Jamie Morgan (musician)

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Jamie Morgan is a British photographer, filmmaker, and former musician.[1]

Music career[edit]

Morgan formed half of the duo Morgan-McVey[2] who released just one single, 1986's Stock Aitken Waterman-produced "Looking Good Diving" b/w "Looking Good Diving with the Wild Bunch". The B-side would later evolve into Neneh Cherry's "Buffalo Stance", which reached #3 in the UK Charts and the Top 10 around the world in 1988.

As a solo artist under the name Jamie J. Morgan, he released a cover of the Lou Reed classic "Walk on the Wild Side" in 1990, which reached the Top 30 in the UK and Australia, and #1 in New Zealand.[3]

Photography and filmmaking[edit]

Since retiring as a recording artist, Morgan has concentrated on photography and filmmaking. He has directed numerous music videos and the 2007 documentary film The Workshop.[4][5]

Discography[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
UK
[6]
IRE AUS NZ
1986 "Looking Good Diving" (as Morgan-McVey) single only
1990 "Walk On The Wild Side" 27 22 25 1 Shotgun
"Rocksteady" 97
1992 "Why" single only
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamie Morgan - Photographer". Show Studio. Archived from the original on 9 July 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Hitlåtens historia, "Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance", Sveriges Television, 3 January 2012.
  3. ^ "JAMIE J. MORGAN - WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (SONG)". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Jamie Morgan - Biography". Serlin Associates. Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "The Workshop". Tribeca Film Festival. Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Official Charts Company: Jamie J. Morgan". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 

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