Christopher Neil

born in 1948

Christopher Neil

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Christopher Neil is a British record producer, songwriter and singer.

He has worked with Celine Dion, a-ha, Dollar, Paul Nicholas, Kim Criswell, Morten Harket, Mike + The Mechanics, Johnny Logan, Marillion, The Moody Blues, The Other Ones, Paul Carrack, Rod Stewart, Cher, Edyta Górniak and most notably, Sheena Easton.

Neil started in the mid-sixties as a singer with Manchester group The Chuckles. In 1972 he released a solo album Where I Belong on RAK Records[1].

Hit singles

Christopher Neil has produced several songs that reached the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart or the US Billboard Hot 100:

Year Artist Title UK Singles Chart Billboard Hot 100
1976 Paul Nicholas "Dancing With the Captain"[2] 8
"Grandma's Party"[2] 9
1977 "Heaven on the 7th Floor"[2][3] 40 6
1978 Marshall Hain "Dancing in the City"[4][5] 3 43
1979 Dollar "Love's Gotta Hold on Me"[6] 4
"I Wanna Hold Your Hand"[6] 9
1980 Sheena Easton "Modern Girl"[7][8] 8 18
"9 to 5" / "Morning Train"[7][8] 3 1
Dennis Waterman "I Could Be So Good for You"[9] 3
1981 Sheena Easton "For Your Eyes Only"[7][8] 8 4
1983 Shakin' Stevens "Cry Just a Little Bit"[10][11] 3 67
Shakin' Stevens & Bonnie Tyler "A Rockin' Good Way"[12] 5
1984 Shakin' Stevens "Teardrops"[10] 5
1985 Mike + The Mechanics "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)"[13][14] 21 6
1986 Amazulu "Too Good to Be Forgotten"[15] 5
1986 Mike + The Mechanics "All I Need Is a Miracle"[13][14] 53 5
1989 "The Living Years""[13][14] 2 1
1994 Celine Dion "Think Twice"[16][17] 1 95

Christopher Neil also released some solo tracks: If I Was Close To You Working Girl - 1979 Here We Go

See also

  • Category:Albums produced by Christopher Neil
  • Category:Songs produced by Christopher Neil

References

  1. Christopher Neil - Where I Belong (LP, Album) at Discogs. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Chart Stats - Paul Nicholas. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  3. Allmusic ((( Paul Nicholas > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  4. Chart Stats - Marshall Hain - Dancin' In The City. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  5. Allmusic ((( Marshall-Hain > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Chart Stats - Dollar. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Chart Stats - Sheena Easton. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Allmusic ((( Sheena Easton > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  9. Chart Stats - Dennis Waterman - I Could Be So Good For You. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Chart Stats - Shakin' Stevens. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  11. Allmusic ((( Shakin' Stevens > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  12. Chart Stats - Shaky And Bonnie - A Rockin' Good Way. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Chart Stats - Mike And The Mechanics. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Allmusic ((( Mike + the Mechanics > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  15. Chart Stats - Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  16. Chart Stats - Celine Dion - Think Twice. Retrieved on 2010-05-12.
  17. Allmusic ((( Celine Dion > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles ))). Retrieved on 2010-05-12.

External links

  • Christopher Neil at Discogs.com
  • Christopher Neil at the Internet Movie Database
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