No matter if John Waite performs as the singer of Bad English, The Babys or as solo artist: His voice is unmistakable. In his 30 years lasting career, he created such Rockclassics as Missing You, Mr. Wonderful or When I See You Smile.
John Waite started his career as lead singer & bassist of The Babys in 1980. The Babys produced five albums from 1980-1985. John launched his solo career in 1982. His 2nd album No Brakes resulted in huge international success by hit single Missing You (#1 on US Billboard charts!). In 1988, John Waite joined Jonathan Cain along with Neal Schon from Journey, to form the supergroup Bad English. In 1989 When I See You Smile became #1 in the US.
After Bad English disbanded, John returned to solo work. Since 1995 he has produced five albums. He toured in 2003 with Ringo Starr's All Starr Band, and with Journey in 2005. In 2008 Missing You entered again into US charts, in a new version in duett with Grammy winner Alison Krauss.
2008 John joined Procol Harum co-founder Keith Reid for 2 tracks on his allstar album The Common Thread, together with Southside Johnny, Chris Thompson and Terry Reid, a.o. .
2009, 2010 & 2011 John Waite tours 9 European countries.
2010 sees the release of John Waite’s livealbum In Real Time. In 2011 the studioalbum Rough & Tumble is released worldwide, co-written and co-produced by Kyle Cook of Matchbox 20. All Access is another livealbum released in 2013.