BBC AWARD WINNING SINGER / SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER

MIKE MCKENZIE

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Mike McKenzie
Mike McKenzie

Mike McKenzie (he/him) is an award winning singer/songwriter based in Edinburgh, Scotland. His eclectic influences have lead him to a unique style of writing which lands somewhere between Tom Odell, Maggie Rogers, David Gray and Brandi Carlile.

 

Mike’s music has been featured by Jo Whiley on her BBC Radio 2 show and received huge support from Grant Stott, Roddy Hart and Janice Forsyth on BBC Radio Scotland as well as Jim Gellatly on Amazing Radio, Ruth Clark at RTÉ and countless online stations across the UK.

 

Having now performed in some of Scotland's most iconic venues, including opening the King Tut's Stage at last years TRNSMT, this independent songwriter is becoming a staple part of the Scottish music scene as an artist in his own right.

 

Alongside working on his solo career, Mike recently joined forces with legendary synth player PJ Moore (The Blue Nile) and award winning composer Malcolm Lindsay as the lead singer for their collaborative project PJ Moore & Co.

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LATEST RELEASE

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The Art Of Change - EP

This brand new Solo EP features 4 songs co-written, arranged, produced and recorded entirely by independent Scottish musicians and is available to pre-order HERE!

Tracklisting:

1. Getting Older (McKenzie/Narrie/Robertson)

2. Where Did You Go? (McKenzie/Narrie/Robertson)

3. This House (McKenzie/Brodie)

4. Lover (McKenzie/Dawn)

String Arranger: Elspeth Mackay

String Players: Mackay / Boag / Rush

Mix Engineer: Paul McInally @ 45/a Side Recordings

Mastering Engineer: Ed Woods

Artwork: Evan Hamilton

PJ MOORE & CO

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PJ Moore & Co.

PJ Moore & Co. is a brand new collaborative project from PJ Moore (The Blue Nile), Malcolm Lindsay (Award Winning Composer / Arranger) and vocalist Mike McKenzie. 

Their debut album 'When A Good Day Comes' is available to preorder now and is set for release in September this year.

To find out more and hear the first teaser track from the album head to www.pjmooreandco.com

CREATIVE SCOTLAND

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"Changes" - Creative Scotland Project

Changes is a Creative Scotland Funded collaborative writing project by Mike McKenzie. Working with independent Scottish Songwriters Finn Brodie, Liv Dawn, Liam Narrie and Jamie Robertson he will write and produce 4 original songs using "change" as an overarching theme to explore the inward reflection faced by storytellers. 

 

The collection of songs will then be developed with string arranger Elspeth Mackay and recorded by Paul McInally at 45/a Side Recording Studio in Glasgow with additional strings performed by Nicola Boag and Katie Rush.

Click here for more information about the project.

PREVIOUS RELEASES

Mike McKenzie For The Record

"For The Record" - EP

This brand new collection of tracks mark a new beginning for Mike as an artist and having arranged, performed and recorded nearly every instrument on the record himself in his home studio in Edinburgh, the end result truly captures an honest representation of his thinkings as a writer and sensibility as a musician.

He grew up listening to my parent’s record collection (Queen, Billy Joel, Cat Stevens, Simon & Garfunkel) and wanted to explore how those influences could sit alongside modern production, showcasing where he is heading as a recording artist while staying true to his “story song” roots.

Available on all major platforms HERE!

Mike McKenzie Saving Grace

"Saving Grace" - Single

"Saving Grace" was his first studio release of 2021 and was written while he and his husband were separated due to covid travel restrictions for more than 8 months. It explores the hopeful loneliness we have all experienced through this challenging period; spending so much time apart from our families and loved ones.

 

The single received multiple national radio plays including BBC Radio 2 with Jo Whiley, BBC Radio Scotland with Grant Stott, Janice Forsyth and Roddy Hart as well as being featured on Amazing Radio with Jim Gellatly.

Available on all major platforms now!

Mike McKenzie The Christmas Song Singer Songwriter Scotland
Mike McKenzie Songwriter Vol.1 EP Singer Scotland
Mike McKenzie Happy Singer Songwriter Scotland
Mike McKenzie Love Like This Singer Songwriter Scotland

CO-WRITING & PRODUCTION

Mike's focus over the last couple of years has been to expand his songwriting and production portfolio from his home studio in Edinburgh, continually seeking new projects with upcoming artists and writers. Get in touch for writing enquiries or collaborations by messaging here.

RECENT CO-WRITERS AND PRODUCTION PROJECTS

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