Don Mescall

Singer - Songwriter - Producer

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Biography

"Daily doses of as artist, as writer, will lead to good musical health” - Paul Gambaccini, BBC Radio 2

Born in the small hurling Parish of Ahane, Co. Limerick, southern Ireland, Don Mescall is the second youngest in a family of 11 siblings

Mescall left Ireland in the early nineties, to move to London. His first cut as a songwriter with Road to Glory by Eleanor Shanley. Other songs of Don’s soon found their way to artists including Frances Black, who went on to record nine more of Don’s songs.

His songs have over 16million hits on YouTube and have been recorded by Rascal Flatts, The Backstreet Boys, Lonestar, Geri Halliwell, Ronan Keating, Sir Cliff Richard, Nathan Carter, MacKenzie Porter, triple platinum singer songwriter Marina Kaye, Sharon Corr, Aslan, American Idol's Clay Aiken, Boyzone, Idol winner Theo Thams, Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne, Lulu, Kirsty, Garou, Woodstock's legendary musician Richie Havens, US star Neal McCoy, Brian Kennedy, Luke Dickens, Jaydee Bixby, The High Kings, Frances Black, Grant & Forsyth and many more. His songs have over 16million hits on YouTube and have been recorded by Rascal Flatts, The Backstreet Boys, Lonestar, Geri Halliwell, Ronan Keating, Sir Cliff Richard, Nathan Carter, MacKenzie Porter, triple platinum singer songwriter Marina Kaye, Sharon Corr, Aslan, American Idol's Clay Aiken, Boyzone, Idol winner Theo Thams, Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne, Lulu, Kirsty, Garou, Woodstock's legendary musician Richie Havens, US star Neal McCoy, Brian Kennedy, Luke Dickens, Jaydee Bixby, The High Kings, Frances Black, Grant & Forsyth and many more.

2017 saw Don being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award and also Songwriter of the Year at the ICMAs. Highlights included three No.1 singles with Nathan Carter and another No.1 single with Geri Halliwell.

2018 another amazing year starting with a live performance in March at C2C Dublin at the 3Arena. In May, Don was awarded with International Songwriter of the Year at the Hot Country Music Awards. That same month he was surprised with a birthday cake on The Today Show with Maire & Daithi - Ireland's premier national afternoon TV show. In June he was recording tracks for his album Lighthouse Keeper in Sardinia, Italy. He was the headline act with his band at Byline Festival in August, followed by a festival performance in Italy in October.

A November TV and radio promo campaign for his album launch in University Concert Hall Limerick led to a sold-out show and his new album Lighthouse Keeper going to No.1 in the Irish Independent Album Charts in November 2018.

Follow Don on Instagram and Twitter. You can find out more on www.donmescall.com