Sacha Skarbek

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Sacha Skarbek
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Sacha at his studio in London.
Background information
Occupation(s) Songwriter, record producer
Instruments Piano, keyboards, guitar
Associated acts James Blunt, Adele, Jason Mraz, Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus, Duffy, Lisa Marie Presley, Train

Sacha Skarbek is an English two time Ivor Novello and Grammy nominated songwriter, producer, film scorer and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work with James Blunt, Adele, Lana Del Rey, Jason Mraz, Duffy and more recently for writing Miley Cyrus' hit song "Wrecking Ball".

In 2015, Downtown Music Publishing signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Sacha Skarbek.[1]

Film Music[edit]

Sacha scored and supervised the music for the award winning documentary film For No Good Reason, starring Johnny Depp. He also scored and collaborated with James Walsh on the soundtrack music for a film of Chuck Palahniuk's Lullaby.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Skarbek was raised in the Camden Town area of London. He is the son of psychotherapist Andrzej Skarbek and journalist and writer Marjorie Wallace, who was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire for founding the mental health charity SANE. His brother, Stefan Skarbek, is also a songwriter and music producer.[3]



Karise Eden Threads of Silence Writer
Darin Surrender Writer
Backstreet Boys In A World Like This Writer
Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball Writer
Alec Benjamin America Producer - Writer
Shannon Wardrop Medicine Producer


Lana Del Rey Born To Die Writer
Lana Del Rey Paradise Producer - Writer
Engelbert Humperdinck Love Will Set You Free Writer[4]
Lisa Marie Presley Storm and Grace Writer on You ain't seen nothing yet/ Close to the Edge/ So Long/ Un-break/Sticks and Stones
James Walsh Lullaby Producer - Writer
Ilse DeLange Hurricane Writer
Cody Longo Confessions of a Girl Writer


Christina Perri The Ocean Way Sessions
Ilse Delange Next to Me
Greyson Chance Hold on to the Night
James Walsh Live at the Top of the World
Milow North and South
Jason Mraz Love is a Four Letter Word Writer on Frank d Fixer & In Your Hands
Van Velzen The Rush of Life Producer
Charlotte OC For Kenny Producer - Writer


Charlotte Church Back to Scratch Producer - Writer
Train The Finish Line Writer
The Boy Who Trapped the Sun Sunken City Writer
Gin Wigmore Holy Smoke Writer


Joss Stone Colour Me Free Producer
Ben's Brother Battling Giants Producer - Writer
Tyrone Wells Before It Started Writer
Ben's Brother feat. Anastacia Stalemate Writer
Waylon Wicked Ways Producer - Writer
Jason Mraz Beautiful Mess (Live) Writer
Tribes Loves Is My New Drug Writer


Ilse Delange Incredible (Multi Platinum) Producer - Writer
Amie Miriello I Came Around Producer - Writer
Jason Mraz We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things (Double Platinum) Writer
Adele 19 Writer
Duffy Rockferry Producer - Writer
Tristan Prettyman Hello... X Producer - Writer
Ryan Cabrera Moon Under Water Writer
Double O Zero From Hero's to Zero's Producer - Writer


Ben's Brother Beta Male Fairytales (Gold) Writer
Gareth Gates Pictures of the Otherside Writer
Kalan Porter Wake Up Living Writer
Richard Fleeshman Neon Producer - Writer
XYP Breath In Time Writer
No Angels Destiny (Platinum) Writer
Stan Van Samang Poison (Platinum) Writer
Dakota Star Fireflies


James Blunt Chasing Time (Platinum) Writer


James Blunt Back to Bedlam (Multi Platinum) Writer


L5 Make a Change (Platinum) Writer


Samantha Mumba Gotta Tell You (Gold) Credit
Amanda Ghost Ghost Stories Producer - Writer


Beverley Knight Prodigal Sista (Gold) Writer
Pauline Henry Somewhere Producer - Writer


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