James "Midge" Ure, OBE (born 10 October 1953, in Cambuslang, Lanrikshire) is a Scots guitarist, sanger, keyboard player, an sangwriter. His stage name, Midge, is a phonetic reversal o Jim, the diminutive form o his real name.
Ure in 2004
|Birth name||James Ure|
|Born||10 October 1953|
Cammuslang, Lanrikshire, Scotland
|Thrift||Muisicker, sangster-sangwriter, producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, keybuirds, synthesizer|
|Associate acts||Slik, Rich Kids, Misfits, Visage, Thin Lizzy, Ultravox, Band Aid|
Ure enjoyed parteecular success in the 1970s an 1980s in baunds includin Slik, Thin Lizzy, The Rich Kids, Visage, an maist notably as frontman o Ultravox. Ure co-wrate an produced the charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?', whose reissue wan an Ivor Novello Awaird in 2005 for Best Selling UK Single. Ure co-organised Band Aid, Live Aid an Live 8 wi Bob Geldof. Ure acts as trustee for the charity, an serves as ambassador for Save the Children.
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