Chris Edwards (musician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chris Edwards
Chris Edwards (Kasabian).jpg
Background information
Birth name Christopher David Edwards
Also known as Chris, Dibs, Milk
Born (1980-12-20) 20 December 1980 (age 36)
Origin Leicester, England
Genres Rock
Indie rock
Space rock
Neo-psychedelia
Electronica
Occupation(s) Bassist
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar
Years active 1997–present
Associated acts Kasabian
Website www.kasabian.co.uk

Christopher "Dibs" David Edwards (born 20 December 1980,[1] Leicester) is an English musician, best known as the bassist for rock band Kasabian.

Biography[edit]

Edwards is the bass player for Kasabian, which he started with fellow band members Tom Meighan, Sergio Pizzorno and Christopher Karloff. His father was a Mathematics teacher at Sir Jonathan North Community College, Leicester.[2] His mother is a keen photographer and sometimes travels with the band and photographs them backstage and on stage too. He recently made an appearance in a Carlsberg advertisement.

Influences[edit]

Having taken bass up at the relatively late age of 18, Chris Edwards started listening to the likes of The Verve and Oasis, then later on to Noel Redding in the late ’60s outfit, the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MySpace". Myspace.com. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Curriculum: Mathematics - Sir Jonathan North Community College". Sjncc.leicester.sch.uk. 2014-06-23. Retrieved 2014-08-24.