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Chris Falson

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Chris Falson

Chris Falson
Guitarist/Songwriter/Producer (Chris Falson and The Amazing Stories, The Platters, The Ink Spots)

Chris worked in Australia as a studio singer and musician, record producer, stage actor, songwriter, vacuum cleaner salesman, janitor, store man and packer, record label executive and worship leader before moving to LA in 1993. Chris also wrote music for TV, documentary films, stage plays and radio jingles as well as playing guitar on tour for artists such as Tiny Tim, The Platters, The Ink Spots, John Farnham and Andrew Lloyd Webbers Sydney production of Cats.

In 1986 he attended the School of Creative Arts and subsequently became involved in the worship music awakening ‘down under’. He was soon leading and writing worship songs for congregations and Church movements across Australia and in 1987 he was ordained as a music minister at CCC Oxford Falls.

From 1988 to 1992 Chris was a member of the Totally Radical band along with Geoff Bullock, Darlene Zschech and Russell Fragar leading worship for the Youth Alive events in Sydney. Chris also produced albums for the Seam of Gold label including ‘Stand’ and ‘War’. In 1992 Chris released his self-titled album on Broken Records with the single ‘Good People’ receiving steady airplay on mainstream radio across America.

After moving to LA 1993 he joined Maranatha Music as a songwriter and producer, writing, playing, arranging and singing on two projects: Standing on the Rock in '93 and Pure Joy in 1994. Subsequently he was invited to lead worship in Denver for World Youth Day to honor Pope John Paul’s visit to The United States.

1995 saw the first release by Chris Falson and The Amazing Stories (musicians and singers from the bands of Andre Crouch, Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Micheal Jackson, Mariah Carey and the soundtrack to Disney’s The Lion King), with a live CD and video reprising some of Chris's better-known songs, including "All Honor", "Standing on the Rock", "Come To the Waters" and "I See The Lord."

From 1994 to 1998 Chris wrote songs, played guitar and led worship with the Maranatha! Promise Keepers Band in 30 stadium events across America. In 1997, along with Delirious? Matt Redman and Noel Richards, Chris participated in the Champion concert at Wembley Stadium, London.

In 1997 Chris formed a new label "The Orchard" to focus on worship evangelism resources. He has since released 2 CD’s "A Tree by the Water" and "For Dreamers Only" and a ‘how to’ book for the worship leader entitled "Planted by the Water".

His new album "The Quiet" was released in October 2000.