Starting music at a young age he played with the circus band as they travelled across Europe. That is until, after a stopover in Sweden, Mikey’s parents decided that they were done with travelling instead envisaging a more stable upbringing in a little house outside Västerås. Here Mikey went to school, dated girls and did what most teenagers do but it was still only music that made him feel alive. He would stay up all night listening to classic bands like The Beatles tutoring himself in the art of writing three minute songs. He joined various bands, as the singer and guitarist and headed back out on the road.