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let me be Frank.


let me be Frank inc. (LMBF) is a Canadian-based music publisher and producer, founded in 1999 by Frank Davies, a leading executive in the Canadian and international music business for over 45 years. Frank is the founder of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 2014 received the industry's highest honour, the JUNO Awards’ Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, amongst many other industry accolades. 

LMBF publishes, produces, and represents a roster of songwriters, artists, and producers spanning all genres from pop, indie, country, r'n'b, rock, and others.


LMBF’s DISCO catalogue includes songs written by Nathan Ferraro, David Tyson, Ian Janes, Heather Rankin, Danielle Bourjeaurd, Graeme Williamson, Andrew Matheson, and others. Artists that have recorded and released songs in LMBF’s catalogue include Beyoncé, Alessia Cara, Serena Ryder, Charli XCX, Blu DeTiger, bülow, Preston Pablo, Johnny Orlando, Ralph, Lilyisthatyou, Neon Dreams, Virginia to Vegas, Alannah Myles, Bonnie Raitt, Tina Arena, Donna Summer, Tom Cochrane, the Pointer Sisters, Anne Murray, Julian Taylor Band, and many more.


To browse our DISCO catalog of recorded/released songs, please click on the button below.

For inquiries regarding unreleased, recorded masters of our songs or available demo songs written by our songwriters, please contact

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Nathan Ferraro

Nathan Ferraro is a Canadian songwriter, producer, and artist who recently co-wrote and co-produced Beyoncé's worldwide hit "Texas Hold 'Em". Ferraro co-wrote bülow's breakthrough hit "Not A Love Song" and his songs have also been recorded by Alessia Cara, Johnny Orlando, Preston Pablo, Charli XCX, Virginia to Vegas, RALPH, Lilyisthatyou, Billianne, Blu DeTiger, Neon Dreams, Alyssa Reid, and many others. He was the piano-playing frontman and co-writer for Canadian alt-rock band The Midway State and has released solo projects under the name Nate J.


Danielle Bourjeaurd

Danielle Bourjeaurd is a Canadian singer/songwriter. Her debut EP, Country Sorta Way, is a poised, polished, and untamed collection of songs that are a bold, country-rock statement. Danielle’s first big cut as a writer (“Sunday Afternoon Hang”) was released as a single by co-writer Tom Cochrane and went to #1 on radio Rock & Country countdowns. Danielle has had an additional 20+ recordings of her songs released by other artists. She recently toured across Canada with country star Gord Bamford, who also produced her upcoming second EP.


David Tyson

David Tyson is a Canadian pop-rock-r'n'b music producer & songwriter, best known for the Grammy-winning Alannah Myles' 1990 #1 hit "Black Velvet", which he also produced (co-written with Christopher Ward). Tyson co-wrote and produced 3 hit songs from Amanda Marshall's self-titled 1995 Diamond-selling debut album ("Dark Horse", "Birmingham", "Trust Me"). Tyson has also won 3 Juno Awards including "Songwriter of the Year" and "Producer of the Year".


Heather Rankin

Heather Rankin is best known as a member of the multi-platinum musical group The Rankin Family, who won 6 Juno Awards, 3 CCMA's, an American Country Music TV award, and 15 East Coast Music Awards. She has released two solo albums, A Fine Line (which she co-wrote with her producer, acclaimed songwriter David Tyson) and Imagine (produced by Juno-winning producer Steve MacKinnon). A Fine Line was nominated for a 2017 Juno Award for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year and 2 ECMA's for Folk Recording of the Year and Fan Choice Video of the Year (for "We Walk As One.")


Andrew Matheson

Andrew Matheson is a British-Canadian rock singer and songwriter and founding member of the British proto-punk band Hollywood Brats in the early 1970s. He later released two critically-acclaimed solo albums, and garnered a Juno Award nomination for Best New Solo Artist at the 1995 Juno Awards. In 2015, he published a memoir of the Hollywood Brats, Sick On You, hailed as the UK's "Book of the Year" by Mojo Magazine. In 2022 he co-wrote "Blame It On Me" on Bonnie Raitt's 3 x Grammy-winning album.


Ian Janes

Ian Janes is an artist, songwriter & producer from Nova Scotia. Janes “I Do Thing” (Aielli/Frey/Janes) was released by emerging country artist Kylie Frey and went to #1 on the Texas Regional Radio charts. "Can't Remember Never Loving You” (Hill/Janes) was prominently featured in the TV show “Nashville”, sung by the series' two main stars. Janes wrote for the HBO documentary series “The Case Against Adnan Syed”. He has also released five albums as a solo artist, with the latest coming in 2024.


John Cody

John co-wrote the song "The Secret Is to Know When To Stop" with Tom Cochrane for Tom's 1991 Diamond album 'Mad Mad World'. He co-wrote the title track of Bonnie Raitt's U.S Platinum album "Fundamental", as well as songs for Cher, Holly Cole, Sharon Stone, and Lynn Miles. John has performed and recorded with such luminaries as Van Dyke Parks, Siedah Garrett (and wrote her "No One's Fool"), Grace Jones, Jennifer Warnes, and Eric Idle. Joni Mitchell has long been a close friend, and her advice early on revolutionized his creative approach. His latest album as an artist (The Great Divide) is scheduled for release in 2024 - it is produced, arranged, played, and engineered by Cody and performed by him with Grammy-nominated Perla Battala.


Graeme Williamson

Graeme Williamson was a songwriter, artist, poet/author, and Glasgow Uni professor. He is perhaps best known as co-founder, co-writer, and front-man for popular Toronto group The Pukka Orchestra, who had a Top 40 hit, widespread FM radio play, and became an important and revered contributor to the ‘Queen Street’ music scene of the 1980s-1990s. Although he passed away in 2020, the Pukkas new album Chaos Is Come Again (released March 2024) was posthumously finished by co-founder Neil Chapman. Graeme's posthumous solo album, Because You Were There, is set for release in May 2024.

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Artists and songwriters who have recorded and/or written songs published by let me be Frank have won Grammy Awards, JUNO Awards, ARIAs, BRITs, ECMAs, SOCAN, ASCAP & BMI awards and charted extensively worldwide. They have sold over 50 million records, achieved billions of streams, and their releases have reached Diamond, Platinum, and Gold status nationally and internationally.

In addition to these accolades, Frank/LMBF have been recognised with a number of awards, some of which include:

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Meet the Team

let me be Frank is comprised of the dynamic father-daughter duo of Frank and Kate Davies, who have over half a century of music industry experience between them. 

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