Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak

 

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Christopher Joseph Isaak (born June 26, 1956)[1][2] is an American rock musician and occasional actor. He is best known for his hit "Wicked Game," as well as the popular hit songs "Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing" and "Somebody's Crying." He is renowned for his signature 1950s rock & roll style and crooner sound, as well as his soaring falsetto and reverb-laden music. He is closely associated with film director David Lynch, who has used his music in numerous films and gave him a large role in the film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. His songs generally focus on the themes of love, loss, and heartbreak. With a career spanning four decades, he has amassed a total of 12 studio albums, and has accumulated numerous award nominations and tours. He has been called the Roy Orbison of the 1990s, and is often also compared to Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, and Duane Eddy.[3]

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Chris Isaak Christmas Live on Soundstage
Album
Chris Isaak Christmas Live on Soundstage is an album by musical artist Chris Isaak, released on November 10, 2017.
Eyes Wide Shut
 
Eyes Wide Shut is a 1999 erotic drama film directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick.
Wicked Game
 
"Wicked Game" is a song by American rock musician Chris Isaak, released from his third studio album Heart Shaped World (1989).
The Silence of the Lambs
 
The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American horror-thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn.

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Popular Albums21

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Popular Songs5

Song Appearances & References8

Popular Live Albums1

Films5

Minor Film Appearances & References10

TV Shows22

Book References & Influences2

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Other Music-Related Relationships10

Other Film-Related Relationships1

Personal & Professional Relationships3

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Spotify - Albums & Singles30

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Upcoming Concerts15

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Throwback Thursday: Chris Isaak Plays ‘Wicked Game’ on ‘Unplugged’
  –  April 5, 2018
This nugget from Chris Isaak has become inescapable, it seems, popping up on commercials, on soundtracks, and set lists and albums of all sorts of different artists through the years. But it’s genuinely cool: so mysterious, moody, sultry, and evocative!
Chris Isaak returning to Bend in June
  –  April 5, 2018
Chris Isaak is bringing his wicked game back to Bend. The rockabilly- and surf-influenced singer-songwriter will perform at the Athletic Club of Bend on June 21 as part of the Clear Summer Nights concert series. Isaak emerged with his 1985 debut album ...
Theory of a Deadman Cover Chris Isaak’s ‘Wicked Game’ in New Video
  –  April 4, 2018
Theory of a Deadman, or Theory as they have been occasionally billing themselves of late, have covered the Chris Isaak classic "Wicked Game" for their Wake Up Call album and the band has just issued a new "visualizer" clip for the song that can be seen in ...
THEORY OF A DEADMAN Releases Video For Cover Of CHRIS ISAAK's 'Wicked Game'
  –  April 4, 2018
"Wake Up Call" follows 2014's "Savages", which earned THEORY their second consecutive Top 10 album on the Billboard 200 and third consecutive #1 on Billboard's Hard Rock Albums chart. THEORY is set to kick off a U.S. headline tour on May 15 in New Haven ...
Chris Isaak a man of many voices
  –  April 4, 2018
Bay Area rockabilly revivalist Chris Isaak is proud of his latest release, “First Comes the Night,” which he recorded mostly in Nashville with country producers Dave Cobb and Paul Worley. It features some of the strongest work in his three-decade ...

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