Feargal Sharkey (born Sean Feargal Sharkey on August 13, 1958, in Derry) is a Northern Irish singer, who first found fame as the lead vocalist of pop punk band The Undertones.
He was also the singer of the one-shot group The Assembly, with the ex-Yazoo supremo Vince Clarke in 1983 (with their UK singles chart number 4 hit, "Never Never").
His best-known solo material is the 1985 UK chart-topping single penned by Maria McKee?, "A Good Heart", which went to number one in several countries. His solo work is significantly different from the semi-punk offerings of The Undertones.
Starting in the early 1990s Sharkey moved into the business side of the music industry, initially as an A&R manager for Polydor Records and then as Managing Director of EXP Ltd He was a member of the Radio Authority for five years from December 1998 to December 2003.
Feargal was appointed Chairman of the UK Government task force the 'Live Music Forum' in 2004.
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