|Birth Place||North London, England|
|Spouse||Selena Helen Barson|
Mike Barson, aka Monsieur Barso, is an English musician, best known as a founding member and keyboardist of the band Madness.
Barson co-founded a band called The Invaders (sometimes known as "the North London Invaders") in 1976. Soon, they changed their name to Madness after the song by Prince Buster and became one of the most popular bands of the 80s and with the Two Tone genre. In 1984, after the recording of the album Keep Moving, Barson, who was the main songwriter, left the band. Two years later, Madness disbanded.