Michael Oliver Tighe is an American singer/songwriter, guitarist and actor. He has worked with Jeff Buckley, Mark Ronson , Adele, Liam Gallagher, The A.M., Niia and others. Michael Tighe's songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing.
Tighe was born and raised in New York City. As a teenager, he performed in many New York City Downtown theater and music productions, where he met Jeff Buckley. He was drafted into Buckley's band as a guitarist and songwriter and toured with Jeff until the singer's untimely death. He co-wrote the song "So Real" ,as well as "Vancouver", "Moodswing Whiskey", "Demon John" and "The Sky Is a Landfill". "So Real" appears on Buckley's critically acclaimed album Grace. Grace was voted one of the top 500 albums of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.
In 2006 he recorded a cover of the Britney Spears song "Toxic" with Mark Ronson under the alias Tiggers.The song features verses from Old Dirty Bastard and was a minor hit in the United Kingdom; it was included on Ronson's 2007 album Version. Tighe toured with Ronson and The Version Players from 2007-2009.
in 2014 he co-wrote "Body" with Niia from her debut EP Generation Blue.
In February 2018 he features on "Saints of the sinners" by The Faim
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