From Band Aid to hearing aid! Ultravox, Visage, feeding the world...Midge Ure was a pop legend for years. But now he is paying a cruel price - growing deafness
He helped mastermind Live Aid, Band Aid and the second biggest-selling single in British history with Do They Know It’s Christmas? And the songs he wrote for his bands Ultravox and Visage made them chart stars in the 1980s. He also played guitar for rockers Thin Lizzy.
Today, Midge Ure is still very much a working musician, currently on a solo tour of America with European dates planned later in the year before heading back to the States, and then on to Australia in 2017.
For a man who so clearly loves music, it seems particularly cruel, then, that he is losing his hearing.
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