|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
1 January 1950, London, England. The career of this eccentric UK musician has embraced musical styles as diverse as 60s Britpop, glam rock, new wave, and ambient. Beginning his apprenticeship with archetypal 60s UK pop band the Love Affair, Fisher branched out on his own at the start of the 70s with his own rock band Morgan. Joining glam rockers Mott The Hoople as a pianist in 1973, initially only for live appearances, Fisher went on to form the abbreviated Mott in May 1975 with Dale Griffin and Overend Watts. They were completed by new members Ray Major and Nigel Benjamin, becoming the British Lions in May 1977 with John Fiddler (ex-Medicine Head) replacing Benjamin. After two albums British Lions split in the late 70s.
Fishers next move was a bizarre one, forming his own independent label Pip Records and producing new wave and punk artists including the Dead Kennedys, Cherry Vanilla, and Jayne County. He also produced two albums for...