Ian Curnow

SONGWRITER / PRODUCER / PROGRAMMER / KEYBOARD PLAYER

Having been a session keyboard player and arranger, Ian spent 3 years with Talk Talk as keyboard player, MD and co-writer.† Then he became main keyboard player and programmer for the hugely successful Stock Aitken and Waterman team during their massive success period, playing on most of their big records and also producing and writing for many of the artists there. † After that Ian co-produced most of the E17 output with Phil Harding, including the Xmas UK No.1 single Stay Another Day, and also co-wrote a number of their songs.† Other names that Ian produced and/or wrote for during that time were Boyzone, Take That, Roxette, Deuce, OTT, Let Loose and many others. Since then Ian has written songs for various artists including SClub 8 (UK No3) and produced tracks for Liberty X, Girls Aloud and Robin Gibb, among others, as well as doing music for various TV companies and TV ads around the world for brands such as Nokia. Ian is adept at getting the best from a wide range of artists, and has worked with a variety of people, from Kylie Minogue to Robin Gibb, Donna Summer to Jesus Jones, Boyzone to Girls Aloud, Liberty X, Take That and Hyde (eclectic Japanese top 5 artist album and no.1 single). Most recently Ian has been involved in collaborations including writing and production work with Darren Styles, as well as scoring a UK number 23 single having written and produced "My Generation" for Billiam.† He has songs and productions out in Europe including a song on the new Kate Ryan album, and the accompanying single for Soraya, and has co-written and produced the new single for the reborn artist Angel City. A fairly complete discography can be found HERE† http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&searchlink=IAN|CURNOW&sql=11:fvfqxqy5ldte~T4 HERE† http://www.discogs.com/artist/Ian+Curnow† with a REALLY old picture!