Michael Head

This is an illustration I have been meaning to do for a while. An icon and music legend, Michael Head has been cited as one of the finest songwriters the UK has ever produced. He is most famously known for being the lead singer and songwriter of bands The Pale Fountains and Shack, creating music that echoed the sound of the 80's and 90's in working-class Britain during a time of desperation and turmoil. For anyone who is not familiar with Mick and his music, I recommend giving this video a watch, which can probably offer a better insight than I can.

More recently Mick went on to form Michael Head & The Strands, and now Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band. Last year releasing Adios Senior Pussycat to critical acclaim. It's a great record and his catalogue of music inspired me to create this illustration based on an old image I found, from I'm guessing was early 90's. The illustration was hand drawn and then digitally edited to add a unique colourised twist and some additional texture.

This artwork is available for print, so head to my shop to order yours.