More Music Company along with Mark’s sister, Justine Campbell. Their work is now proving to be as popular in the advertising field as it has been in TV and film for many years.