John McGough

About John

“Music washes away the dust of everyday life from around our feet”

A professional musician, writer and producer John has been working in the music industry for over 20 years with a diverse amount of people from Dance through to Pop. From “A” List Dj’s such as Carl Cox to the pop world of X Factor. Also covering songwriting and artist development such as working and writing for James Arthur prior to his X-factor win and subsequent UK #1 chart success.

His influences are vast and he believes that we should always listen to all music with open ears…
John has written and arranged many songs with releases on labels including Universal, Cafe Del Mar, Cafe Republic, Blanco Negro, Made In Ibiza and featured on many other labels such as Paper Recordings, Soulfuric Deep, Bush, Global Cuts, Noice, Smoking Beats, Shaboom & First Recordings as a session musician. His music has had over 20 million streams on YouTube and includes a #1 hit in South Africa with Dr Victor with the self penned and produced dance track "SunshineDaze”.

Previous Projects

Holding On
John McGough ft. James Arthur
Coming Down
John Mcgough ft. Elizabeth Sykes
John McGough ft. Audrey English


The James Arthur Project

After being introduced to James through a friend at one of John’s live gigs the pair hooked up and John wrote, recorded and developed The James Arthur Project prior to his X Factor win.