Owen Paul - A 7125 - (Condition – 80-85%) -  Big Inner Circle - SP Record

Owen Paul (born Owen Paul McGee, 1 May 1962) is a Scottish singer best known in the UK for his 1986 No. 3 hit single, "My Favourite Waste of Time",a cover version of a song that was originally written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw. The track featured an appearance from future Thunder bass player Mark 'Snake' Luckhurst. After releasing a couple of singles and the album As It Is, he had a fall-out with his record label, resulting in him leaving the music industry for 15 years.

Paul grew up in the Toryglen area of Glasgow and his older brother Brian was the original drummer in Simple Minds, whose founding members Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill also came from Toryglen. As a youngster, Paul was taken on as an apprentice with the football club Celtic, but after hearing the Sex Pistols he decided to pursue a career in music. In the early 80s and under his given name of Owen McGee, he played and sang with Glasgow band Venigmas, which released the single "Strangelove".

In 1989, he produced Japanese rock band Buck-Tick's album Taboo.

Paul has made two memorable television appearances: the first was on the BBC live programme Pebble Mill, when he was meant to mime to "My Favourite Waste of Time", but due to a technician's mistake, he missed his cue. The second came much later, as the unfortunate guest of a neighbour of the Osbournes, when, by playing music in that neighbour's garden, he provoked Ozzy and the rest of his dysfunctional family into throwing food.

For over ten years he ran a West End theatre in London's Leicester Square (home of the Boy George musical Taboo) as well as a successful ballroom and Latin dancing club, returning to the music scene in 2002 with the album About Time.

After touring and recording with Mike + The Mechanics, and a spell with Scottish supergroup Four Good Men, Owen Paul became the lead vocalist for Ex Simple Mind

Owen has three children: Joshua McGee (27), Olivia McGee (24) and Hannah McGee

In late 2012 Owen appeared on BBC1’s Watchdog as part of their ‘Rogue Traders’ team.

In January 2014 Owen released "The One", his first official single in the UK since 1987 and available through iTunes, Amazon and Spotify, following this with the release of the album About Time II in the autumn of the same year. Thirty years since he first found fame he continues to perform extensively, both as a solo artist and with his band at 80s festivals.

Record Details


Owen Paul - A 7125


Owen Paul & Parry James


Owen Paul


Private Songs





Made In



CBS Records

Serial No.

A 7125

Side One

·          My Favourite Waste Of Time

 Owen Paul

Side Two

·          Just Another Day

 Owen Paul



7 Inches


45 RPM

Record Condition


Cover Condition


Artist - 1 Owen Paul
Producer - 1 Owen Paul
Producer - 2 Parry James
Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label Epic
Language English
Size 7 Inches
Speed 45 RPM
Side1 - Song1 My Favourite Waste Of Time
Side2 - Song1 Just Another Day

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Owen Paul - A 7125 - (Condition – 80-85%) - Big Inner Circle - SP Record

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