MAGGIE REILLY TOUR IN DUNOON
Written by Archie Fergusson on 22/05/2017
Maggie Reilly is the Scottish singer best known for her collaborations with the composer and instrumentalist Mike Oldfield. Most notably, she performed lead vocals on the Mike Oldfield songs “Family Man“, “Moonlight Shadow“, “To France” and “Foreign Affair“, all of which were international hits in the early 1980s.
In 1992, she released her debut solo album Echoes,from which the singles “Everytime We Touch“, “Tears in the Rain” and “Wait” were the most successful. A series of solo albums have been released since.
She has also worked with many other artists, including Mike Batt (on his Hunting of the Snark album), Jack Bruce, Dave Greenfield & Jean-Jacques Burnel, Nick Mason & Rick Fenn, Michael Cretu, Lesiëm, Ralph McTell, Simon Nicol of Fairport Convention, Stefan Zauner of Münchener Freiheit, Runrig, The Sisters of Mercy, and Smokie. “Moonlight Shadow 2k14″ (Michael Fall remix) was released on the German label ZYX Music.
Listen during the week as Derek McIntyre chats to Maggie in a special recorded interview for 97.4FM DCR