Musician. Born in Lenzie (East Dunbartonshire), Dunlop was educated at the Glasgow School of Art. He joined the rock band Travis with Fran Healy (b.1973), Dougie Payne (b.1972) and Neil Primrose (b.1972), as their critically-acclaimed lead guitarist. Commercially successful, the band have sold more than eight million records and been on several sell-out tours of the USA. Their albums include Good Feeling (1997), The Man Who (1999), The Invisible Band (2001) for which Dunlop wrote You Don't Know What I'm Like, and 12 Memories (2003). All their albums have reached the Top 10 in the UK, with two making No. 1.