Mike was introduced to music when he was only four years old. He began playing banjo, then guitar, percussion and piano, studying with The Associated Board of the Royal School of Music. He started his first band when he was thirteen years old. Not content with playing cover songs, he started creating his own compositions.
By the time he was in his late teens, he had composed numerous songs. At the age of twenty he landed his first recording deal with Phonogram Records and a publishing deal with Carlin Music. Not one to sit back and wait for things to happen, Mike decided to submit one of his compositions to The Eurovision Song Contest. The song reached number 12 in the UK chart and around the world. A string of successes followed. To date, Mike has sold over 40 million records, writing 75 single and album hits (he is best known for the song I’m In The Mood For Dancing ) and had a succession of chart successes and industry awards.
Over the years Mike has composed for TV & Motion Picture, Advertising, Soundtracks plus Additional Music. His client list includes: DreamWorks, Focus World, Bleecker Street, Netflix, BBC Television, ITV, Sky Television, Gold TV, Pepsi, JVC, Martini, Paco Rabanne, Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Jaguar, Sony, Kinder, Delta Airlines, Qantas Airlines, Capital Radio, Oracle, Stingray Digital and numerous others.
Mike's label credits include: EMI Records, Sony Music, Epic, CBS, MCA Universal, BMG, Arista, Columbia, Scandinavian Records, Time Music, Interscope, Polygram, Readers Digest, Windswept Pacific, Carlin Music, Sony ATV, and others. He has written and recorded tracks for Billy Ocean, The Drifters, Sir Cliff Richard, The Shadows, Greg Lake and many more.
Mike has received numerous awards including; Independent Radio Awards, two Ivor Novello Award Nominations for Songwriter Of The Year and also Most Performed Work, two Tokyo Music Festival Awards, plus BMI, ASCAP, several BPI awards and a host of others.
In 2014 Mike received a Certificate of Distinction in recognition of Original Achievements from The Oticons Faculty - The European Film Composers Agency. Participating judges included: Rachel Portman, Jan Kaczmarek, Shigeru Umebayashi, Stephen Warbeck, Atticus Roass, Alex Heffes, who are recognized as some of the most established film composers of our times.
Associated Board of the Royal School of Music: Piano. Guitar, Percussion, Vocals. Record Producer and Sound Recording Engineer. Extensive experience and excellent knowledge of: Music Publishing, Record Labels, European Copyright, Composition, Record Production, Studio Management, Sound Design, DAW's. Founder and owner of several Production Companies / Labels, Recording Studios since 1989 in London, UK and Europe
Full Writer Member of Performing Right Society (PRS), Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS), British Academy of Songwriters Composers and Authors (BASCA), Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL)
But as they say, all this is history...
The digital-music era has resulted in many shifts and repositioning of creative companies in recent years - but one thing is for sure; whether it‘s the soundtrack for a feature film, TV commercial, video game, mobile entertainment, podcast production or album, the most important thing, is to create the perfect soundtrack.
Mike S. Myers is an artist, musician, composer and producer who has spent many years doing what he does best. He draws on all of this knowledge to help clients achieve their creative vision – however they define it.