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Alex Moran Music Videos


I Hate the Smell of a Rat

21st Century Man

Silver & Gold

Work Me Like a Dog

Home Is The Hardest Place To Find

British Flag


Cristina, It's Christmas Time

Modern Belle

Northern Rain

Control Freak

100% Cotton

Misery Lake

An Accident Waiting to Happen

(Awoo Woo Woo)

Alex Moran Songs

Home Is The Hardest Place To Find







Is a specialist boutique record label and music publishing company currently specifically representing, promoting and publishing the songs of Alex Moran.



Alex Moran was born in London in 1984. Throughout his childhood and teen years his family moved around frequently living in Warwickshire, a vineyard in country Queensland, Brisbane, Hobart and Adelaide in Australia. Alex studied English Literature at the University of Adelaide, where he started singing, writing and learning guitar. He decided to return to UK in 2006.


Moran first began as a solo artist; intent to learn and develop his craft of song writing. He initially performed at open mics and small venues then moved onto larger shows at Barrowlands 2 in Glasgow and The Jam House in Edinburgh. However, Alex began to feel a number of his songs would benefit from accompaniment so The Seven Deadly Sins started to emerge.


 A number of high profile shows soon followed; at Glasgow’s Barfly and Edinburgh’s Cabaret Voltaire, but The Seven Deadly Sins didn’t start to truly find their feet as a band until 2010, when the initial line up of Kevin Turner, Euan Fullarton & Callum Norris gave the band a real sense of stability. This helped Moran’s writing, depth and confidence, seen in the development in his work from ‘Work Me Like a Dog’ to ‘21st Century Man’ to ‘I Hate The Smell of a Rat’ to ‘Dandelion Tea’.


The Seven Deadly Sins recorded in London and at Ca Va Sound in Glasgow, where their debut EP ‘Misery Lake’ was recorded, mixed and mastered. The group played a number of acclaimed venues in Edinburgh and Glasgow from King Tuts Wah Wah to Liquid Room having supported a number of national and international touring acts.


In the summer of 2012, Alex decided to focus on his latest project Quiet as a Mouse.

The group’s live reputation has quickly grown as QAAM have supported Hinds (Deers), The Orwells, Palma Violets, The Big Moon, The Orielles, Coasts and The Crookes. Their first batch of London shows were with Club Fandango at Bull & Gate & Buffalo Bar as well as headlining Birthdays and The Old Blue Last.


These outstanding performances have earned them “Gig of the Day” from Ruth Kilpatrick at Amazing Radio, airplay support from Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music), Vic Galloway (BBC Radio Scotland), Chris Martin, Charlie Ashcroft and Jim Gellaty at Amazing Radio.

On the back of the free download track ‘An Accident Waiting To Happen (Awoo Woo Woo)’ the band released their debut single ‘Home Is The Hardest Place To Find’ in August 2013.


Quiet as a Mouse released their next single ‘Casketcase’ in February 2014. ‘Casketcase’ like ‘Home Is The Hardest Place To Find’ was produced by Marcus Mackay (Frightened Rabbit & Snow Patrol) and mastered by Chris Potter (Arctic Monkeys).


In August 2014 QAAM released their debut EP ‘British Flag’ which was engineered and mixed by Liam Watson (The White Stripes ‘Elephant’) at Toerag Studios (Metronomy, Tame Impala & The Wytches) in London and mastered by Noel Summerville (The Clash & Aphex Twin).


The band released their 2nd EP ‘Memorybox’ in April 2015, which coincided with launch shows in Edinburgh, Glasgow & London.


Quiet as a Mouse released their debut album 'Is It Funny When It Hurts?' (Part funded by Creative Scotland and produced by Kris Pohl (Idlewild) at Post Electric Studio) in 2018.

Alex returned to Brisbane, Australia in 2019 and released his latest QAAM release 'Passport' a 6 track mini album in 2022.


Now in 2023, Alex is moving forward with both bands from his new home in Brisbane. Thus, bringing The Seven Deadly Sins back to life. 


‘1984’ is 10 song debut solo album from Alex Moran as The Seven Deadly Sins released digitally on 21st April 2023 which was recorded at Resonate Music in Capalaba, QLD. John Prefontaine produced the album and played guitars and bass along with other musical guests as Steve Powell (drums), Hannah Johnstone (backing vocals) & Isabel Perret (fiddle).


 A 2nd full length Quiet as a Mouse album is written and soon to be recorded in Brisbane, with a likely release date of 2024.


Alex Moran is at a very exciting point in his career and we are very pleased and proud to be able to publish his excellent songs.


We hope you enjoy his songs and work.


“They’ve only been going for just over a year, but Quiet as a Mouse are fast becoming one of Scotland’s hottest prospects…’Home Is The Hardest Place To Find’ is a soaring anthem packed full of melody…it reminds me of Snow Patrol’s edgier moments.” The Sun


The Daily Record said of the bands April free giveaway single “some bands don’t even achieve such a great track as ‘An Accident Waiting To Happen (Awoo Woo Woo)’ let alone give it away for free. It’s a contender for Scottish single of the year.”


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Alex Moran is a singer/songwriter currently leading both indie/alternative bands Quiet as a Mouse and The Seven Deadly Sins in Brisbane, Australia.


He composes and performs his own material and Over the Hedge Music is pleased to be able to publish and promote his songs.

The Seven Deadly Sins - Uncut Gems EP

The Seven Deadly Sins - 1984 LP

Quiet as a Mouse - Is It Funny When It Hurts? LP

Quiet as a Mouse - Passport EP