About Steepsmithy Music

Mike Croft, Steepsmithy MusicSteepsmithy Music draws this unusual name from its location on a steep hill named Smithy Lane at the foot of which a blacksmith’s forge once traded.

Mike’s early work in music found him writing tracks for a young Lisa Stansfield and, in the year prior to joining Take That, Gary Barlow. Since then Mike has written for artists in UK and abroad. He has teamed up with several internationally renowned producers to create masters of many of his songs including True Harmony, recorded by Vanessa Quai, which became a number one hit on the other side of the world in 2015.

Mike has a close working relationship with Gas Music a new and very active company based in Media City Manchester. Collaboration with Steve Southern of co-founder of Gas Music and music video ace has resulted in several video productions for recordings of songs written by the two close friends.