BIOGRAPHY

Michael Bradley is best known to anime fans as one of the composer/songwriters of the groundbreaking 80's animated television series, Robotech...as well as the singing voice of the character Lancer/Yellow Dancer. Although mainly known in the music industry as a gold and platinum record award-winning songwriter, he has also gained acclaim as a singer, record producer, composer, guitarist and keyboard player.

Michael was formerly a lead singer of the nationally famous rock & roll band, Paul Revere and the Raiders and he was also guitarist for Las Vegas headliner, Lola Falana.

Over the years, Michael has appeared onstage as opening act or co-headliner with such well known artists as Joe Cocker, Boz Scaggs, Wild Cherry, The Beach Boys, The Association, Wolfman Jack, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Spencer Davis Group, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Average White Band, Jan and Dean, The Dixie Dreggs and many others.

Michael's music has been featured on many network and syndicated television series including Fame, Robotech, Northern Exposure, MTV's Parental Control, Good Morning America, P.M. Magazine, Eye On Hollywood, and Friday Night Videos

Due to his popularity from his work with the Robotech television series, Michael has performed as a solo act at anime conventions in many cities in the US and South America.

Michael currently resides in North Hollywood, California, operating MBM. He continues to write and produce for various artists, as well as perform on stage live with his current bands Ghost in the Machine and the Beatunes.
 



DISCOGRAPHY

Lonely Soldier Boy II ~ An Acoustic Album (2008) -
This is the follow up album to the original Lonely Soldier Boy CD. Classic Robotech tracks are performed in a minimalist, acoustic production. (MBM)

Lonely Soldier Boy (2007)
All new recording and arrangements of the classic songs originally performed, produced, and/or written by Michael Bradley from the 1985 groundbreaking anime television series. (MBM)

When The Rain Begins To Fall
Co-wrote this worldwide number one hit recorded by Jermaine Jackson and Pia Zadora,
which sold over five million copies (Arista Records)

Savage Streets Original Motion Picture Soundtrack -
Co-wrote, co-produced, and performed the songs Killer and In The Night (MCA / Curb Records)

Robotech The Movie: Underground -
Performed, co-wrote and co-produced the original soundtrack featuring Three Dog Night (Carrere Records)

Paul Revere and the Raiders: Special Edition -
Wrote, produced and performed with the nationally famous rock group (America Records)

Looking For Shelter -
Co-produced and co-wrote all songs on this solo album by Mark Lindsay (the original lead singer for Paul Revere and the Raiders).

Visit thiswebpage for more info

The Heart of Us All -
Arranged, programmed synthesizers, performed background vocals, guitars& keyboards on six songs. Also co-wrote, co-produced title track on this album by artist Karen Lehner (SRO/Alcyon Records)
 

Stone Disco -
Featured lead vocalist with the group Hot Ice.
Single received Billboard Magazine Pick of the Week
(Radio Records)
 

Spats -
Featured vocalist with the group Spats (GoodSounds/TK Records)

Angels Flight -
Additional work & performances,
including guitar, bass, & vocals
on several tracks for Reid Haessig
(Reid Songs)
 

Work of Art -
Co-Producer w/additional work & performances, including guitar, bass, & vocals on several tracks for international artist, Haikaa
(Haikaa Yamamoto)

 

I Will Wait for You -
Production, arrangements & lyrics for Erica Shine
(Erica Shine)
 

Oxygen-
Production, arrangements & lyrics for Erica Shine
(Erica Shine)

 

 


 

TELEVISION

Fame -
Wrote music and lyrics for the network series including
A Place Where We Belong
which was used as a feature performance

Robotech -
Wrote and produced original songs and background music for the worldwide syndicated animated series. Also was the singing voice for featured character Lancer/Yellow Dancer

MTV's Parental Control
(current series)
-
Wrote and co-wrote the song, Worlds Away, featured on this on-going television series
  • Michael's music has also been played on many other network and syndicated television series including Northern Exposure, Good Morning America, P.M. Magazine, Eye On Hollywood, and Friday Night Videos

FILM

 Savage Streets
(starring Linda Blair) -
Co-wrote music and lyrics, produced and performed the songs Killer and In The Night

Robotech The Movie (animated)
Wrote and co-wrote music and lyrics, arranged and produced six songs plus background music

Robotech II: The Sentinels (animated)
Wrote, and co-wrote, arranged, and produced this animated movie's background music

Lensman: Power of the Lens (animated)
Wrote, and co-wrote, arranged, and produced the background music featured in the english-dubbed release

Voyage of the Rock Aliens (starring Ruth Gordon and Pia Zadora) -
Co-wrote the featured world
wide number one hit
When The Rain Begins To Fall. (Arista Records)
Also sang lead vocals on a featured song, Nature Of The Beast

 

  • Young Eleven (animated) - composed the main theme
     
  • Run For Your Life (animated) - composed the main theme
     
  • Dracula (animated) - composed the main theme

RADIO

  • Lead vocals and background vocals plus voice-over for Coors Light Beer and Matchbox Toys national ads
     
  • Wrote ad-copy for dozens of commercials for the Tampa/St. Petersburg market
     
  • Voice-over work in Los Angeles, Miami and Tampa/St. Petersburg
     

LIVE PERFORMANCES

  • Current guitarist and lead vocalist for Ghost in the Machine (Tribute band for The Police and Sting)
     
  • Wrote songs and additional material for original plays for children's theater in and around the San Fernando Valley 
     
  • Performed around the world in various groups including Paul Revere and the Raiders, Sam Moore (Sam and Dave) and The Lola Falana Orchestra
  • Opening act or shared the bill with well known artists, including Joe Cocker, Boz Scaggs, Average White Band, Jan and Dean, The Beach Boys, The Dixie Dreggs.
     
  • Has worked in the recording studio with Brian Wilson, Nicolette Larson, Brenda Russell, Three Dog Night, Mark Lindsay, and others.
     
  • Performed as a special guest at several Anime conventions nationwide
     
  • Attracted thousands of Latin American fans at FanExpo in Santiago, Chile in 2005.
     
  • Returned to South America in 2010 for a 3-country tour to Chile, Argentina, and Paraguay.

          
 


ghost in the machine, rk project, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Robotech, Yellow Dancer, Lance, Michael Bradley biography