Chris Corner

Christopher Anthony Corner (born 23 January 1974) is an English record producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, singer and video artist. He was a founding member of the band Sneaker Pimps, and is now active with his solo project IAMX.[1]

Chris Corner
Chris Corner in July 2009
Chris Corner in July 2009
Background information
Birth nameChristopher Anthony Corner
Born (1974-01-23) 23 January 1974 (age 46)
Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England
GenresElectronica, trip hop, alternative rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, producer, remixer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano, drums, bass, harpsichord, mandolin, theremin, vibraphone
Associated actsIAMX
Sneaker Pimps
Robots in Disguise
Imogen Heap
Websiteiamxmusic.com

He moved from London to Berlin in 2006, where he set up his IAMX studio for music and visual work. Nowadays he lives in Los Angeles.[2][3]

To date, Corner has released eleven studio albums, three with Sneaker Pimps – Becoming X (1996), Splinter (1999) and Bloodsport (2002) and eight as IAMX – Kiss and Swallow (2004), The Alternative (2006), Kingdom of Welcome Addiction (2009), Volatile Times (2011), The Unified Field, (2013) Metanoia (2015), Everything Is Burning (2016), experimental electronic album Unfall (2017), Alive in New Light (2018) and Echo Echo (2020).

Corner composed and produced the soundtrack to the film Les Chevaliers du Ciel (2005). It included Sue Denim and Placebo.[4] Many of his songs have been used in film and TV productions.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reges, Margaret. "IAMX – Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Interview with Chris Corner of IAMX". HardRockChick.com. 14 May 2009. Archived from the original on 2 July 2009. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  3. ^ "I AM X interview with Chris Corner (part 1)". 22 October 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2013 – via YouTube.
  4. ^ Les chevaliers du ciel on IMDb
  5. ^ "Chris Corner". IMDb.com. Retrieved 19 June 2013.

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