English singer-songwriter most widely known as the frontman from the bands Amsterdam and Pele. He obtained an international strike using the Pele track Megalomania, which shot to #1 in South Africa. He 1st formed Pele like a five-piece music group in 1990 following the disbandment of his earlier group. His recording Arm in Arm using the music group Amsterdam was voted 14th greatest album ever to emerge from Liverpool from the target audience of Liverpool.com. Both of his parents had been factory employees. He and the others of Amsterdam offered as the support music group for Elvis Costello during tv performances.