Alex Clare: faith, songs, fatherhood - Profile

Alex Clare: faith, songs, fatherhood

JENNIFER GOLDBERG | Special Content Editor | Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:00 am

What a difference a year makes.

In 2011, British singer-songwriter Alex Clare was dropped from his record label due to disappointing sales of his first album, “The Lateness of the Hour.” Months later, he was working as a real-estate agent in Israel when he got the news: Microsoft wanted to use his song “Too Close” in commercials for the latest version of its Internet Explorer Web browser. By the end of 2012, “Too Close” had sold more than 2 million copies.

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