Chris Kimsey

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Christopher Kenneth Kimsey (born 1951, Battersea, London[1]) is an English record producer, mixer and musician most famous for having co-produced The Rolling Stones' Undercover and Steel Wheels albums. He was also an engineer on their 1971 album Sticky Fingers as well as 1978's Some Girls and 1980's Emotional Rescue[2] and assisted Mick Jagger and Keith Richards closely in preparing 1981's Tattoo You.

He has also worked with Peter Frampton, Marillion, The Cult, Peter Tosh, The Psychedelic Furs, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Ten Years After, Johnny Hallyday, Louis Bertignac, Diesel Park West, JoBoxers, Killing Joke, New Model Army, Ash, The Chieftains, Soul Asylum, Duran Duran, Yes, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe, INXS, Anti Nowhere League, Moral Code X, The Proclaimers and Golden Earring

He was the recording engineer for Frampton Comes Alive! in 1976.

Kimsey plays the voice of the doctor on Marillion's 1987 album Clutching at Straws.

Chris Kimsey is credited for mixing the performances of Elton John, Paul McCartney and Cliff Richard & The Shadows on the Knebworth double album in 1990.

Chris is the credited producer, mixer and engineer on the new album by British post punk band New Model Army. The album "High" was released in June 2007.

Kimsey was also a judge for the 7th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists' careers.[3]

Kimsey is partner in JDC MUSIC GROUP established in 2007. JDC MUSIC GROUP is a record label. Kimsey has produced and engineered for the bands Very Emergency from Lexington, Kentucky and Saint Jude from London, England in 2008.

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  2. ^ Brown, Jake (2014). Behind the Boards II: The Making of Rock 'n' Roll's Greatest Records Revealed. Hal Leonard. p. 190. ISBN 9781480392588. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "7th Annual IMA Judges". Independent Music Awards. Retrieved 2014-05-28.