Steve Lillywhite

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Steve Lillywhite
Background information
Born March 15, 1955 (1955-03-15) (age 62)
Origin Egham, Surrey, England
Genres Rock, new wave
Occupations Record producer
Years active 1977–present
Associated acts Kirsty MacColl (former wife)

Stephen Lillywhite, CBE (born 15 March 1955) is an English five-time Grammy Award winning record producer.[1] He was born in Egham, Surrey. He is best known for his work with U2. He produced their first three albums, Boy, October and War.

He has worked with many other artists including The Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews Band, Bruce Foxton (of The Jam), Big Country, Peter Gabriel, Talking Heads, Morrissey, Thirty Seconds to Mars, The Killers, The Pogues, David Byrne, XTC, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Simple Minds, The Psychedelic Furs, Beady Eye, Phish, Counting Crows and Joan Armatrading.

He was awarded the Commander of the Order of The British Empire (CBE) in 2012 for his contributions to music.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Past Winners". Retrieved 13 August 2015.