Kevin Michael Godley (born 7 October 1945,Prestwich, Lancashire, England) is a British musician and music video director. He was born in a family with Jewish ancestry, and went to North Cestrian Grammar School in Altrincham. The first band he was part of was Group 17 which had its origins in the Jewish Lads Brigade (The JLB). The members were Henri Shalam, Bernard Suffrin, Sydney Kaye and Jeffrey Baker, whose father was probably "Sergeant Baker" in the 10cc song, Rubber Bullets. While attending art college in Manchester Godley met Lol Creme. They became part of several bands, most notably Hotlegs and 10cc. After leaving 10cc the two became known as Godley & Creme, both as musicians and film directors. They were jointly nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Long Form for: The Police: Synchronicity Concert in 1986. Godley writes, sings, and plays drums and percussion. In 1990, his charity production One World One Voice was released on CD in the UK. It was a CD that focused on environmental and ecological crises. Godley became a vegetarian during this period. Both Godley and Lol Creme briefly "reunited" with their former 10cc bandmates Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman on the 1992 album, ...Meanwhile. However, Godley claims that their involvement with the project was very limited, as the album was dominated by studio musicians. He performed the lead vocal on "The Stars Didn't Show," the band's tribute to the late Roy Orbison. It was the only song on the album not sung by Stewart. Following ...Meanwhile, Godley and Creme went their separate ways. He reunited with another former 10cc member, Graham Gouldman, to form the band GG/06. Together they have recorded a number of new songs which are available via their website. Recently, Godley has moved into developing a music platform for the iPad, that combines audio and video to create a global recording studio in the cloud called "WholeWorldBand". The company was nominated for the "SXSW Music Accelerator Award" in 2013 and was one of eight finalists selected from a pool of over 500. Music videos: Since he split from his long-time working partner Creme, Godley forged a career directing music videos and films on his own. 1989 Fine Young Cannibals - "Don't Look Back", Band Aid 2 - "Do They Know It's Christmas", Wet Wet Wet - "Sweet Surrender", 1990 Erasure - "Blue Savannah", One World, One Voice - short movie, 1991 Bryan Adams - "Can't Stop This Thing We Started" / "Though I'd Died And Gone to Heaven" / "All I Want Is You", U2 - "Even Better Than The Real Thing", 1992 Garland Jeffreys - "The Answer", Moodswings & Chrissie Hynde - "Spiritual High", U2 - Zoo TV Concert Video, 1993 Frank Sinatra & Bono - "I've Got You Under My Skin", Paul McCartney - "C'Mon People", Sting - "Fields of Gold", U2 - "Numb", 1994 Blur - "Girls and Boys", Bono & Gavin Friday - "In the Name of The Father", Dave Stewart - "Heart of Stone", East 17 - "Steam", Larry Adler & Kate Bush - "The Man I Love", 1995 Deep Forest - "Deep Forest", U2 - "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me", Whale - "I'll do ya", 1996 Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen - "Theme from Mission: Impossible", Bryan Adams - "Star", Gavin Friday - "You Me and World War Three", Phil Collins - "Dance into the Light", The Beatles - "Real Love", Tonic - "Soldiers Daughter", 1997 Forest for the Trees - "Dream", Garland Jeffreys - "Sexuality", James - "Tomorrow", Jean Michel Jarre - "Oxygene part 8", 1998 Boyzone - "When The Going Gets Tough" / "You Needed Me", Eric Clapton - "My Father's Eyes", Helicopter Girl - "Subliminal Punk", Kele Le Roc - "My Love", Phil Collins - "You'll Be in My Heart", Sting - "After The Rain Has Fallen", Black Crowes - "By Your Side", Charlatans - "Forever", U2 - "Sweetest Thing", 1999 Ronan Keating - "When You Say Nothing at All", Wyclef Jean featuring Bono - "New Day", 2000 Alabama 3 - "Woke Up This Morning", Gabrielle - "Rise", Rod Stewart - "Run Back into Your Arms", 2001 Gabrielle - "Out of Reach", HIM - "Pretending", Marti Pellow - "Smile (Marti Pellow album)|Close To You", U2 - "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of", Zucchero - "Baila" / "I'm in Trouble", 2002 Ronan Keating - "If Tomorrow Never Comes" / "We've Got Tonight", Scarface featuring Faith Evans - "Someday", Charlatans - "A Man Needs To Be Told", 2003 The Rapture - "Sister Saviour", Will Young - "Leave Right Now", 2004 Bryan Adams - "Flying", Haven - "Wouldn't Change A Thing", Kealer - "Cry", Lisa Stansfield - "Treat Me Like A Woman", Ronan Keating - "Father And Son", Corrs - "Summer Sunshine", 2005 Ben Adams - "Sorry", Katie Melua - "Nine Million Bicycles" / "I Cried for You", Jamie Cullum - "Mind Trick", Shayne Ward - "That's My Goal", 2006 Brothermandude - "Automatic", Keane - "Is It Any Wonder?", Mojo Fury - "The Man", 2008 Boyzone - "Better", Snow Patrol - "Crack The Shutters", 2010 Katie Melua - "The Flood", 2011 Gavin Friday - "Able"

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