SAD NEWS : Paul Young passed away from a sudden heart attack at the age of 53 on July 15, 2000. Go to the News section for details.
PURPOSE OF THE MECHANICS WEBRING : The goal of this WebRing is to compile a list of sites dedicated to the Mechanics on the world wide web.
SHORT HISTORY OF THE BAND : Mike & The Mechanics started off as a side project for Mike Rutherford during a hiatus from Genesis. He started writing songs with Chris Neil and B.A. Robertson after writing and recording two solo albums on his own. The first Mike + The Mechanics album released in 1985 yielded three hits with "Silent Running", "All I Need Is A Mircale" and "Taken In." From there, the Mechanics have released five albums, including Living Years. That album's title track hit #1 in the U.S.
BAND LINEUP :
Mike Rutherford : Guitar, bass (1985- )
Paul Carrack : Vocals, keyboards, guitar, drums (1985- )
Paul Young : Vocals, percussion (1985-2000)
Peter Van Hooke : Drums (1985-1995)
Adrian Lee : Keyboards (1985-1995)
Gary Wallis : Drums (1995- )
SPECIAL THANKS : I would like to thank Chrischa Van de Voorde for designing the graphics for these pages. They give the page a nice, clean look.
And thanks to Bob Setlock, who created the ring and did a great job running it, couldn't continue to run it due to other obligations. I would like to thank him for letting me have a chance to run it.
If anyone has any questions about the ring or the Mechanics, e-mail me, Joseph Dixon, Ringmaster of The Mike & The Mechanics Webring.