Born into a musical family, his father Peter Bunetta is also a musician and producer, having worked with artists such as The Temptations and Donna Summer. Julian has shown exceptional skills at creating connections with young artists and building a strong bond.
His key relationship developed with the members of One Direction with whom he wrote over half of all the band’s output, as well as making sizeable contributions to several of the band’s solo careers, with Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, but in particular with Niall Horan, writing his key hit record Slow Hands. He also contributed a trio of hits to Thomas Rhetts 2017 Grammy nominated album Life Changes including the enormous hit Craving You with Maren Morris. Bunetta also received an Ivor award for the Rudimental Song These Days featuring Jess Glynn, Macklemore and Dan Caplen.