Ray Wilson and Dumfries & Galloway
Ray Wilson - lead singer of the band Stiltskin and front person for Genesis in 1996.
Association with Dumfries
Ray Wilson was born on 8 September 1968 in Dumfries.
As lead singer of the band Stiltskin he had a number one single "Inside" which is used as the soundtrack for Sky Sports. Another of his accomplishments was to front the band Genesis which had an album reach the number 2 spot.
There are very few artists who have had a career quite like Ray Wilson.
Reaching Number 1 in the UK and European charts with the Stiltskin song "Inside" in 1994 and reaching number 9 with the album The Minds Eye.
Replacing Phil Collins as lead singer/songwriter with British Supergroup Genesis in 1996. and reaching number 2 with the album Calling all Stations.
Launching Expo 2000 to a worldwide audience while performing with The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and German Rock legends "The Scorpions".
Selling out 13 nights of his Unplugged Show at the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2001.
You can Ray Wilson's other accomplishments listed on his website at www.raywilson.co.uk.