Mike Scott Biography (Wikipedia)
Michael 'Mike' Scott (born 14 December 1958) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and musician. He is the founding member, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of rock band The Waterboys. He has also produced two solo albums, Bring 'em All In and Still Burning. Scott is a vocalist, guitarist and pianist, and has played a large range of other instruments, including the bouzouki, drums, and Hammond organ on his albums. Scott is also a published writer, having released his autobiography, Adventures of a Waterboy, in 2012.
Having begun a musical career in the 1970s that has continued to this day, Scott has been making "extraordinary music" since the 1980s and is well known for his radical changes in music genres throughout what he refers to as his "allegedly unorthodox" career. Scott currently lives in Dublin, Ireland.
- Mike Scott from The Waterboys chats to Radcliffe and Maconiehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g7wb1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g7wb1.jpg2013-09-06T10:41:00.000ZMike Scott from The Waterboys speaks to Radcliffe and Maconie about Fisherman's Blues.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01g7wh6
Mike Scott from The Waterboys chats to Radcliffe and Maconie
- Video: Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - Fisherman's Blueshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019zzsj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019zzsj.jpg2013-06-05T10:15:00.000ZMike Scott and Steve Wickham perform the title track of The Waterboys' fourth album, Fisherman's Blues, for Mastertapes.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019zzty
Video: Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - Fisherman's Blues
- Video: The Waterboys' Whole of the Moon "in a jig tempo"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pvll.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pvll.jpg2013-06-03T15:07:00.000ZWaterboys Mike Scott and Steve Wickham perform The Whole of the Moon in Fisherman's Blues style.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019xhbw
Video: The Waterboys' Whole of the Moon "in a jig tempo"
- Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - Mad as the Mist and Snowhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pw9b.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pw9b.jpg2013-05-30T18:13:00.000ZMike Scott and Steve Wickham of The Waterboys perform Mad as the Mist and Snow.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019rsmx
Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - Mad as the Mist and Snow
- Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - Saints and Angelshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019rpqp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019rpqp.jpg2013-05-30T17:12:00.000ZMike Scott and Steve Wickham of The Waterboys perform Saints and Angels for Mastertapes.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019rpr2
Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - Saints and Angels
- Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - I Miss The Roadhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pwpr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pwpr.jpg2013-05-30T16:40:00.000ZMike Scott and Steve Wickham of The Waterboys perform their song about touring for the first time since it was recorded.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019rnkm
Mike Scott and Steve Wickham - I Miss The Road
- Fan unaware she featured in romantic Waterboys songhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pwr0.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019pwr0.jpg2013-05-30T16:25:00.000ZMike Scott says Lindsay, who features in The Waterboys' song And a Bang on the Ear, didn't know the first verse was about her.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019rn0h
Fan unaware she featured in romantic Waterboys song
Mike Scott Tracks