|Genres Alternative rock|
|Name Scott McCaughey|
|Instruments Guitar, Bass, Keyboards|
Associated acts R.E.M., The Young Fresh Fellows, The Minus 5, Tired Pony
Music groups The Minus 5 (Since 1993), The Baseball Project
Movies Sesame Street: Singing with the Stars
Similar People Peter Buck, Steve Wynn, Bill Rieflin, Mike Mills, Richard Colburn
Scott mccaughey the guilty ones
Scott Lewis McCaughey is an American singer and songwriter and the leader of the Seattle and Portland-based bands The Young Fresh Fellows and The Minus 5.
- Scott mccaughey the guilty ones
- The family gardener jeff tweedy with scott mccaughey at the solid sound festival
- The Baseball Project
- The Venus Three
- The No Ones
- Solo releases
The family gardener jeff tweedy with scott mccaughey at the solid sound festival
From 1994 through 2011, he worked with R.E.M. both on stage and in the studio. While originally brought on as a second guitarist for the Monster tour, McCaughey remained with R.E.M. in various capacities until the band's dissolution. He contributed to the studio albums New Adventures in Hi-Fi, Up, Reveal, Around the Sun, Accelerate and Collapse into Now. Additionally, he has received credits for his work on the live albums R.E.M. Live and Live at The Olympia album as well as their 2003 greatest hits collection, In Time. When working with R.E.M., McCaughey played guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, and sang backing vocals.
In June 2003, McCaughey recorded a song with Moween (Peter Schoemaker/Bram van den Berg) at the IDQ studio in Utrecht, titled "Move on."
The Baseball Project
In 2008, McCaughey formed the side band The Baseball Project with Buck, Steve Wynn and Linda Pitmon. Their first album, Volume 1: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails, celebrates many aspects of baseball culture, and includes a song in tribute to Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Harvey Haddix.
The Venus Three
He is also bassist for Robyn Hitchcock's most recent touring band, The Venus 3, along with Bill Rieflin (drums) and Peter Buck (guitar).
McCaughey also plays in Tuatara, an instrumental group which features Peter Buck from R.E.M.
The No Ones
McCaughey is a member of The No Ones, a jangle pop supergroup. Other members include Peter Buck, Frode Strømstad, and Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen (from I Was A King). Their debut EP The Sun Station (Coastal Town Recordings) also features guest appearances by Steve Wynn and Patterson Hood.