|BT & Christian Burns announced their new band All Hail The Silence|
|07 March 2012|
Given his enviable resume and illustrious fifteen+ year career, it is difficult to imagine that platinum-selling artist, visionary producer, film composer and technologist BT may only now be beginning to create the best work of his career. An internationally-renowned recording artist himself, he is trusted by superstars such as Sting, Britney Spears, Sarah McLachlan, Tori Amos, Madonna, Seal and Peter Gabriel to produce modernist and memorable hits, with a bleeding-edge electronic flair. He has composed unforgettable scores for films The Fast and the Furious, Go, Stealth and Oscar-award winning Monster. With his latest two-hour, double-disk opus, These Hopeful Machines, BT definitively weaves both the technical prowess and compositional mastery that reminds us all why he’s the composer that all other composers and producers study.
It might not be entirely truthful to say Christian was born to be a star, but it isn’t that far off. Musically inclined, Christian quickly picked up the guitar, getting tips from dad. Around the age of fourteen, Christian realized he could not only sing, but sing well. He played in a few school-age bands, and in his early 20s found some like-minded friends and formed BB Mak. The three singer/songwriters went on to sell 3 million records worldwide, tour all over the world, appear on countless National television shows, and see their first smash single, “Back Here,” reach #1 on the American radio charts, #1 in Japan, and win accolades such as SONG OF THE YEAR from ASCAP and PRS’ Most Played Song of the Year.
Meeting BT while on tour in Budapest with Tiësto led to more work, with Christian co – writing “Suddenly” the lead track off of BT’s Grammy nominated These Hopeful Machines, as well as the #1 dance track “The Emergency” and “Forget Me” off the same album. As doors continued to open, Christian teamed up with Armin van Buuren, the #1 ranked DJ in the world, and together they wrote “This Light Between Us,” featured on Armin’s Mirage album. Their partnership was such a success, and the song such a smash for the DJ hitting the #1 spot in multiple countries, that Armin invited Christian on tour with him in 2010 through 2011.
Today they announced new band called All Hail The Silence:
"Today I would like to officially announce: BT and I have started a band. We've made a record that sounds like it fell out of 1983. We made this record in a basement in Baltimore not a computer in sight. Step sequencers/modulars inspired by heroes Depeche/Yaz/Human League." Get 1st track 'The Looking Glass' for a tweet or Facebook share.
Watch video for their 2011 track "Suddenly":
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