Hometown: BUTTERSTONE. SCOTLAND
Web site: http://www.dougiemaclean.com
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“Dougie MacLean is Scotland's pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure” (Performing Songwriter, USA) who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, 'roots based' songwriting and instrumental composition. He has built an international reputation as songwriter, composer and extraordinary performer which has led to concerts and festivals all over the world including New York's Carnegie Hall, Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall and London’s Festival Theatre. MacLean’s songs have been covered by hosts of artists, including Paolo Nutini, Amy MacDonald, Mary Black, Frankie Miller and Kathy Mattea. His song Caledonia has become one of Scotland's most popular contemporary songs and his music has been used in Hollywood films (eg Last of the Mohicans), TV Drama (eg BBC's A Mug's Game) and he’s been the subject of three BBC TV music-documentaries.
Dougie has received numerous gold discs for album sales, two prestigious Tartan Clef Awards and has been received into the Scottish Music Hall of Fame.
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