born on 12/3/1963 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Angela McCluskey is a Scottish singer-songwriter based in California. She performs as a solo artist and as a member of the folk rock group, Wild Colonials. McCluskey has also provided vocals for Curio and recorded the European dance hit and US Mitsubishi commercial hit "Breathe" among other songs with Télépopmusik (on albums Genetic World and Angel Milk). Angela also sang Beautiful Things for American Express and more recently her voice can be heard on the Shick Quatro commercial singing Im not the girl'. Her Songs have appeared on the soundtracks for the films Rachel Getting Married and Sherrybaby.
McCluskey was born in Glasgow, Scotland. She went to London, and found work as a publicist, and then in the video department of EMI Records. In 1993, McCluskey relocated to Hollywood, California.
She is married to Paul Cantelon.
In Los Angeles in 1993, McCluskey and her friend Shark formed a band called Wild Colonials. Two albums, Fruit of Life (1994) and This Can't Be Life (1996), were followed by performances at 1997's Lilith Fair road show.
In 2004, McCluskey released her debut album The Things We Do. The record was written and recorded in Manhattan and Sweden. It was produced by Shudder To Think's Nathan Larson.
The song "It's Been Done" appears on the soundtrack of Rachel Getting Married
- It's Been Done
- Somebody Got Lucky
- Love Is Stronger Than Death
- Know It All
- A Thousand Drunken Dreams
- Sleep On It
- Perfect Girl Eleven
- Wrong Side
- Dirty Pearl
- This Night
- Long Live I
- Hidden Song
In 2009 Angela released her second solo album You Could Start a Fight in an Empty House. Angela also recorded a song with an Alternative Hip-Hop duo Fortunate Ones titled "Pipe Dreams."
In 2011, Angela performed her one woman(and two men) show 'Catch a Falling Star' in New York while also performing at Carnegie Hall. Angela also appears as a featured vocalist on Robbie Robertson's album How to Become Clairvoyant and Morgan Page's dance hit single 'In the Air' with Sultan + Ned Shepard and BT.
- The Things We Do (2004)
- Angela McCluskey EP (2004)
- You Could Start a Fight in an Empty House (2009)
- Handle With Grace EP (2010)
with Wild Colonials
- Fruit of Life (1994)
- This Cant Be Life (1996)
- Reel Life vol 1 (2000)
- Life As We Know It EP 1/4 (2007)
- Genetic World (2001)
- Angel Milk (2005)
as a featured artist
- In the Air (by Morgan Page, Sultan & Ned Shepard, BT featuring Angela McCluskey) (2011)
- Stein, Maggie, Catalogue Debut Lets Telepopmusik 'Breathe', Billboard, May 4, 2002. URL accessed on 2 August 2011.
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|Studio albums||The Things We Do · You Could Start a Fight in an Empty House|
|EPs||Angela McCluskey EP Handle With Grace Ep|
|Singles||It's Been Done|
Angela McCluskey Paul Cantelon Scott Roewe Shark|
Thaddeus Corea · Jason Payne · Skip Ward · Ian Bernard
|Studio albums||Fruit of Life · This Cant Be Life|
|EPs||Life As We Know It|
|Singles||"Spark" · "It's Not Unusual" · "Charm" · "Coy" · "Wake Up Sad"|
|Compilations||Reel Life, Vol. 1|