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Linsey de Paul & Mike Moran

Group Members:Lyndsey Monckton Rubin
Michael Moran
   
Nationality:English
   
National Finals:UK National Final 1977
ESC Entries:Rock bottom (1977)
   
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Biography

Lynsey de Paul was an English singer, songwriter and musician. She had chart hits in the UK and Europe in the 1970s. She released her first single “Sugar me” in 1972, which became a big succes. She wrote several songs for several artists, and for her self. She was a succesfull artist for more then 4 decades. 
Lynsey died on October 1, 2014, aged 66. 

Mike Moran is a keyboard musician, songwriter and record producer. Moran studied at the Royal College of Music in London prior to become a session musician,composer and arranger, including scoring music for such Handmade Films productions as Time Bandits (1981), The Missionary (1982) and Water (1985). He also played with The Ian Gillan Band. “Rock Bottom”, which he wrote in partnership with Lynsey de Paul, was the UK entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1977, and put him in the spotlight for the first time. Moran has worked with various members of Queen, Ozzy Osbourne, Nicko McBrain and George Harrison. He did live recording production and mixing with David Bowie in 1973 for Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture; and also produced various hits for Bowie in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was co-producer, arranger, keyboards performer and co-author of all the tracks on the album Barcelona, the classical crossover collaboration between Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and opera singer Montserrat Caballé, released in 1988. He produced The Queen Album (1988), Piaf (1994) and Essential Musicals (2006) for Elaine Paige.

 

 

 

Entries

Country:United Kingdom
Year:1977
Language:English
   
Artist:Linsey de Paul & Mike Moran
Song:Rock bottom
Lyrics:

Linsey de Paul
Mike Moran

Composer(s):Linsey de Paul
Mike Moran
Conductor:Ronnie Hazlehurst
   
Backings:Neil Lancaster
Jill Mackintosh
Chas Mills
Clare Torry
Results 
Points:121
Position:2
Running order:9
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