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Chris Isaak

An American indie rock star performing a rockabilly style with country and blues all mixed together.

Isaak signed a contract to Warner Bros. Records in 1984 for his first album Silvertone. The tracks "Gone Ridin'" and "Livin' for Your Lover" are from his album, were featured in David Lynch's cult classic Blue Velvet.

Isaak's second self-titled album Chris Isaak was photographed by fashion photographer Bruce Weber. Isaak's contract was renewed in 1988 when Warner Bros. moved him to their Reprise Records label.

Mainly known for his song "Wicked Games" - 1989 and also 'Baby Did A Bad Thing' - 1999.This from the film 'Eyes Wide Shut'.

Starring in television "The Chris Isaak Show" in 2001.

Chris Isaak comes accross as a fairly nice guy with no messing around and straight to the point.

Isaak was ranked #68 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.

Many guitarists have thought Isaak's main electric guitar is a Gretsch 6120, however Isaak revealed in a 2002 interview with Acoustic Guitar that it is in fact a one-of-a-kind Gibson:

He sings straight out singing songs with the rawness that gives the feeling he likes doing songs without any effects etc.

That's the it should be.

Toured Australia in June 2006.

Albums include

Silvertone (1985)
Chris Isaak (1987)
Heart Shaped World (1989)
Wicked Game (1991)
San Francisco Days (1993)
Forever Blue (1995)
Baja Sessions (1996)
Speak of the Devil (1998)
Always Got Tonight (2002)
Christmas (2004)

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