Chris Lake

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Chris Lake
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Background information
Also known as Cristophe D'Abuc, Echofalls
Born (1982-08-08) 8 August 1982 (age 34)
Yorkshire, England
Genres House, electro house
Occupation(s) Disc jockey, record producer
Instruments Keyboard
Years active 2002-present
Labels Rising Music, Rising Trax, Ultra Records

Chris Lake (born 8 August 1982) is a Scottish house DJ/producer

Musical career[edit]

Lake first became recognized for his bootleg remixes of The Prodigy's "Climbatize", Leftfield's "Phat Planet", and Eurythmics "Sweet Dreams". which he did under the alias "Cristophe D'Abuc".[1] His 2006 track with vocals from Laura V, "Changes", reached the UK Singles Chart,[2] peaking at #27.[3] "Changes" was first released in 2005 on Alternative Route Recordings and was licensed to Universal Music for a full worldwide release in Summer 2006.[4] It reached #10 on Billboard's Hot Dance Airplay chart.[5] His 2007 single, "Carry Me Away" (featuring Emma Hewitt), topped the Billboard Hot Dance Airplay Chart.[6] He scored his third consecutive top ten hit on the US dance chart with "Only One". "If You Knew" featuring Nastala, became his fourth consecutive top ten single on the US dance chart. A debut album is planned for release in 2009.

Lake has been a guest DJ on many radio shows such as Pete Tong's Radio 1. Tong hailed Lake as the "best thing to come out of Scotland since Mylo."[4][7][8]

Chris Lake runs two labels: Rising Music and Rising Trax. For in-studio mixing, Lake uses Logic Pro and Ableton. He is managed by Brett Fischer.

Selected discography[edit]

  • 2009: "Crazy" (Nervous Records – NRV 20839)
  • 2002: "Drink to Get Drunk" (Chris Lake vs Sia)
  • 2002: "Santiago de Cuba" (Lost Language)
  • 2004: "Filth" with Rowan Blades (Alternative Route Recordings)
  • 2004: "Hiatus" (Pangea Recordings)
  • 2005: "One Too Many / Electro Retro" (Rising Music)
  • 2005: "Until She Rises" (Little Mountain Recordings)
  • 2006: "Changes" featuring Laura V (Alternative Route Recordings, Apollo Recordings) (Billboard Hot Dance Airplay #10, Global Dance Tracks #18, European Hot 100 Singles #77)
  • 2006: Mistakes EP (Rising Music)
  • 2007: "Carry Me Away" featuring Emma Hewitt (Rising Music) (Hot Dance Airplay #1, Global Dance Tracks #28)
  • 2008: "Word / Ghost" with Sébastien Léger (Rising Music)
  • 2008: "Only One" (Rising Music) (Hot Dance Airplay #9)
  • 2008: "If You Knew" featuring Nastala (Hot Dance Airplay #4)
  • 2008: "Start Again" featuring Nastala
  • 2010: "Minimal Life" with Nelski (Rising Music)
  • 2010: "Sleepwalker" (mau5trap)
  • 2010: "Running Out" with Marco Lys (Rising Music)
  • 2010: "Cross The Line" with Marco Lys (Rising Music)
  • 2010: "La Tromba Risin'" with Marco Lys and Copyright (Defected)
  • 2011: "Colours" with Nelski
  • 2011: "Secrets in the Dark" (Rising Music)
  • 2011: "Sundown"
  • 2011: "Build Up"
  • 2012: "Damage Control"
  • 2012: "Stand Alone" with Lazy Rich featuring Jareth
  • 2013: "Ohh Shhh"
  • 2013: "Boneless" with Steve Aoki and Tujamo
  • 2013: "Helium" featuring Jareth
  • 2015: "Stomper" featuring Anna Lunoe


  1. ^ Y, Robbie (2002-08-19). "RA: Chris Lake Interview". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  2. ^ Coultas, Jimmy. "Chris Lake Interview". Plastic Soup. Archived from the original on 29 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  3. ^ "Chris Lake Ft Laura V: Chart Stats". Retrieved 2008-08-31. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b Bordash, Michael (2006-09-25). "Chris Lake Interview". internetdj. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  5. ^ "Hot Dance Airplay: Changes". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-08-31. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Hot Dance Airplay: Carry Me Away". Billboard. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  7. ^ G, Elliot (2007-02-20). "Chris Lake: Here to make people dance". inthemix. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  8. ^ Slomowicz, Ron (2007-09-26). "Chris Lake Interview". Retrieved 2008-08-31. 

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