Biography

English record producer Steve Power has produced and collaborated with a wide variety of artists over the years, including Blur, Busted, Andrea Bocelli, Feeder, Joe Cocker, Diana Ross, Babybird, Babylon Zoo, Stephen Duffy, Black, The Bangels, Billy Ocean, James, Julian Cope, McFly, Ray LaMontagne, Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams. Recently he has worked with artists as diverse as Beth Rowley, Julian Velard, Kid British, David Ford, and Laura Critchley.

English record producer Steve Power has produced and collaborated with a wide variety of artists over the years, including Blur, Busted, Andrea Bocelli, Feeder, Joe Cocker, Diana Ross, Babybird, Babylon Zoo, Stephen Duffy, Black, The Bangels, Billy Ocean, James, Julian Cope, McFly, Ray LaMontagne, Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams. Recently he has worked with artists as diverse as Beth Rowley, Julian Velard, Kid British, David Ford, and Laura Critchley.

Power got his start in the music industry in the early 80's as a member of Hambi and The Dance. With the advance from deal, he built Pink Recording Studios in Liverpool where they recorded their debut album. While the band was off touring, Power stayed to run to the studio as a commercial venture, and began recording bands from the Liverpool scene. Clients includedFrankie Goes To Hollywood, Dead or Alive, Black, and A Flock of Seagulls. In 1986, Power was hired as a house engineer in the legendary Battery Studios owned by Clive Calder and Robert John "Mutt" Lange. There he worked on a variety of projects, including Billy Ocean's Love Zone, A Flock Of Seagulls' The Story of a Young Heart, The Icicle Works' If You Want To Defeat Your Enemy, Sing His Song. Productions and mixes from this period include James' Strip-mine.

In 1997, after a successful run in the charts including Babybird's You're Gorgeous and Babylon Zoo's Spaceman, long standing friend and collaborator, writer/producer Guy Chambers approached Power to co-produce a solo album for ex-Take That member Robbie Williams. The first album, Life thru a Lens remained forty weeks inside the British top ten and 218 weeks altogether, making it the 58th bestselling album in UK History with sales over 2.4 Million. Power went on to produce the four following Williams albums, I've Been Expecting You, Sing When You're Winning,Swing When You're Winning, and Escapology, all selling over 2 million in the UK alone.

Some of Power's other notable collaborations and productions are: Busted's A Present for Everyone,McFly's Motion in the Ocean, Delta Goodrem's Mistaken Identity, The Mission (band)'s Anyone But You, Beth Rowley's Little Dreamer, Laura Critchley's Sometimes I,Julian Velard's The Planeteer, and the album Crosspop from Hind Laroussi.

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