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Chris Corner
Chris Corner in July 2009 (cropped).jpg
Chris Corner in July 2009
Background information
Birth name Christopher Anthony Corner
Origin Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England
Genres Indietronica
Occupation(s) Multi instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, remixer, singer, video artist
Associated acts IAMX
Sneaker Pimps
Robots in Disguise
Imogen Heap

Chris Corner is an English multi instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, singer and video artist. He was a founding member of the band Sneaker Pimps and is now active with his solo project IAMX.[1]

He has moved from London to Berlin in 2006, where he has set up his new IAMX studio for music and visual work.[2][3]

To date, Corner has released seven studio albums, three with Sneaker Pimps (Becoming X 1996, Splinter 1999 and Bloodsport 2002) and four with IAMX (Kiss and Swallow 2004, The Alternative 2006, Kingdom of Welcome Addiction 2009 and Volatile Times 2011). He is currently working on the fifth IAMX album.

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Early Life[edit]

Corner was born and brought up in Middlesbrough in Northern England. His family comes from a working class background. He grew up with an older sister and his parents running a local shop (called 'Corner Shop'). He has said the hard working attitude of his father has influenced his own work ethic. Corner's grandfather was born on the Seychelles and came to Middlesbrough as a sailor in his teenage years.

When he was twelve years old, Corner got to know his sister's boyfriend, Liam Howe (then sixteen), whom he would later form the band Sneaker Pimps with.

Sneaker Pimps[edit]


Corner founded his solo project IAMX in 2004 and has since been active with it. He has often said that after being run through the mill of the music industry, he wanted to create music outside of it, completely independent from...

Film Music[edit]

61seconds [4]/ Metropolis Records(US + digital only)

Corner composed and produced the soundtrack to the film Les Chevaliers du Ciel (2005). It included Sue Denim and Placebo.[5]

Many of his songs were used in TV and film productions, such as We Are The Night, CSI, the video game Grand Theft Auto and others.[6]

Visual Work[edit]

List of Productions and Remixes[edit]

CC record releases 1993 Line of Flight World as a Cone 1994 F.R.I.S.K. Take The Sun Away 1996 Sneaker Pimps, Becoming X 1999 Sneaker Pimps, Splinter 2002 Sneaker Pimps, Bloodsport 2004 IAMX, K+S, 2006 IAMX, Alt 2009 IAMX, King 2011 IAMX, VT

CC production for others 2006 Neonavt Вдыхай Меня

CC remixes Sunshine Lower Than Low Tetsu69 Shinkirou Rhythm King and her Friends Get Paid Robots in Disguise The DJs Got a Gun Robots in Disguise Hot Gossip SoldOut The Man On The Radio Cinema Bizarre Lovesongs (They Kill Me) Vive La Fete Everybody Hates Me IAMX Tear Garden IAMX My Secret Friend IAMX President IAMX Bernadette IAMX Volatile Times


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Category:Alumni of Goldsmiths, University of London Category:British indie rock musicians Category:English electronic musicians Category:English male singers Category:English singer-songwriters Category:English songwriters Category:Living people Category:People from Middlesbrough