Chris Hughes was born as Christopher Merrick Hughes in London, England on March 3, 1954. He is best known as drummer / music producer.
Chris was educated at Emanuel School in London. His career began with Adam and The Ants as drummer and producer of 'Kings of the Wild Frontier'. Yielding three hit singles, the distinctive sound of this highly influential album earned Chris 'Music Week's Producer of the Year' award.
Chris Hughes co-wrote Tears for Fears' hit song "Everybody Wants to Rule the World", and produced their first two albums, 'The Hurting' and the platinum selling album 'Songs from the Big Chair'. Chris Hughes also produced The Electric Soft Parade's debut album, 'Holes in the Wall', which was nominated for the Mercury Prize, and Propaganda's '1234'.
Chris Hughes was also a member of Dalek I Love You, is credited as LinnDrum programmer on Peter Gabriel's single, Shock the Monkey and co-produced Gabriel's Red Rain.
Chris Hughes has worked with many artists including: Adam and the Ants, Tears For Fears, Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel, Wang Chung, Tom McRae, Electric Soft Parade, Howard Jones, Lloyd Cole, Jon Bon Jovi, Tori Amos and The Tearjerkers.