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|Birth name||Malcolm Burn|
October 4, 1960 |
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
|Occupations||Record producer, engineer, musician|
|Associated acts||Boys Brigade|
Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Burn grew up in Deep River, Ontario and became lead singer/keyboardist for the 1980s Canadian band Boys Brigade. Following the dissolution of that group, he turned towards music production and solo work.
In 1988 Burn relocated to New Orleans where he would work with Daniel Lanois (known for his work with U2 & Peter Gabriel) on a number of projects. Their collaboration began with Burn playing keyboards and guitar on Lanois' solo debut record Acadie. Burn recorded again with Lanois for Bob Dylan on his acclaimed album Oh Mercy, and on Yellow Moon by The Neville Brothers and Living with the Law, which he co-produced for Chris Whitley.
Burn continues to produce, record and write music. He is making a documentary film tentatively entitled Touched about a group home for mentally ill people in Kingston, New York.
Awards and recognition
- 2001: Winner - Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album, with Jim Watts (engineer) and Emmylou Harris for Red Dirt Girl
- 2004: Nominee - Juno Award for "Producer of the Year" for "Here I Am" / "I Will Dream", Emmylou Harris
- 1983 - Boys Brigade (Anthem/Capitol Records) - album produced by Geddy Lee of Rush
- 1988 - Redemption
- 1996 - After Dinner Mints (Handsome Boy Records) - under band name: Pregnant
- 1982 - Blue Peter - "Chinese Graffiti" from Up To You (keyboards) 
- 1988 - Daniel Lanois - Acadie (recorded and co-written/mix)
- 1988 - Crash Vegas - Red Earth (produced and recorded/mix)
- 1988 - Blue Rodeo - Diamond Mine (co-producer/mix)
- 1989 - Bob Dylan - Oh Mercy (engineer/musician/mix)
- 1989 - The Neville Brothers - Yellow Moon (recorded/musician/mix)
- 1990 - Chris Whitley - Living with the Law (producer/musician/mix)
- 1991 - The Neville Brothers - Brothers Keeper (producer/musician/mix)
- 1992 - Daniel Lanois - For the Beauty of Wynona (musician/engineer/mix)
- 1992 - The Devlins - Drift (producer/musician)
- 1992 - Lisa Germano - Happiness (producer/musician)
- 1993 - Iggy Pop - American Caesar (producer/musician)
- 1993 - John Mellencamp - Human Wheels (co-producer)
- 1994 - Giant Sand - Glum (producer/musician)
- 1994 - Charlie Sexton Sextet - Under the Wishing Tree (producer/musician/mix)
- 1994 - Junkhouse - Strays (co-producer/musician)
- 1995 - Junkhouse - Birthday Boy (producer/engineer/musician)
- 1996 - Midnight Oil - Breathe (producer/musician)
- 1996 - Patti Smith - "Gone Again" (producer)
- 1998 - Astrid - Boy For You (Nude Records(producer/musician)
- 1998 - Better Than Ezra - How Does Your Garden Grow? (producer/engineer/mix)
- 1998 - Sinéad Lohan - No Mermaid (producer/engineer/musician)
- 1999 - Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl (producer/engineer/musician)
- 2000 - The Normals - Coming to Life (producer/mix)
- 2001 - Luthea Salom - Out Of Without (producer/engineer/musician)
- 2005 - Chris Whitley - Soft Dangerous Shores (producer/recorded/musician)
- 2007 - Luthea Salom - Sunbeam Surrounded By Winter (producer/engineer/musician)
- 2008 - A Fragile Tomorrow - Beautiful Noise (producer/recorded/musician)
- 2008 - Kaki King - Dreaming of Revenge (producer)
- Jackson, Blair. "Producer Malcolm Burn Steps Into Solo Spotlight", "MixOnline" - August 2004.
- Levine, Mike. "The Emusician.com interview with producer/engineer Malcolm Burn", "EMusician.com" - August 2005.
- "Up To You". Discography. Blue Peter. Retrieved 31 January 2011.
- "NoMermaid". Discography. Malcolm Burn. Retrieved 16 March 2012.
- Malcolm Burn official website
- MySpace site
- Jam: Boys Brigade (references Malcolm Burn)
- Octopus Media: Malcolm Burn profile