About Ricky Ross
Ricky Ross formed Deacon Blue in Glasgow in 1985, they went on to become one of Scotland’s most famous and successful bands. From debut album Raintown and follow-up, the chart-topping When The World Knows Your Name, through to 2020’s Top 5 charting album, City Of Love, Deacon Blue are one of the most respected and best loved bands of their generation.
During the band’s down time Ricky has established himself as a successful solo artist and songwriter releasing seven solo albums, his most recent the critically acclaimed 2017’s Short Stories Vol. 1, as well as writing for and with artists including James Blunt, Ronan Keating, Jamie Cullum and Nanci Griffith amongst many others.
He also has an accomplished broadcasting career, Another Country, his BBC Radio Scotland show has won two Sony awards and in 2014 Ricky was the proud recipient of the CMA International Country Broadcaster Award. He also presents Ricky Ross Meets... for BBC Radio Scotland and Ricky Ross’s New Tradition for BBC Radio 2.