Christopher Braide

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Christopher Braide is a Grammy nominated, Ivor Novello and ASCAP award winning British songwriter, record producer and singer based in Malibu, Los Angeles.

A naturally gifted vocalist, pianist and producer, he also plays guitar, bass, drums, programs, writes lyrics, melody and film score. A diverse creator, Christopher works with artists to write and produce original, memorable and moving contributions to music.

First signed as an artist by Dave Stewart in the UK and Craig Kallman at Atlantic Records in the US before relocating to Los Angeles to produce and write for some of the worlds biggest artists, such as Sia, Lana Del Rey, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, David Guetta, Marc Almond, Halsey, Wrabel, Robin Schulz, Beth Ditto, Yuna, Beyonce, Jason Mraz and Elle King to mention just a few. 

Christopher is a frequent collaborator of Sia, together they have written for her own projects, movie soundtracks and for many other artists. Notable songs they have written over the years are: Kill and Run for the Great Gatsby movie and soundtrack, Helium for the 2017 Fifty Shades Darker movie and soundtrack, Pretty Isn't perfect/Unstoppable for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Suitcase for the 2017 movie Ballerina, God Made You Beautiful for the Beyoncé movie Life Is But A Dream, Perfume for Britney Spears, Blank Page for Christina Aguilera, , She Wolf (Falling to Pieces) for David Guetta ft Sia, and Big Girls Cry, Eye of the Needle, Confetti, Midnight Decisions, Space Between, Unstoppable for Sia and co Produced the Sia f/ Labrinth collaboration To Be Human from the Wonder Woman movie and soundtrack. Christopher wrote and produced the Elle King track Wild Love which was featured in the 2017 Estee Lauder international ad campaign featuring Kendall Jenner and wrote and produced the song score for the 2017 movie Leap/Ballerina. 

Chris' ongoing collaboration with Yes legend Geoff Downes known as the Downes Braide Association has recently released a new studio album entitled Skyscraper Souls. The album features guests performances from Marc Almond, Kate Pierson from The B52's, Mathew Koma, Ash Soan and Andy Partridge from XTC. 

Christopher Braide is published by BMG Music Publishing worldwide/ Magical Thinking BMI

Management: Olivia Braide

Magical Thinking Studios

Andrew Gould - BMG

Magical Thinking BMI