Chris Butler

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Chris Butler was born in 1949 in Chagrin Falls, OH, a suburb of Cleveland. While a sociology major at Kent State University in the early '70s, where he was among the student protestors fired upon by the…
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Year Album Artist
2016 Kubo and the Two Strings [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Dario Marianelli Screenplay
2015 Kylie Christmas Kylie Minogue Composer
2015 The Classic Christmas 80's Album Composer, Producer
2013 Greatest Ever! Electric Eighties Composer, Producer
2013 Just Desserts: The Complete Waitresses The Waitresses Composer, Group Member, Guitar, Guitars, Producer, Slipcover Concept, Tapes
2013 Now That's What I Call Christmas [2013] Composer
2012 My Christmas Album Composer
2012 Now That's What I Call Christmas Composer
2011 100 Christmas Composer
2010 Remixxer Bill Coleman Composer
2010 Thin Thin Line Kath Bloom Drums, Percussion
2010 Too Long in This Condition Alasdair Roberts Photography
2009 Greatest Christmas Collection [2009] Greatest Christmas Collection Composer
2008 Ironyard Revisited Rob Tognoni Engineer, Audio Engineer
2008 Miniatures One+Two: Two Sequences of Tiny Masterpieces from 1980 and 2000 Composer, Performer, Primary Artist
2008 Terror Kath Bloom Drums, Percussion
2008 Zima 2009: Dance Composer
2007 110 in the Shade [2007 Broadway Revival Cast] Audra McDonald Vocals
2007 Fred Claus [Original Movie Soundtrack] Composer
2007 Gold: New Wave Producer, Composer
2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Christmas Rock Classics Rockabye Baby! Composer
2007 Shine On... Sputnik Additional Personnel, Autoharp, Unknown Instrument
2007 The City Of Hate Tony Fortune Engineer, Mixing, Assistant Engineer
2007 The Sandinista! Project Drums
2006 Biggest New Rock Hits Composer
2006 Courage & Patience & Grit: In Concert Great Big Sea Photography
2006 Digital Rock Space Cowboy Composer
2006 Graciously: A Gulf Relief Compilation Composer
2006 Greatest Hits Jay-Z Composer
2006 Home: A Live Concert Recording with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Collective Soul Percussion
2006 Live from Hurrah's New York Composer
2006 Magnae Quassationes The Clerics Guitar, Group Member
2006 Makeshift Feelgood X-Press 2 A&R, Management
2005 Drew's Famous 60 Greatest: One Hit Wonders & Disco Songs Composer
2005 Finally Kath Bloom Drums
2005 Frame by Frame 7 Sharp 9 Composer
2005 Gathering 7 Sharp 9 Composer
2005 How Long Are You Staying Charlottefield Group Member
2005 Hurry Home Early: The Songs of Warren Zevon Bass
2005 I Want My New Wave Composer
2005 Joy to the World: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree Composer
2005 No CV My Computer Management
2005 Stand-Ins for Decibels: A Tribute to the Db's Guitar, Autoharp
2005 ZE Christmas Record Producer, Audio Production, Composer
2004 60 Greatest Party and One Hit Wonders Composer
2004 VH1: I Love the '80s Composer
2003 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Waitresses The Waitresses Producer, Guitar, Composer
2003 80's Greatest Hits Live Composer
2003 Home for the Holidays: Pop Favorites Composer
2003 Mutant Disco Producer, Composer
2003 Now That's What I Call Christmas!, Vol. 2: The Signature Collection Producer, Composer
2003 Teen Beat: Hit Machine and Teen Angel DJ's Choice Composer
2002 Chapter One: Greatest Hits Jay-Z Composer
2002 DJ's Choice Karaoke Teen Angel DJ's Choice Composer
2002 DJ's Choice: Best Friends DJ's Choice Composer
2002 DJ's Choice: Classic Rock Christmas DJ's Choice Composer
2002 Drew's Famous 30 Greatest One Hit Wonders Drew's Famous Composer
2002 FairMoore Jad Fair Main Personnel, Guitar
2002 Hit Me With Your 80's Box Producer, Composer
2002 Kidz Bop Christmas Kidz Bop Kids Composer
2002 The Museum of Me, Vol. 1 Chris Butler Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar (12 String), Spoons, Composer
2001 Alterno-Daze Composer
2001 Cover Doesn't Matter Richard Lloyd Drums
2001 Easy Life Chris Butler Primary Artist, Composer
2001 Fog Things Sort Sol Producer
2001 In a Perfect World... Rod Laver Vocals (Background), Bass
2001 R. Stevie Moore's Rock and Roll Circus Presents the Jinx R. Stevie Moore Drums
2001 Season's Greetings: 20th Century Masters/The Millennium Collection Composer
2001 Supernova Redline Bass
2001 Un Petit Goûter: The Best of Kilopop Kilopop Mixing, Primary Artist, Noise, Composer
2001 VH1: The Big 80's Christmas Composer
2000 Devil Glitch Chris Butler Primary Artist, Composer
2000 I Feel a Bit Normal Today Chris Butler Primary Artist, Composer
2000 Las Vegas Christmas Guitar
2000 Miniatures, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 More Vitamin C Composer
2000 Pure Whore The New Rob Robbies Guitar, Voices
2000 Sharing the Holidays: Christmas Time's a Rockin' Composer
2000 The Songs of Bruce Springsteen Autoharp, Percussion, Bass
2000 Ultimate Christmas Album, Vol. 5 Composer
2000 VH1: The Best of Where Are They Now Composer
2000 Writerscramp Breetles Drums (Snare), Vocals (Background)
1999 Disinformation Tin Huey Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1999 Encyclopediac Two Krystyna Olsiewicz Composer
1999 Modern Rock: Cutting Edge 80's Composer
1999 Smash Alternatives, Vol. 2 Producer, Composer
1999 The Best Christmas Album in the World Ever [1999] Composer
1999 The Tables Have Turned DJ Rectangle Composer
1998 CMJ the Year in Alternative Music 1982 Producer, Composer
1998 Class Reunion: The Greatest Hits of 1982 Composer
1998 Goodbye Spice Girls Composer
1998 It's Only a Dream Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Roots of Rock: New Wave Composer
1998 Sabrina the Teenage Witch [Original TV Soundtrack] Composer
1998 The Best Christmas Ever [1998] Composer
1997 Greatest Hits The Party Composer
1997 In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Jay-Z Composer
1997 King Biscuit Flower Hour The Waitresses Guitar, Composer
1997 Know Your Ghosts [EP] Tadpoles Drums
1997 One Step Up/Two Steps Back: The Songs of Bruce Springsteen Autoharp, 6-String Bass, Percussion
1997 Poptopia! Power Pop Classics of the '80s Producer
1997 Retro Lunchbox: Squeeze the Cheese Composer
1997 Senior Superlatives R. Stevie Moore Guitar
1997 Shades of Gray Six Ways To Sunday Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1996 Early Recordings Joan Osborne Producer, Guitar
1996 I Know What Boys Like Composer
1996 I Know What Boys Like, Pt. 1 Shampoo Composer
1996 Really? R. Stevie Moore Guitar, Composer
1996 Sounds of the Eighties: TV Themes of the '80s Composer
1996 TV Themes of the '80s Composer
1996 The Wilderness Years, Vol. 3 Chris Butler Primary Artist, Composer
1995 A Rock N' Roll Christmas Composer
1995 Alterno-Daze: Survival of the Fittest - '80s Composer
1995 Gag Me with a Spoon Composer
1995 Holiday in Dementia Dr. Demento Composer
1995 The Edge of Christmas Composer
1995 The Wilderness Years, Vol. 1 Chris Butler Primary Artist, Composer
1995 Trio/Quartet Earl Harvin Art Direction
1995 Tube Tunes, Vol. 2: The '70s & '80s Composer
1994 Just Can't Get Enough: New Wave Hits of the 80's, Vol. 5 Composer
1994 Punky But Chic...The American New Wave Composer
1994 The Best of '80s Rock, Vol. 3 Composer
1991 In the Meantime, In Between Time The Party Composer
1991 Mavericks Holsapple-Stamey Main Personnel, Tambourine
1991 The Best of Tracey Ullman [Rhino] Tracey Ullman Composer
1991 Whatcha Got a Gun For U Know Who Producer, Rap
1990 Blame the Victims Rage to Live Composer
1990 The Best of the Waitresses The Waitresses Compilation Producer, Liner Notes, Guitar, Composer
1990 The Trouble Tree Freedy Johnston Guest Artist, Producer, Guitar
1990 Zetrospective, Vol. 2: Hope Springs Eternal Composer
1989 Bar None Sampler, Vol. 2: Time for a Change Producer, Guitar
1987 Tiny Days Scruffy the Cat Producer
1986 Luxury Condos Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon Composer
1984 Like This The dB's Audio Production
1984 You Caught Me Out Tracey Ullman Composer
1983 Bruiseology The Waitresses Guitar, Composer
1983 Dagger & Guitar Sort Sol Producer
1982 Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? The Waitresses Composer
1979 Contents Dislodged During Shipment Tin Huey Composer
1978 Hopes & Fears The Art Bears Drums, Percussion, Noise, Drums (Electric)
1975 Fine Old Tom Tom Newman Drums, Pans, Pots
Blue Echo Bloom Engineer, Mixing
CMJ New Music, Vol. 109 Primary Artist
Christmas Record Producer
Greatest Christmas Collection: Pop Composer
If I Walked On Water Ted Hefko Engineer, Mixing
Lost Christmas, Vol. 2: Holiday Rarities Composer
Number One Christmas Album Composer
Red Echo Bloom Engineer, Mixing
Riot Grrrl Christmas Composer
Roots of Rock [3 CD] Composer
The Akron Compilation Producer, Performer, Primary Artist
The Paperbacks The Paperbacks Guitar
Throwback 1980's Composer
Ultimate Christmas Collection [Digital Distribution] Composer