Colin MacIntyre is a Scottish singer, song-writer, multi-instrumentalist and producer. MacIntyre, with the group Mull Historical Society, has released and toured worldwide three critically acclaimed albums: Loss (2001), Us (2003) and This Is Hope (2004), and has achieved four UK Top 40 Chart hits and two UK Top 20 Chart albums. MacIntyre was named Scotland’s Top Creative Talent at the Glenfiddich Spirit Of Scotland Awards.
The first release under his own name was the album, The Water, released on 4 February 2008 and reaching no. 36 in the indie chart. This album saw MacIntyre work with a producer for the first time (Loss, Us and This Is Hope were all self-produced). The album was produced by Nick Franglen from Lemon Jelly, with artwork by designer/illustrator Jo Burton.
Colin's fifth album, although the second under his own name, is titled Island, and will be released on July 2nd 2009. The first single from the album, Cape Wrath, will be released in the weeks before.
Colin's brother is BBC Scotland Sport's Kenny MacIntyre and his late father, also called Kenny, was BBC Scotland Political Correspondent prior to his death. His grandfather was poet Angus MacIntyre.