(born 1957 in Edmonton
) is a Canadian singer-songwriter
, producer, LA area studio owner and mix master.
Tim Feehan graduated from the University of Alberta
in 1984 and began his recording/songwriting career quite accidentally when his college band "Footloose
" was asked by a local studio owner to record a song he'd written. That song "Leaving for Maui
" shot to the top of the Canadian charts, and became one of the most requested songs of the year in Hawaii.
In 1986, Tim entered a songwriting contest sponsored by the legendary producer David Foster
, Whitney Houston
) taking first place and signed with Scotti Bros/CBS in Los Angeles where he relocated later that year. The self-titled debut album "Tim Feehan
" was released in 1987 and gained five A.R.I.A. (Alberta Recording Industry Association) awards including "Best Pop Performance" and "Producer of the Year". The first single "Where's the Fire
" was chosen as the theme song for the Charlie Sheen
motion picture debut and cult favorite The Wraith
. In 1987, Tim also won the Canadian Academy of Arts & Sciences Juno Award
for "Most Promising Male Vocalist".
In the late 1980s, Tim signed with MCA records and released "Full Contact
" featuring collaborations with songwriters Bruce Gaitsch
("La Ilsa Bonita" Madonna
), Gene Black
), and Marc Jordan
("Rhythm of My Heart"......