Mute Song Sign Francis MacDonald


Mute Song are delight to announce the signing of the Scottish BAFTA-nominated composer and songwriter Francis Macdonald.

Aside from his work as drummer with Teenage Fanclub, Francis has released a series of critically acclaimed classic recordings, most notably 2015’s ‘Music for String Quartet, Piano and Celeste’, described as “sublime, minimalist classical music” by Classic FM and “nice” by Jarvis Cocker (BBC 6music) & 2018’s “Hamilton Mausoleum Suite”; an album of chamber music performed by soloists from the Scottish Festival Orchestra in the historic Hamilton Mausoleum, one of the most reverberant buildings in the world.

In addition to his work with Teenage Fanclub, Francis has written extensively for film & television and has worked with a range of artists throughout a rich and varied career including Alex Chilton, Dan Penn, The Pastels, Kevin Ayers, Kim Fowley, Edwyn Collins, BMX Bandits, Belle & Sebastian, Camera Obscura and Max Richter.

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