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Albums:

Fragile

Taking Back My Time (Feat. Midge Ure)

Christmas With Black Dyke

Answers To Nothing

The Gift
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Biography:
Birth Name: James Ure
Born: 1953/10/10
Birth Place: Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Years Active: 1972-present
Genres: New Romantic, Soft Rock, Punk Rock, Hard Rock, Synthpop, New Wave

James "Midge" Ure, OBE (born 10 October 1953) is a Scottish guitarist, singer, keyboard player, and songwriter. He enjoyed particular success in the 1970s and 1980s in bands including Slik, Thin Lizzy, The Rich Kids, Visage, and most notably as frontman of Ultravox. Ure co-wrote and produced the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" and co-organised Band Aid, Live Aid and Live 8 with Bob Geldof. He twice received an Ivor Novello Award with Geldof for co-writing "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Ure acts as trustee for the charity, and serves as ambassador for Save The Children. His stage name, Midge, is a phonetic reversal of Jim, the diminutive form of his real name.

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