MR C (The Shamen)

Paul Brady

MR C (The Shamen)

MR C aka Richard West is an artist who needs no introduction in Ireland. In 1987 he was present for the birth of the acid house scene as resident DJ at Clink Street in London for the fabled RIP parties. His whole adult life has been dedicated to his love of music, as an International DJ, producer, founder of Superfreq, Plink Plonk, End Recordings and co-owner of The End.

One of the finest MCs to ever step onto a stage, his music still sounds as fresh today as it did when he first released it. As frontman with The Shamen, he recorded timeless electronic tracks such as Move Any Mountain, Love Sex and Intelligence, Phorever People, Boss Drum and the track that defined a generation in Ireland, Ebeneezer Good.

MR C’s smooth, distinct and velvet tones set him apart from his contemporaries. His association with Ibiza goes back to the Space Terrace and Bora Bora with Gee Moore and he held a residency on the island for seven years with his Superfreq party. He was a resident at DC10, and the Underground Club in San Rafel both intimate venues that were all about the music and atmosphere. MR C is dance music Royalty and we are very honoured to have him part of the Forest Fest family.