Mark Rankin

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Mark Rankin
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Genres Rock
Years active 1987–1997
Labels A&M Records
Associated acts Blind Allez, Gun

Mark Rankin was lead vocalist with Scottish rock band Gun, who were best known for their cover of "Word Up!", originally by Cameo. The single was taken from the album Swagger, and was released in 1994. Other singles were "Better Days", "Taking on the World" and "Steal Your Fire".

Current work[edit]

Rankin currently works for Virgin EMI in London, promoting new bands. He is not involved in Gun's reformation but has given his blessing to it. He enjoys cups of tea with Blossoms in Cafés in Edinburgh[1]

He is a cousin of singer-songwriter, guitarist and lead vocalist of band Texas Sharleen Spiteri.

Discography (with Gun)[edit]


  1. ^ "The Official Toby Jepson Website". 2008-04-30. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 

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