Mike Moran (music producer)

Mike Moran ( born March 4, 1948 in Leeds, England ) is a British keyboardist, composer and record producer. He studied at London's Royal College of Music.


Together with the singer Lynsey de Paul, he wrote the song Rock Bottom, which they occupied in 1977 ranked second in the Euro Vision Song Contest. This song reached inter alia, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, each of the top 10 singles chart. Moran and de Paul wrote together a few more songs, including Martyn Ford's single release Let Your Body Go Downtown, located in the same year was also placed in the UK Top 40.

Moran composed the soundtracks of numerous movies and television productions. He played keyboards in the bands of rock musicians Ian Gillan and Ozzy Osbourne. In addition, he worked among others with George Harrison, Paul Simon, Kate Bush and Elaine Paige.

With Freddie Mercury composed and produced Moran which together with the opera singer Montserrat Caballé recorded in 1988 released album Barcelona. The title song Barcelona was a year before that appeared as a single and was re- released on the occasion of the Olympic Summer Games in Barcelona in 1992 as a single. The written together with Mercury Title All God 's People took Moran on Queen for their 1991 released album Innuendo. As a guest musician he also accompanied the band the following year at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert. On some songs by Brian Mays 1992 to published album Back to the Light Moran played piano and keyboards.



Film Music


As a composer, producer and musician Mike Moran was, inter alia, involved in the following albums: