Paul Carrack is known for his role in the bands Ace, Squeeze (replacing Jools Holland on piano), and Mike & The Mechanics (a side project by Mike Rutherford of Genesis). Next to these collaborations, Carrack has forged a successful solo career in the process. All the songs from his impressive career are now bundled under the Collected series.
Dubbed by the BBC as the “The Man with the Golden Voice” Carrack sang some of the most important songs from bands like Ace (“How Long”), Squeeze (“Tempted”), Mike + The Mechanics (“The Living Years” and “Over My Shoulder”). As a solo musician, he recorded hits such as “Don’t Shed a Tear”, “When You Walk in the Room” and “Don’t Dream It’s Over”. He has served as a session and/or touring musician for the likes of music greats like Elton John, Eric Clapton, B.B. King and The Smiths.