KK (composer, producer)

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KK (born Kevin Kerrigan, 1 December 1975) is a British composer, record producer and sound designer, best known for his work as a composer and music producer in the field of contemporary/pop music. His past work includes collaborations with Brian Eno, Björk, James, Dido, Natalie Imbruglia and Mediaeval Baebes.

Kerrigan has composed extensively for television channels such as the Discovery Channel, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, National Geographic Channel, Bravo, TLC and History Channel, and for commercial clients such as British Airways[1] and dnbBank.[2]

He collaborated with James Newton Howard on the soundtrack to Collateral (2004, Paramount Pictures), and has since composed soundtracks to other films such as The Thompsons (2012, Lionsgate) and Holy Ghost People (2013).

With Sophie Barker (of Zero 7), KK forms half of the children's group The Rainbow Collections (Sony Music), whose popular releases have included Lullaby (2004),[3] Toybox (2010)[4] and Snowflake (2010).[5]

Other album releases as a recording artist include Empty World (2011),[6] The Magic Lantern (2009)[7] and Telescopes (2007).[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "British Airways 'Leaving On A Jet Plane' (Sophie Barker & Kevin Kerrigan)". YouTube. 2011-05-17. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Rhapsody - dnb bank (Norway) cinema advert 1". YouTube. 2011-05-17. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  3. ^ "iTunes - Music - Lullaby by The Rainbow Collections". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  4. ^ "iTunes - Music - Toybox by The Rainbow Collections". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-08-02. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  5. ^ "iTunes - Music - Snowflake by The Rainbow Collections". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-10-29. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  6. ^ "iTunes - Music - Empty World by Kevin Kerrigan & KK". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - The Magic Lantern by KK & The Steampunk Orchestra". Itunes.apple.com. 2009-11-27. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  8. ^ "iTunes - Music - Telescopes by KK". Itunes.apple.com. 2009-11-27. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 

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