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Mark Rankin

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Years active  1987–1997
Role  Recording Engineer
Name  Mark Rankin

Associated acts  Blind Allez, Gun
Labels  A&M Records
Origin  United Kingdom
Mark Rankin wearing black shades and a white t-shirt

Genres  Alternative rock, Pop music
Nominations  Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Similar  Tom Elmhirst, Paul Epworth, Eric Appapoulay, Alain Johannes, Gavin Lurssen

Mark Rankin - Producer Interview

Mark Rankin was lead vocalist with Scottish rock band Gun, who were best known for their cover of "Word Up!", originally by Cameo. The single was taken from the album Swagger, and was released in 1994. Other singles were "Better Days", "Taking on the World" and "Steal Your Fire".


Mark Rankin on Recording Drums

Current work

Mark Rankin with a beard and wearing a black t-shirt

Rankin currently works for Virgin EMI in London, promoting new bands. He is not involved in Gun's reformation but has given his blessing to it. He enjoys cups of tea with Blossoms in Cafés in Edinburgh

He is a cousin of singer-songwriter, guitarist and lead vocalist of band Texas Sharleen Spiteri.

Discography (with Gun)

  • Taking on the World (1989)
  • Gallus (1992)
  • Swagger (1994)
  • 0141 632 6326 (1997)
  • The Collection (2003)
  • The River Sessions (2005)
  • References

    Mark Rankin Wikipedia