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Mike Scott

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There are numerous artists named Mike Scott, including:
1. Mike Scott is founder and leader of The Waterboys. His albums include ‘Bring ‘Em All In’ and ‘Still Burning’.
2. Mike Scott is vocalist for Lay it on the Line. He plays folk punk - his albums are ‘(Almost) Everything Else’ and ‘Fiesta De Los Muertos’ .
3. Mike Scott is a rap artist.
4. Mike Scott is a christian artist - his album is called ‘Take Me Lord And Use Me’.

5. Mike scott is a folk artist from Bristol, UK - his album is called ‘Shed Songs’.

1. Michael ‘Mike’ Scott (born 14 December 1958 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is the founding member, lead singer and chief 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 was interested in music from an early age. At age twelve, after the family had moved to Ayr, he began a serious interest in learning guitar. The next year, Scott was playing in school bands and formed the band Karma, named after the tenet in Hinduism, with a friend named John Caldwell. Karma’s sound was inspired by David Bowie, The Beatles and Bob Dylan.
Scott and a guitarist named Allan McConnell formed a band, The Bootlegs, which gave way to Another Pretty Face in 1978 when Caldwell and two other friends joined.

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  • songfactslastfm

    "I was under a lot of pressure with the breakup over a relationship." - Mike Scott reveals how a W.H. Auden poem helped him to move on from a relationship and write The Waterboys classic, "Fisherman's Blues": http://www.songfacts.com/blog/playingmysong/mike_scott_of_the_waterboys_-_fisherman_s_blues_/

    1 Mar 2013 Reply
  • negativeaddict

    They should really sort out their pages.

    28 Feb 2013 Reply
  • borneojunction

    http://punkrockoi.com/?p=20072 has lay it on the line's new album

    23 Feb 2013 Reply
  • all4folkpunk

    http://mikescottacoustic.bandcamp.com/album/fiesta-de-los-muertos - mike's new album for free...and it's absolutely stunning.

    14 Sep 2012 Reply
  • post_it_note

    wow. i like the 'less famous' mike scott and not the 'more famous' one. who would have thought it? and, on spotify there are 3 other mike scotts. maybe people like those guys too? it's too much for my head to take.

    4 Jul 2012 Reply
  • wolo999

    think I'm gonna call myself Madonna and start recording music

    3 Jul 2012 Reply
  • layitontheline

    Mike has a new band now - our album is on http://layitontheline.bandcamp.com - and kingdombemine - he's vegan, so i doubt that. he's definitely less of a hippy than you mind

    28 Jan 2012 Reply
  • goodfkingbye

    The Kevin Seconds Mike Scott split is soooo good!

    1 Sep 2011 Reply
  • wolo999

    Mike Scott the 2nd should change his name

    22 Jul 2011 Reply
  • sxeveg

    Rose-N-Crantz: That song is by Propagandhi. Mike covered it. And if you had bothered listening you'll probably find that the song title doesn't tell the whole story. But I'm sure you knew that.

    18 Oct 2010 Reply
  • Spirit_Of_87

    The acoustic version of Got A Way With Words is incredible.

    6 Jul 2010 Reply
  • BlisteringDDj

    Beautiful music!

    10 Jun 2010 Reply
  • WindInTheWires_

    The waterboys <3

    29 Dec 2009 Reply
  • smushed_cow

    Laughably bad.

    17 Dec 2009 Reply
  • akani304

    THE WATERBOYS!!!!!!! <33333333333333333333333333333333

    21 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Lukinx

    I never got why people give a crap what last.fm says. Just listen to what you like a be happy. Englands punkscene Mike Scott is the one for me, and if you have another one with same name that you like better that's just fukking fine.

    11 Oct 2009 Reply
  • sergej12

    Just get off and find you an own name, honey.

    27 Sep 2009 Reply
  • jeremy_kyle_

    who the fuck are either of these guys? Here's the real deal http://www.myspace.com/bristolsmikescott Shed songs pisses all over this. As for sergej12, how about you tell your boyfriend to stop slapping his sweaty ballsack against your arse for a minute, so you can actually listen to music before you judge it? As for who he is, he is an upcoming english acoustic artist who is also your biological father. You learn something new everyday huh? Douchebag.

    4 Sep 2009 Reply
  • jayneisaloser

    Haha sergej12 Mike Scott the younger... is one of the UK's best songwriters: just from a sliiiiiiightly different genre. Trust me: fans of Company L, Phinius Gage etc are just as pissed off as you when the wrong Mike Scott gets played to us by LastFM... and I agree with sxeveg: if Mike "this bastard" is touring so much, bringing his music to the people then he deserves all the recognition he gets. Maybe try opening your ears and experiencing something different for a change? Blimey, got a feeling I'm jsut wasting my time here though.... Peas and glove: Jayne xxx

    4 Sep 2009 Reply
  • sxeveg

    sergej12 - that's pretty harsh! all the gigs on here are for 'this bastard', so makes sense to me. blame last fm if anything. and stop being so completely pathetic.

    4 Sep 2009 Reply
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