Urbanowicz and Tom Smith in 2006
|Birth name||Christopher Dominic Urbanowicz|
22 June 1981 |
|Rickenbacker 620, Fender Jazzmaster, Fender Jaguar Baritone Special HH, Gretsch Brian Setzer Black Phoenix, Omnichord, microKORG, Roland Juno-106, Minimoog Voyager, Rickenbacker 330/12|
Urbanowicz was born in Aslockton, Nottinghamshire. He studied music technology at Staffordshire University for three years with the other members of Editors. He then worked in a shoe shop with Editors drummer Ed Lay in Birmingham for two years before the band signed to Kitchenware Records.
Urbanowicz features prominently in an amateur music video, produced as coursework during his studies at Staffordshire University.
In March 2014, Urbanowicz produced the self-titled debut EP for PIAS band The Spectors as well as their debut album "Light Stays Close".
His left arm is tattooed with a sleeve design of coloured roses, a swallow, a modified version of the c1981-1982 Andy Warhol piece "Gun" featuring three coloured revolvers, a modified version of the Eelus art piece "Alice" with a raven and a traditional gypsy piece.
It was announced on the Editors website that Chris does not have any social media pages such as Twitter or Facebook. This information has since proved outdated since Chris can be reached on Twitter and Instagram.
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