Singer-songwriter Micah Gilbert lives near Uig on the Isle of Skye, recording and releasing songs into the wild and working with musicians and visual artists from Scotland, England, the USA, and beyond. Micah’s songs have been appreciated for their “distinct and memorable melodies”, “skilful, well crafted, intelligent lyrics”, “vivid images”, “catchy subtlety”, and “fine details”. In 2017 he produced his latest CD, Tales of Love. He is currently recording a new collection of songs.
Before landing in Skye, Micah built a reputation in the USA performing both as a solo artist and in various bands – including Glass Bead Game and Magister Ludi – as songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist. Based in Athens, Georgia, a southeastern town whose music scene is legendary, he released the critically acclaimed CD Book of Changes and earned invitations to play at the prestigious South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
Micah is an Academy Member of The Ivors Academy, and was a Professional Member of its former incarnation, BASC). He is affiliated as a writer with BMI. Among other performances, he has been invited five times to play the Cavern Club in Liverpool as part of the International Pop Overthrow festival.