Sterling Fox

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Sterling Fox
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Background information
Also known asBrandon Lowry, Baby FuzZ
Born (1983-11-02) November 2, 1983 (age 37)
OriginStoystown, Pennsylvania
Occupation(s)Record producer
songwriter
musician
Recording artist
Years active2007–present
LabelsSilver Scream Records, Blanket Fort
Associated actsLana Del Rey, Elle King, Britney Spears. Avicii, Adam Lambert, Madonna

Brandon Lowry (born November 2, 1983), better known by his stage name Sterling Fox is a songwriter, record producer and recording artist. He has written and produced multiple #1 songs.[1]

Life and Times[edit]

Brandon Lowry grew up in Stoystown, Pennsylvania. In his early years, Brandon studied piano and experimented with bootleg tape recording. His father worked in a factory and coal plant to support the family. After high school, Lowry studied classical piano at Duquesne University. He graduated from college, and after an early stint as a cruise ship pianist, Lowry's musical career came to fruition in 2007 after moving to New York City. He quickly came into demand as a session player, songwriter, and music producer. In 2008, he co-founded a music production team Robopop with Daniel Omelio. Soon after, Robopop went on to cowrite and coproduce "Stereo Hearts" by Gym Class Heroes, featuring Adam Levine. The record was certified 3x platinum in the United States, 3x platinum in Australia and 2x platinum in Canada and reached #1 on the Billboard US Pop Songs Chart.[citation needed]

After the success of "Stereo Hearts", Robopop coproduced the song "Video Games", the first breakout release from artist Lana Del Rey. "Video Games" was a huge success and its album Born to Die has gone on to sell over 5,000,000 units worldwide. Lowry also played the piano part on the recording and was credited as a mixing engineer. After "Video Games", Lowry split off from Robopop and reemerged under a new alter ego Sterling Fox.

In 2013, Sterling cowrote the dance crossover hit "Take Me Home" by Cash Cash, which was certified gold in the US and reach #5 in the UK. In 2014, Sterling produced and cowrote the #1 iTunes hit single "Wasted Love" for The Voice Season 7 finalist Matt McAndrew.

As a vocalist, Fox has worked on a number of electronic collaborations, including cowriting and singing the song "Shame on Me" from Avicii's album True and also writing and singing the song "Talk to Myself" from Avicii's 2nd album Stories.

In 2015, he cowrote the Adam Lambert single Ghost Town with Max Martin, which would go on to become certified Gold in the US. He also added the whistle part to the hook.

Fox would also contribute writing to Where the Devil Don't Go for Elle King's album Love Stuff, which became one of the top selling Rock albums of the year. In 2016, it was featured in the Season 4 theatrical trailer for Orange is the New Black.

In 2016, he cowrote "Man on the Moon" and "If I'm Dancing" on the Britney Spears album Glory and additionally added guitar and background vocals on "Man on the Moon".

Over his career, he has written songs with the likes of Madonna, Max Martin, Julia Michaels, and others, and his works have been performed live by the likes of Queen, One Direction, and Maroon 5.

In 2017 Fox performed at SXSW and was subsequently threatened with arrest by festival coordinators for using a large collage of corporate logo parodies as his stage backdrop while street performing throughout the city.[citation needed]

Immediately after the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President, Lowry moved to Montreal, Canada for a year.

In 2018, Lowry retired his Sterling Fox pseudonym and introduced a new project called Baby FuzZ. Baby FuzZ released several singles and music videos in 2018 and 2019 to critical acclaim. In March 2019, Baby FuzZ independently released its debut album Plastic Paradise.

Lowry is currently still writing songs for others, running a small indie label Blanket Fort, and also touring and releasing music as Baby FuzZ.


Discography[edit]

Year Artist(s) Song Album Singer Songwriter Producer Mixing Engineer Charts and Certifications
2011 Gym Class Heroes ft. Adam Levine Stereo Hearts The Papercut Chronicles II
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4x Platinum, #1 at US Top 40 Radio, #1 US Pop Songs
Alex Winston Fingers and Toes Sister Wife EP
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Dazzled Kid The Day of My Escape Fire Needs Air
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#14 Netherlands
Marlon Roudette City Like This Matter Fixed
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#6 Album Germany
Justin Nozuka feat. India Arie Heartless
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2012 Lana Del Rey Video Games Born to Die
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5x Platinum Album, #1 in the UK
Niia BTSTU
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#1 on Hype Machine
Outasight I'll Drink to That Nights Like These
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2013 Cash Cash feat. Bebe Rexha Take Me Home
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#2 US Dance, #5 UK Singles, Certified Gold
Avicii feat. Sterling Fox and Audra Mae Shame on Me True
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#1 Australia and Sweden, #2 UK, #5 US, Gold Record
Sterling Fox Ghost
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2014 Kylie Minogue Chasing Ghosts Sleepwalker (EP)
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Tiesto feat. Cruikshank Footprints A Town Called Paradise
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#2 US Dance, #7 US Digital Albums
Lindsey Stirling Roundtable Rival Shatter Me
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#1 Billboard Classical, #1 Billboard Dance, #1 US Independent Albums, #1 iTunes albums, Certified Gold
Lindsey Stirling Ascendance Shatter Me
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#1 Billboard Classical, #1 Billboard Dance, #1 US Independent Albums, #1 iTunes albums, Certified Gold
Tritonal and Paris Blohm feat. Sterling Fox Colors
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#1 Beatport
Sterling Fox Holy
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Boyz II Men What Happens in Vegas Collide
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#6 US R&B/Hip-Hop, #2 on Childhood Dreams Chart
Matt McAndrew Wasted Love
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#1 iTunes single, #14 Billboard Hot 100
2015 Elle King Where the Devil Don't Go Love Stuff
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#27 Billboard Albums
Sterling Fox Freak Caroline
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remix #1 on Hype Machine
Adam Lambert Ghost Town The Original High
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#3 Billboard 200, #2 Australia singles
Adam Lambert Evil in the Night The Original High
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#3 Billboard 200
Adam Lambert Another Lonely Night The Original High
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#3 Billboard 200
Cazzette Dancing With Your Ghost Desserts
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Doe Paoro Growth/Decay After
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Avicii ft. Sterling Fox Talk to Myself Stories
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#1 Billboard Dance/Electronic Album
Panama Wedding Halfway to Heaven Into Focus
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Sterling Fox and Samantha Ronson Angry Sons
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2016 Britney Spears Man on the Moon Glory
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#3 Billboard Album
Britney Spears If I'm Dancing Glory
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#3 Billboard Album
Clams Casino feat. A$AP Rocky and Lil B Be Somebody 32 Levels
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Almand feat. PG-13 Don't Manipulate
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2017 Starling No Rest For the Wicked The Body
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Youn Sun Nah Traveller She Moves On
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#21 France
Loreen Dreams Ride
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#31 Sweden
Baby FuzZ Cig
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2019 Baby FuzZ Plastic Paradise
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sterling Fox | Emergency Room Agency | Booking". Emergency Room Agency. Retrieved June 6, 2017.