Mike MORAN – composer, arranger, songwriter, record producer

Mike Moran2Credits include: Barcelona, Feddie Mercury, Opera Babes.  Mike Moran was arranger/md on Rod Stewart’s recent Royal Festival Hall concert ‘One Night With Rod’ which was broadcast by BBC TV on October 23. He worked a lot with Freddie Mercury and their major collaboration was the album Barcelona, which he arranged and co-produced, as well as co-writing all the songs with Freddie and Tim Rice.

He also arranged and produced Freddie’s single hit The Great Pretender. He has produced a number of West End cast albums, including The King & I, Piaf and Time. He’s arranged and produced four albums by Elaine Paige and has recently done charts for the classical cross over act Wild. He arranged and produced The Celtic Tenors album for EMI Classics and also tracks by Lemar for Sony. He’s worked with George Harrison, Queen, Extreme, Placido Domingo, Kate Bush, Joe Cocker, Robert Plant, Paul Simon, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and others.

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MIKE MORAN arranger/orchestrator credits
As Arranger/Producer

Lemar Living Inside My Heart Mike Moran Sony
Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballe Barcelona album Mike Moran Co-writer Polydor
Opera Babes Barcelona Mike Moran Sony
Celtic Tenors So Strong album Mike Moran EMI Classics
Freddie Mercury The Great Pretender Mike Moran Parlophone
George Harrison Dream Away Mike Moran Dark Horse
Elaine Paige The Queen Album Mike Moran Siren
Elaine Paige Romance & The Stage album Mike Moran WEA
Elaine Paige Centre Stage 6 tracks Mike Moran WEA
The Hollies The Woman I Love Mike Moran EMI
Placido Domingo Hosannah Mike Moran EMI
Montserrat Caballe Friends For Life album Mike Moran BMG
George Fame Go For It Mike Moran Pinnacle

As Arranger

Wild 2 album tracks Mike Moran EMI Classics
Extreme 3 album tracks Mike Moran A & M
Freddie Mercury Time/In My Defence Mike Moran Parlophone
Queen All God’s People Mike Moran Co-writer/Arr Parlophone
The Honey Dippers (aka Robert Plant) Sea Of Love/ I Got A Woman/I Get A Thrill Mike Moran Esperanza
Europe 4 album tracks Mike Moran Epic
Ringo Starr Six O’Clock In The Morning Mike Moran EMI
Julian Lennon 2 album tracks Mike Moran EMI
Ashford & Simpson Time Talking Mike Moran EMI

Cast & Soundtrack Albums

Artist Title Arranger Label
The King & I London cast Mike Moran WEA
Piaf Elaine Paige Mike Moran WEA
Time London cast Mike Moran EMI

Musical Director

One Night With Rod Stewart – Royal Albert Hall Oct 2004 & broadcast by BBC & DVD on BMG – Arr/Cond
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes – live concert – Arr/Piano
Jose Carreras & Dionne Warwick – La Nit concert – Arr/Cond
Arr/conductor for Elaine Paige, Russell Watson, Lulu, Leo Sayer, Cliff Richard and many others

plus all Mike’s many film/tv scores including:

New Tricks, Sherlock, Republic of Love, The Bombmaker, Taggart, Time Bandits, Sex, Chips & Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Missionary, Scarlet Pimpernel, Harry’s Game etc etc