Derek William Dick is better known as Fish. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland (grew up in a small town named Dalkeith, east of Edinburgh and near Haddington) on the 25th April 1958.

In March 1981, Fish played his First gig with Marillion in the Red Lion pub, Bicester and on the 8th of September 1982, Marillion signed to EMI.

In November 1988 Fish left Marillion and moved to Spittalrig Farm, Haddington

Fish has toured continually since then under his own name. His most recent studio album, released in 2013 is called A Feast of Consequences.