‘The Robin Millar Story’- Interview by Iain McNay
Robin’s sister was married to Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones and as a teenager he went on tour with the Stones. At 21 he took his guitar and dreams to Paris where after getting a job in a recording studio he ended up producing some hit records in Belgium as well as playing guitar in Nico’s band. Returning to London he secured a recording deal with Atlantic Records. He then found a band called Pride whose singer was Sade. He ended up producing the first two Sade albums as well as Everything But The Girl, Big Country, Working Week, Randy Crawford, Malcolm McClaren and many others.
Robin knew from an early age that he would eventually go blind which finally happened midway through producing the second Sade album. He is now Chairman of Blue Raincoat Music who look after the Chrysalis Records catalogue as well as managing several artists and songwriters. In this in-depth interview he talks us through his life and includes many fascinating stories.