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David Dundas

Musician from England

Lord David Paul Nicholas Dundas (born 2 June 1945, Oxford, England) is an English musician known for his film and television scoring, having previously had chart success in the rock genre. Dundas is the son of the 3rd Marquess of Zetland, and was educated at Harrow and the Central School of Speech and Drama. His 1976 single "Jeans On" reached #3 in the UK Singles Chart, #17 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and #1 in the German Singles Charts, where the song remained 19 weeks in the Top Ten. The song originally appeared as a television advertising jingle for Brutus Jeans (the words used in the jingle - "I pull my Brutus jeans on" - were replaced with "I pull my old blue jeans on" for the single release). The single was later sampled by Fatboy Slim for his track "Sho Nuff" which was also used in an advert in 2006 for SEAT Ibiza. Dundas' follow-up single, "Another Funny Honeymoon" was a medium-sized hit, reaching #29 in the UK. Dundas performed the song live on the BBC Television show, Top of the Pops, in 1977. On 17 December 1971, Dundas married Corinna Maeve Wolfe Scott, and they had two children: They divorced in 1995. Dundas then married Taina Bettina Breuckmann on 21 November 1997,  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Lord David Paul Nicholas,Lord David Paul Nicholas Dundas,David Paul Nicholas Dundas,Lord David Dundas
Date of birth
1945-06-02
Place of birth
Oxford
Nationality
England
Parents
Penelope Pike, Lawrence Dundas
Spouse(s)
Taina Bettina Breuckmann Corinna Maeve Wolfe Scott
Children
Finn Arthur Ebenezer Thomas Harry Django Daisy Star
Siblings
Serena Jane Richard Bruce Mark Dundas 4th Marquess of Zetland
Profession
Film Score Composer, Musician

Education

Institution From To
Central School of Speech and Drama
Harrow School

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