(born 10 November 1947, Edinburgh) is a vocalist of Scottish origin. He left Scotland for London in the late 1960s to work with Rick Wakeman amongst others, in various minor bands. Starrs was signed by the record producer Tony Atkins for Marquee Productions and released several singles. He joined Colosseum II in after being spotted singing in a local pub and featured on their first album, Strange New Flesh in Starrs' powerful distinctive singing style, complimented the frenetic guitar work of Gary Moore, the keyboards of Don Airey and the rhythm section of Neil Murray and Jon Hiseman. The end result was potential British supergroup in the making.
Jon Hiseman: drums; Gary Moore: guitar, vocals; Don Airey: keyboards; Mike Starrs: vocals (1975–1976); Neil Murray: bass (1975–1976); John Mole: bass (1977). Related artists: Colosseum · Tempest · Thin Lizzy · Lucifer's Friend · Andrew Lloyd Webber. Genres: Jazz Fusion · Progressive Rock. Record labels:.