Hugh Charles PADGHAM

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1955-02-15
Education The Beacon Sch Chesham Bois, St Edward's Sch Oxford
Books & Publications
Recreations motor racing, tennis, cricket, skiing
Clubs N/A
Style Hugh Padgham, Esq
Career asst Advision Studios 1974-75, engr/asst Lansdowne Studios 1975-77, engr Townhouse Studios 1977-80, record prodr and engr 1980-; owner Sofa Sound Studio (recording studio); produced and engineered: Split Enz' Conflicting Emotions (A&M 1980) and Time and Tide (A&M 1982), The Police's Ghost in The Machine (A&M 1981, Platinum disc) and Synchronicity (A&M 1983, Platinum disc), Phil Collins' Face Value (Virgin 1983, 6 Platinum discs), No Jacket Required (Virgin 1985, Platinum disc), Hello I Must Be Going (Virgin 1988, Platinum disc) and But Seriously (Virgin 1989, 8 Platinum discs), Genesis' Genesis (Virgin 1983, 2 Platinum discs) and Invisible Touch (Virgin 1986, 4 Platinum discs), XTC's English Settlement (Virgin 1983, Silver disc), Human League's Hysteria (Virgin 1984, Gold disc), David Bowie's Tonight (EMI 1985, Gold disc), Paul Young's Between Two Fires (CBS 1986, Platinum disc), Paul McCartney's Press To Play (Parlaphone 1988, Gold disc), tracks from Julia Fordham's Porcelain (Circa 1989, Silver disc) and Julia Fordham (Circa 1988, Gold disc), Sting's The Soul Cages (A&M 1991) and Ten Summoner's Tales (A&M 1993), Melissa Etheridge's Yes I Am (Island 1993, Grammy 1995), Billy Pilgrim's (debut album, Atlantic 1994), Melissa Etheridge's Your Little Secret (Island Records 1995), Phil Collins' Dance into the Light (Atlantic/EW 1996), Bee Gees' 3 Tracks (A&M 1996), Beth Hart Band's Immortal (Lava/143 Records 1996), Sting's Mercury Falling (A&M 1996), Clannad's Lore (BMG/Atlantic 1996), Miyazawa's Sixteenth Moon (EMI Japan 1997), Kami Lyle's Blue Cinderella (MCA USA 1997); engineered: XTC's Drums and Wires (Virgin 1979) and Black Sea (Virgin 1980), Genesis' Abacab (Virgin 1983, Gold disc), Peter Gabriel's The Third (Virgin 1986, Gold disc); mixed and produced McFly debut album 2003-04; mixed numerous singles/tracks incl: Hall and Oates' H2O (RCA 1982, Platinum disc), Sting's Nothing Like The Sun (A&M 1987, Platinum disc), Phil Collins' In The Air Tonight (Virgin 1988 remix, Gold disc), remix of Joan Armatrading's Love & Affection (A&M 1991), Trisha Yearwood's Walkaway Joe (MCA Int 1994), Self's Breakfast with Girls (Dreamworks/Spongebath 1998), McFly's Room on the Third Floor (debut album 2004, 2 Platinum discs), Islands in the Stream (Mercury 2009, Comic Relief single feat stars from Gavin and Stacy, Sir Tom Jones and Robin Gibb); worked with various other artists incl: Mansun, Sheryl Crow, Tin Machine, Psychedelic Furs, Robbie Nevil, Kim Richey, Mark Joseph, The Tragically Hip; Awards Best British Producer Music Week Awards 1985 and 1990, Producer of the Year and Album of the Year Grammy Awards 1985, Best Producer nomination BPI Awards 1985 and 1986, Brit Awards Best Single 1989, Record of the Year Grammy Award 1990, Best Engineer Grammy Awards 1994, Billboard Tribute 1997
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