Scottish musician and singer whose hit song "A Girl Like You" was featured in the movies Empire Records and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.
He was a part of the music group Nu-Sonics, later known as Orange Juice.
He wrote and sang a song called "The Magic Piper," which was featured in the movie Austin Powers.
He had a son with his wife Grace Maxwell.
He collaborated with Franz Ferdinand's frontman Alex Kapranos on his solo record Losing Sleep.