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The son of two Church of England vicars,  McRae sang in the church choir and as a teen experimented with his mother's guitar. At the age of 18, he went to City of London Polytechnic achieving a degree in politics and government,  and forming his first band, "The Ministers of Tom McRae - Karaoke Soul. McRae then moved to Californiawhere he wrote and recorded his next album, All Maps Welcomewhich was released in May The Hotel Cafe Tour saw the artists participating in each other's songs.
Again, there were special guests at each location, including Eddi Reader and Turin Brakes. McRae was a guest vocalist for the band "Wills and the Willing" at a number of festivals in the UK in summerand had a headline slot at the Offset festival in August.
The album was recorded over three years in varied settings, and, thanks to a deal with Cooking Vinyl was released in February The "Alphabet of Hurricanes" Tours, which sold-out at a number of venues, were rescheduled to fit in with the album release.
A further leg of the solo tour in April coincided with a commercial release of "From the Lowlands". Oh, the World" in Septemberwith a companion book, and his UK tour to promote Tom McRae - Karaoke Soul album, quickly sold out.
McRae was once cast in an independent film as Gram Parson's ghost. Funding for the film fell through and all that remains is his screen test. Tom McRae - Karaoke Soul also contributed a cover version of " Wonderful Christmastime " to a Christmas compilation album : Maybe This Christmas Tree released in In AugustMcRae visited the country of Niger in Africa at the request of The Observer and wrote an article about the famine titled, "This is not just another act of God - this is ingrained poverty".
McRae provided some of the vocals on "Lipstick", a single by "Wills and the Willing" having written parts of the song after listening to the original material. The song was written in response to the London bombings. This documentary examines the connections between British and American roots music. McRae contributed music to the soundtracks of the movies Uno and Unsuitable His music also featured in the film The Bubble.
The episode is entitled "Entropy. In he collaborated with fashion brand Kenzo for its fragrance Flower by Kenzo. From Wikipedia, the free Leon Spinks - Richard Pryor - Wanted: Live In Concert. For the television writer, see Tom MacRae. This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. Please help by adding reliable sources.
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