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Chicane (musician)

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Chicane performing in Stockholm, May 2011. Nick Bracegirdle in the middle.
Background information
Birth nameNicholas Bracegirdle
Also known asChicane
Born (1971-02-28) 28 February 1971 (age 53)
Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England
OriginLondon, England
Balearic beat
Occupation(s)Electronic musician, Composer, Record producer, Song writer, remixer, Record Label Owner
InstrumentsSynthesizer, piano, classical guitar
Years active1994 - present
LabelsModena Records Ltd. (UK),
Enzo Recordings (UK),
Armada Music (NL),
Ultra Records (US),
Central Station (AU)

Chicane is the stage name of English musician and record producer Nick Bracegirdle. He was born on 28 February, 1971, in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.[1]

Chicane is known for the singles "Offshore", an Ibiza dance anthem included in thousands of compilations in both chill-out and dance versions; "Saltwater", which featured vocals by Clannad member Máire Brennan and is one of the most well-known and popular singles of the trance genre; and the UK number-one hit "Don't Give Up", featuring vocals by Bryan Adams, and also a top ten hit on singles charts across Europe.


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  1. Andrews, Michael (July 15, 2007), "Downloaders may force me to downsize", Mail on Sunday, p. 1