Midge Ure


James Ure (b. October 10, 1953), known professionally as Midge Ure, is a veteran Scottish musician, singer-songwriter, producer, and ex-frontman of the new wave band, Ultravox. As a solo artist, he is best known in the U.S. for the 1989 hit, "Dear God." His unusual stage name, Midge, is a phonetic reversal of Jim.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Dear God (1989)

Pop charts debut year: 1989

Years active: 1972 - present

Genres: New wave, synthpop, post-punk, art rock, hard rock

Labels: Chrysalis, BMG, EvenMore Entertainment, Arista, Hypertension Music

Website: midgeure.co.uk


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