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Brian Eno

syn, *1948 GB, Woodbridge
Singer / Composer / Producer of Rock and Electronic
A.k.a. Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno Ben O'Rian CSJ Bofop Nick Kool & The Koolaids Peter And Paul

Brian Eno is an electronic musician and producer. Also known for his multifaceted interests outside of music, especially technological. He was born 15 May 1948 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK. He attended Ipswich and Winchester Arts Schools where he studied with Tom Phillips (3), Roy Ascott, Christian Wolff, Anthony Benjamin, Noel Forster and George Brecht. Starting his musical career early, first thing of note being with the band Roxy Music, Eno has gone on to produce a number of highly eclectic and increasingly ambient electronic and acoustic albums, and also works frequently as producer for many popular artists. He is widely cited as coining the term "ambient music", with his series of albums using the term recorded between 1978 and 1982. He collaborated with David Byrne, formerly of Talking Heads, on "My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts" (1981) which was one of the first albums not in the rap or hip-hop genres to extensively feature sampling. Eno collaborated with David Bowie as a writer and musician on Bowie's influential "Berlin Trilogy" of albums, "Low" (1977), "Heroes" (1977), and "Lodger" (1979), on Bowie's later album, "1. Outside - The Nathan Adler Diaries: A Hyper Cycle" (1995), and on the track "I'm Afraid Of Americans" (1997). He has also collaborated with Robert Fripp of King Crimson, Robert Wyatt on his "Shleep" (1997) album, with Jon Hassell and with the German duo Cluster. Eno is also well known for acting as a producer for a number of bands, these include U2, James, Coldplay, et al. He won the Best Producer award at the 1994 and 1996 BRIT awards. He is an innovator across many fields of music and collaborated on the development of the Koan algorithmic music generator. He has also been involved in the field of visual arts. In 1996 Brian Eno, and others, started the Long Now Foundation to educate the public into thinking about the very long term future of society. Brian Eno is also a columnist for the British newspaper, The Observer.

        
Instruments
  • Synthesizer
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Keyboards
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Rock
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
An Ending (Ascent) - Remastered 2005 on Apollo by Brian Eno
By This River - 2004 Digital Remaster on Before And After Science by Brian Eno
Emerald and Stone on Small Craft On A Milk Sea by Brian Eno, Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams
Spinning Away on Wrong Way Up [Expanded Edition] by Brian Eno & John Cale
The Big Ship - 2004 Digital Remaster on Another Green World by Brian Eno
Deep Blue Day - Remastered 2005 on Apollo by Brian Eno
Iris on Mixing Colours by Roger Eno & Brian Eno
1/1 - Remastered 2004 on Ambient 1: Music For Airports by Brian Eno
Against The Sky - 2005 Digital Remaster on The Pearl by Harold Budd & Brian Eno
Signals - Remastered 2005 on Apollo by Brian Eno

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Weight Of History ● Only Once Away My SonBrian Eno With Kevin Shields2018Album
Music For InstallationsBrian Eno2018Album
ReflectionBrian Eno, Peter Chilvers2017Single
Finding ShoreTom Rogerson With Brian Eno2017Album
SistersBrian Eno2017Album
The ShipBrian Eno2016Album
Love Without ViolinsThe Gift Featuring Brian Eno2016Album
Fickle Sun (iii) I'm Set FreeBrian Eno2016Album
Discreet MusicContact, Brian Eno2015Album
Brian Eno's BBC Music John Peel Lecture 2015Brian Eno2015Single
My Squelchy LifeBrian Eno2015Album
Symphony No. 4 "Heroes"Philip Glass, Dennis Russell Davies, Basler Sinfonie-Orchester From The Music Of David Bowie And Brian Eno2014Album
Brian Eno x Nicolas Jaar x Grizzly BearBrian Eno x Nicolas Jaar x Grizzly Bear2013Single
Live At The BBCBrian Eno2012Album
Dream NailsSebastian Rochford, Brian Eno2012Single
LuxBrian Eno2012Album
ScapeBrian Eno, Peter Chilvers2012Single
Drums Between The Bells [3 Track Sampler]Brian Eno And The Words Of Rick Holland2011Album
Imagine New TimesBrian Eno2011Single
Panic Of LookingBrian Eno And The Words Of Rick Holland2011Album
GlitchBrian Eno And The Words Of Rick Holland2011Album
Drums Between The BellsBrian Eno And The Words Of Rick Holland2011Album
Sound StrategiesBrian Eno2011Compil.
2 Forms Of AngerBrian Eno with Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams2010Album
Small Craft On A Milk SeaBrian Eno With Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams2010Album
The BBC SessionsBrian Eno2010Compil.
Making SpaceBrian Eno2010Album
Small Craft On A Milk SeaBrian Eno with Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams2010Album
Everything That Happens Will Happen On This TourDavid Byrne And Brian Eno2009Album
TropeBrian Eno, Peter Chilvers2009Single
Life Is LongDavid Byrne & Brian Eno2009Single
Strange OvertonesDavid Byrne & Brian Eno2008Album
Everything That Happens Will Happen TodayDavid Byrne & Brian Eno2008Album
Ba-Benzélé / SubterraneansBrian Eno2008Album
BloomBrian Eno, Peter Chilvers2008Single
Music For Airports / In The OceanBrian Eno, Bang On A Can2008Album
Baby's On Fire (Live) / Third Uncle (Live)Brian Eno2007Single
77 Million Paintings By Brian EnoBrian Eno2006Single
77 Million (Laforet, Tokyo March 2006)Brian Eno2006Album
InterviewBrian Eno2005Album
Новая Фонотека В КарманеBrian Eno2005Compil.
How Many WorldsBrian Eno2005Single
ThisBrian Eno2005Single
MP3 CollectionBrian Eno2005Compil.
Original Masters: Soundtrack Works SelectionBrian Eno2005Album
14 Video PaintingsBrian Eno2005Single
More Music For FilmsBrian Eno2005Album
Another Day On EarthBrian Eno2005Album
I Zimbra / Jezebel SpiritTalking Heads / Brian Eno & David Byrne2005Album
MP3 Collection (CD 2)Brian Eno2004Compil.
Original Masters: Ambient Works SelectionBrian Eno2004Album
Brian EnoBrian Eno2004Compil.
MP3 Collection (CD 1)Brian Eno2004Compil.
Original Masters: Early Works SelectionBrian Eno2004Compil.
Curiosities Volume IIBrian Eno2004Compil.
Heroes / Low SymphoniesDavid Bowie & Brian Eno Meet Philip Glass2003Compil.
Curiosities Volume IBrian Eno2003Compil.
Brian EnoBrian Eno2003Compil.
January 07003 Bell Studies For The Clock Of The Long NowBrian Eno2003Album
Long NowBrian Eno2002Album
Drawn From LifeBrian Eno & J. Peter Schwalm2001Album
Compact Forest ProposalBrian Eno2001Album
Music For Civic Recovery CentreBrian Eno2000Album
Коллекция Альбомов 1973-1998Brian Eno2000Album
Music For 陰陽師Reiko Okano, Baku Yumemakura, Reigakusha, Brian Eno With J. Peter Schwalm2000Album
Sonora PortraitsBrian Eno1999Compil.
Kite StoriesBrian Eno1999Album
I DormientiBrian Eno1999Album
SmartNew Composers Sp. Guest Brian Eno1999Album
A YearBrian Eno1998Single
Unlimited AmbientBrian Eno, Harold Budd, Roger Eno, Jon Hassell1997Compil.
Contra 1.2 (Untitled 20'23" 1.4.97)Brian Eno1997Album
Contra 1.2 (Untitled 24:53)Brian Eno1997Album
The DropBrian Eno1997Album
Lightness (Music For The Marble Palace The State Russian Museum, St Petersburg)Brian Eno1997Album
"Heroes" SymphonyPhilip Glass From The Music Of David Bowie & Brian Eno1997Album
Music For White CubeBrian Eno1997Album
"Heroes" SymphonyPhilip Glass From The Music Of David Bowie & Brian Eno1996Album
Generative Music IBrian Eno1996Album
SpinnerBrian Eno / Jah Wobble1995Album
Glitterbug (The Director's Cut)Derek Jarman, Brian Eno1994Single
Here Come The Warm Jets / Another Green World / Before And After ScienceBrian Eno1994Album
Wah WahJames / Brian Eno1994Album
Headcandy (Expanded Album)Brian Eno1994Album
1&2 SamplerBrian Eno1994Compil.
II: VocalBrian Eno1993Compil.
:Neroli: (Thinking Music Part IV)Brian Eno1993Album
"Low" SymphonyPhilip Glass From The Music Of David Bowie & Brian Eno1993Album
I: InstrumentalBrian Eno1993Compil.
The Shutov AssemblyBrian Eno1992Album
Ali ClickBrian Eno1992Album
Fractal ZoomBrian Eno1992Single
Nerve NetBrian Eno1992Album
Nerve Net SamplerBrian Eno1992Album
Live In London 1974 + Paris 1975Brian Eno & Robert Fripp1991Album
Words & Music From Wrong Way UpBrian Eno1991Album
Spinning AwayBrian Eno / John Cale1990Single
Been There Done ThatBrian Eno / John Cale1990Single
Symbols From The Magic DrumDavid Bickley, Brian Eno1990Single
Ring Of Fire / Shuffle Down To Woodbridge / Merry ChristmasBrian Eno / John Cale / House Of Freaks1990Single
One WordBrian Eno & John Cale1990Album
Wrong Way UpBrian Eno / John Cale1990Album
Brian Eno Wants You To Hear Something - A Band Called Hugo Largo And A New Album Called 'Mettle'Brian Eno / Hugo Largo1989Album
1989Brian Eno1989Compil.
TexturesBrian Eno1989Album
Another Green World - The Title Music Of ArenaBrian Eno1989Compil.
Mistaken Memories Of Mediaeval ManhattanBrian Eno1987Album
Be Kind To My Mistakes / ChemistryKate Bush / Brian Eno1987Single
GlintBrian Eno1986Single
Backwater / On Some Faraway BeachBrian Eno1986Single
More Blank Than FrankBrian Eno1986Compil.
Desert Island SelectionBrian Eno1986Compil.
Musique Pour Les Endroits SecretsBrian Eno1986Compil.
HybridMichael Brook With Brian Eno And Daniel Lanois1985Album
Old LandCluster & Brian Eno1985Compil.
Thursday AfternoonBrian Eno1985Album
Thursday AfternoonBrian Eno1984Single
The PearlHarold Budd / Brian Eno With Daniel Lanois1984Album
BegegnungenBrian Eno, Dieter Moebius, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Conny Plank1984Compil.
RaritiesBrian Eno1983Album
Music For Films Volume 2Brian Eno1983Album
Working Backwards: 1983-1973Brian Eno1983Compil.
Do You Remember? No I Don't.Roxy Music, Brian Eno1983Album
Apollo - Atmospheres & SoundtracksBrian Eno With Daniel Lanois & Roger Eno1983Album
Silver MorningBrian Eno With Daniel Lanois & Roger Eno1983Single
Ambient 4 (On Land)Brian Eno1982Album
My Life In The Bush Of GhostsBrian Eno - David Byrne1981Album
RegimentBrian Eno / David Byrne1981Single
Music For AirplayBrian Eno1981Compil.
The Jezebel SpiritBrian Eno - David Byrne1981Single
Fourth World Vol. 1 - Possible MusicsJon Hassell / Brian Eno1980Album
Ambient 3 (Day Of Radiance)Laraaji Produced By Brian Eno1980Album
Ambient 2 (The Plateaux Of Mirror)Harold Budd / Brian Eno1980Album
The Voice of Brian EnoBrian Eno1980Single
My Life In The Bush Of GhostsBrian Eno And David Byrne1980Album
Robert Sheckley's In A Land Of Clear ColorsBrian Eno & Peter Sinfield1979Album
Before And After Science / Here Come The Warm JetsBrian Eno1979Compil.
Floating In SequenceBrian Eno1979Album
Lion Sleeps Tonite (Wimoweh) / Seven Deadly FinsBrian Eno1979Single
King's Lead HatBrian Eno1978Single
After The HeatBrian Eno, Dieter Moebius, Hans-Joachim Roedelius1978Album
Ambient 1 (Music For Airports)Brian Eno1978Album
Music For Fans Vol. 1Brian Eno W. Robert Fripp1978Album
Cluster & EnoCluster & Brian Eno1977Album
Before And After ScienceBrian Eno1977Album
Music For FilmsBrian Eno1976Album
Another Green WorldBrian Eno1975Album
The Lion Sleeps TonightBrian Eno1975Single
Baby's On FireBrian Eno1975Single
Discreet MusicBrian Eno1975Album
Television With Bryan EnoTelevision with Brian Eno1974Album
June 1, 1974Kevin Ayers - John Cale - Brian Eno - Nico1974Album
Seven Deadly Finns/Later onBrian Eno1974Single
Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)Brian Eno1974Album
Third UncleBrian Eno1974Single
Seven Deadly FinnsBrian Eno1974Single
Here Come The Warm JetsBrian Eno1973Album
Begegnungen IIBrian Eno, Dieter Moebius, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Conny PlankCompil.
It's Time To ListenDavid Bowie / Brian EnoAlbum
Music For PalacesBrian EnoCompil.
MP3 CollectionBrian EnoAlbum
Коллекция Альбомов 1973-1998Brian EnoCompil.
Electronic HitsBrian Eno & Robert FrippCompil.
Textural AmbiguitiesBrian EnoAlbum
The LaecherlingDavid Bowie, Brian Eno, Iggy PopAlbum
Hans - Het Leven Voor De DoodHans Van Sweeden / Misha Mengelberg / Brian EnoCompil.
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