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Malcolm Ross (musician)

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Name  Malcolm Ross
Movies  Chocolat
Role  Guitarist
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Music groups  Josef K, Orange Juice (1982 – 1984), Aztec Camera (1984)
Albums  Rip It Up, You Can't Hide Your Love For, The Only Fun in Town, The Orange Juice, Knife

Malcolm Ross (born 31 July 1960 in Blantyre, Malawi) is a Scottish guitarist. His musical career started when he played guitar in the Scottish band Josef K. They released a string of singles and an album, The Only Fun in Town, on Postcard Records in the early 1980s.


After the demise of Josef K, Ross joined Edwyn Collins in the group Orange Juice, playing and writing songs for both the Rip it Up and Texas Fever albums. After Orange Juice, Ross joined Roddy Frame in Aztec Camera as second guitarist, and recorded and toured the Mark Knopfler produced Knife album. Next Ross embarked on other projects such as the High Bees with his wife, Syuzen Buckley, and Dave Ruffy (formerly with The Ruts).

In the mid-1980s and throughout the 1990s, Ross worked with many artists such as former Josef K bandmate Paul Haig, Momus, Edwyn Collins, Moodist Dave Graney and The Coral Snakes, Blancmange and Barry Adamson (ex-Magazine and The Bad Seeds). He was also hired as musical consultant on The Beatles biographical film Backbeat (1993), and contributed to the original musical score of the film Chocolat (2000), playing guitar and flute alongside Bobo Balde.

Ross appeared on ex-Fire Engine Davy Henderson's band The Nectarine No. 9's last album, I Love Total Destruction (2004) and is currently working with another ex-Fire Engine, Russell Burn, in their new band, Stac Lee. Ross continues to play with wife Syuzen in the excellent group Buckley's Chance, mostly around Edinburgh, Scotland. He has also worked in various one off projects including The Lonely Crowd with Bassist Billy Buckley (his brother-in-law), Drummer Chris McArthur and New York songwriter Spike Priggen.

Ross' solo career includes two solo albums on the German label Marina Records, some danny lamb and the associations (1995) and Euan Morton (1998). A compilation of Ross' work was released on Re-Action Recordings in 2006, and he recently was performing as a member of Barry Adamson's live band. The future will see Ross collaborating with Hulk Hogan and Lenny Henry , as well as producing the debut album from Erskine's.

He supports Hibernian Football Club

Solo discography

  • "Another Year, Another Town" / "Big Woman" – 7" single – The Bus Stop Label (BUS045) 1994
  • "All Hail THE MaLI MAGICIAN, A.K.A AMADOU KONTE" – 7" single – spinART Records (SPART37) 1994
  • Lowshot – CD album – Marina Records (MA14) 1995
  • Malcolm Ross with gavin stewart & the Delancy Street Group and the Magic Clan – CD album – The Bus Stop Label (BUS1014) 1996
  • Happy Boy – CD album – Marina Records with Gavin Stewart (MA33) 1998
  • Songs

    Rip It Up
    The Artisan
    Still on Fire
    All I Need Is Everything
    Mattress of Wire
    Falling and Laughing
    Big Woman
    Louise Louise
    Three Cheers for Our Side
    Move Yourself
    In a Nutshell
    Lean Period
    Out for the Count
    Endless Soul
    Sorry for Laughing
    Chance Meeting
    What Presence?!
    Low Shot
    It's Kinda Funny
    Flesh of My Flesh
    Breakfast Time
    The Missionary
    The Angle
    Heart of Song
    A Sad Lament
    Intuition Told Me - Part 1
    Torn Mentor
    LOVE Love


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