Michelle Curran began her career as head of promotions at both Island and London Records working with such notable artists as U2, Grace Jones, Bob Marley, Robert Palmer, leading to an extensive network within the music industry. Michelle set up and ran Logorhythm Music and the Real Music co. before starting up Amber music 15 years ago.
Under Michelle, Amber Music has gained a reputation for producing tracks that have an edge. She prides herself on discovering and employing some of the most talented composers out there and it’s what makes Amber continually at the top of the agencies’ list when music comes into the mix. The company has a broad client base that spans both sides of the Atlantic, with offices in London, New York & LA.
Michelle has produced music for over 2000 TV commercials including the emmy award winning PBS Fish, as well as “Lake of Darkness”, shown on UK TV starring Sadie Frost, and produced the music for the Hunger Trilogy TV films put out by Showtime directed by the Scotts’. This was comprised of 3 programs, “The Swords” directed by Tony Scott, “manashatwa” directed by Jake Scott, and “Narcros” directed by Russell Mulcahy. Michelle also recently completed a Nomis project with agency Johannes Leonoardo released in the U.K., for which Amber Music won a Gold at the 2008 Cannes Lions.
Being considered a revered industry leader, Michelle is frequently asked to judge music categories at prestigious award shows such as The Clios, AICP and LIA