Christian Smith-Pancorvo

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Christian Smith Pancorvo
Background information
Birth name Christian Smith Pancorvo
Born (1980-12-05) 5 December 1980 (age 36)
Origin Islington, England
Genres Rock, pop, progressive rock, art rock, industrial rock, ambient, experimental music
Instruments Vocals, Drums, guitar
Years active 1994–present
Labels Big Cat, Mercury Records, Taste Media, Our Rekords
Associated acts Stony Sleep
Flying Mango Attack
French Car and the Bulimic Wizards
Genre 18

Christian Smith Pancorvo (aka Shïan), born 5 December 1980, is a musician. In 1994, while at Highgate School, he began his career alongside his brother, Ben Fox Smith, as the drummer for Stony Sleep. Since Stony Sleep split up, he has played drums for Anno Birkin's band, Flying Mango Attack, Johnny Borrell's band, Razorlight, and then again for his brother's band, Serafin.

During his career as a drummer, he composed, produced and recorded for an experimental collective called French Car & the Bulimic Wizards, and currently fronts the classical grunge band: GENRE 18.

Hus time with Razorlight often required him to battle with the bands other drummer for rights to record and play.