Owen Paul, the Scottish singer, producer and co-writer of the 1986 UK and European smash summer hit ( My Favourite Waste Of Time ) has done many things in the twenty or so years since he first came to musical prominence. He has played a leading role in a major musical theatre production, toured the UK and Europe with Phil Collins as one of ' Mike and the Mechanics ' as well as being their vocal arranger on their last album ' Rewired ', and Owen has even been harassed by Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne in the infamous " noisy neighbours " episode on MTV's record breaking show ' The Osbournes '.
As well as being a comedy script writer for a leading FM radio station in the UK, for ten years he ran a West End theatre in London's Leicester Square as well as a successful Ballroom and Latin Dancing Club. He has produced a triple platinum selling album for the Japanese band 'Buck Tick' which became number one in their native country and Co-Produced the winning UK entry for Eurovision 2001 held in Copenhagen, for the young Sheffield singer Lindsay Dracass, having a UK top 20 hit at the same time. In 2001 he finally went back to the recording Studio with new material, releasing his second solo album ' About Time ' in the same year.
In 2009 he returned to live performance with the Scottish
Supergroup ' Four Good Men ' and then became lead vocalist for XSM ( Ex Simple Minds ) featuring original ' Simple Minds ' members Derek Forbes and Brian McGee, who to date have successfully toured the UK, the Philippines, Holland and Germany.
After a lengthy ' hiatus ' ( some twenty years or so ) from solo live performance, he now plans to return to the stage in 2012 once more under the name Owen Paul.