Mike Hedges

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Mike Hedges is a British audio producer/engineer.


Mike Hedges started as a tape-op at Morgan Studios in London in the late 1970s. Having graduated to engineer, he went freelance in 1981 and became an engineer/producer.

Hedges' first major collaboration was with The Cure, and resulted in their debut single "Killing an Arab". Hedges opened his own facility, the Playground, designed by Acoustician Andy Munro, in nearby Camden Town where he continued to work with The Cure as well as with the Associates and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

His subsequent credits have included U2, Dido, The Undertones, Manic Street Preachers, Travis, Texas, The Beautiful South, and The Priests.[1] He produced Manic Street Preachers' Everything Must Go, which was voted best album of 1996 by Q, Vox, Select and Music Week, and won the BRIT Award for Album Of The Year.[2]

Mike Hedges has also worked as part of the musical team for the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Between 1996 and 2000, Hedges' work was continuously nominated for the Grammy awards for four successive years, which no other British producer has done.



  • Original London Cast, Evita [Original London Cast], Assistant Engineer


  • Heatwave, Central Heating, Assistant Engineer



  • The Cure, Three Imaginary Boys, Engineer


  • The Beat, I Just Can't Stop It, Engineer
  • Associates, Affectionate Punch [Bonus Tracks], Engineer, Producer
  • The Cure, Seventeen Seconds [Deluxe Edition], Engineer, Producer


  • Bauhaus, Mask [Omnibus Edition], Engineer
  • The Cure, Faith [Deluxe Edition], Producer, Engineer
  • The Cure, ...Happily Ever After, Engineer, Producer


  • Thomas Dolby, Golden Age of Wireless [Bonus DVD], Engineer


  • The Beat, Special Beat Service, Producer




  • The Cure, Staring at the Sea: The Singles, Producer


  • Marc Almond, Mother Fist and Her Five Daughters, Producer, Engineer


  • Shack Zilch [Bonus Tracks], Producer



  • Associates Popera: The Singles Collection Producer
  • The La's, La's [Deluxe Edition], Audio Production
  • The La's, La's [UK Bonus Tracks], Producer
  • A House, I Want Too Much, Producer



  • Various Artists, Deafening Divinities with Aural Affinities: The Beggars Banquet Collection 1993 Producer


  • Lush, Split, Producer, Engineer
  • Lush, Desire Lines, Producer
  • Lush, Hypocrite, Producer


  • Original Soundtrack, Doom Generation, Producer


  • Heatwave, Best of Heatwave: Always & Forever, Engineer
  • A House, No More Apologies, Producer


  • Geneva, Best Regrets [#1], Producer
  • Geneva, Best Regrets [#2], Producer


  • U2, Best of 1980-1990 [Japan], Mixing, Producer


  • Travis, Why Does It Always Rain on Me? [2 Track Promo], Producer
  • Travis, Why Does It Always Rain on Me? [Epic Single], Producer


  • U2, All That You Can't Leave Behind, Producer, Mixing
  • U2, All That You Can't Leave Behind [Bonus CD], Mixing, Producer
  • U2, All That You Can't Leave Behind [Import Bonus Track], Producer, Mixing
  • Texas, Greatest Hits, Producer
  • Texas, Greatest Hits [Bonus Tracks], Producer
  • Texas, Song Book: Best of Texas, Producer


  • Lush, Ciao! 1989-1996, Producer
  • The Cure, Greatest Hits [Bonus CD], Mixing, Producer


  • U2, Best of 1990-2000, Producer, Mixing
  • U2, Best of 1990-2000 [Bonus Tracks/DVD], Producer, Mixing
  • U2, Best of 1990-2000 [Japan], Mixing, Producer
  • A1, A1, Producer


  • Dido, Life for Rent, Producer
  • The Cooper Temple Clause, Kick Up the Fire, And Let the Flames Break Loose [Morning] [Enhanced], 2003, Executive Producer, Programming
  • Various Artists, We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to the Ramones, Producer


  • The Cure, Join the Dots: B-Sides & Rarities, 1978-2001, Mixing, Producer
  • Dido, Don't Leave Home [CD #1], Producer
  • Izabo, Morning Hero [EP+2], Mixing


  • Patrick Doyle, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack], 2005, Producer, Audio Production
  • Texas, Red Book, Mixing
  • Texas, Red Book [Enhanced], Mixing
  • Faithless, Forever Faithless: The Greatest Hits, Mixing, Producer
  • Faithless, Forever Faithless: The Greatest Hits [Sony], Producer, Mixing
  • Robert Post, Robert Post, Producer, Clapping, Mixing, Programming
  • Faithless, Forever Faithless: The Greatest Hits [DVD], Mixing, Producer
  • Revenge, No Pain No Gain: Live 1991, Performer


  • Lorraine, Heaven, Producer
  • Faithless Renaissance Presents 3D, Producer
  • Texas, Sleep, Pt. 2, Mixing
  • Texas, Sleep [DVD Single], Mixing


  • Travis, Boy with No Name, Engineer, Producer
  • Xanther, 8060, Layout Design


  • Faithless, Forever Faithless/Forever Faithless [CD/DVD], Producer, Mixing
  • Martha Wainwright, I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too, Mixing, Producer
  • Martha Wainwright, I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too [13 Tracks], Mixing, Producer
  • Martha Wainwright, I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too [Bonus Track], Mixing, Producer


  • The Priests, Harmony, Album Sequence, Producer, Arranger
  • The Priests, Harmony [Barnes & Noble Exclusive], Producer, Arranger, Album Sequence
  • The Priests, Harmony [French Edition], Producer, Arranger, Album Sequence
  • The Priests, Harmony [Spanish Edition], Album Sequence, Producer, Arranger


  • The Priests, Noël [B&N Exclusive], Arranger, Producer
  • The La's, Callin' All, Quotation Author, Producer
  • Heatwave, Too Hot to Handle/Central Heating, Assistant Engineer



  1. ^ "CLASSIC TRACKS: The Cure 'A Forest'". SoundOnSound. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Strange, Steve (2002). Blitzed! The Autobiography of Steve Strange. London: Orion Publishing Group. p. 118. ISBN 0-75284-936-0. 
  3. ^ Dan LeRoy. "Strange Cruise - Strange Cruise : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-08-14. 

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