Chris Farren

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Chris Farren
Born North Carolina
Genres Country
Occupations Songwriter, record producer
Years active 1983-present

Chris Farren is an American country music songwriter and record producer. He is the president of Combustion Music, a publishing and music production company which was founded in 2001.[1][2]

After attending East Carolina University, Farren had originally signed with MCA in 1983 for a songwriting contract, with which he composed songs for movies and television. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee in the mid-1980s and sang backing vocals in addition to writing songs. Farren produced albums by Boy Howdy, Kevin Sharp, and Deana Carter in the 1990s, and was named Country Producer of the Year in 1997 by American Songwriter magazine.[3]