FACTOID # 22: South Dakota has the highest employment ratio in America, but the lowest median earnings of full-time male employees.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Chris Lowe
Chris Lowe (left) with collaborator Neil Tennant (right)
Chris Lowe (left) with collaborator Neil Tennant (right)

Christopher Sean Lowe (born on October 4, 1959 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England) is an English musician, who, with his colleague Neil Tennant, makes up the successful pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys. Image File history File linksMetadata Petshop225. ... Neil Tennant (right) with collaborator Chris Lowe (left) Neil Francis Tennant (born July 10, 1954 in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England) is an English musician, who, with his colleague Chris Lowe, makes up the successful pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Blackpool is a seaside town in north-western England. ... Lancashire is a county in North West England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... Neil Tennant (right) with collaborator Chris Lowe (left) Neil Francis Tennant (born July 10, 1954 in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England) is an English musician, who, with his colleague Chris Lowe, makes up the successful pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The duet, by Hendrik ter Brugghen A duet is a musical composition or piece for two performers, most often used for a vocal or piano duet. ... The capitalization of song titles in this article may be disputed. ...

Childhood

He attended the Arnold School (then named Arnold House School), a private school in his home town of Blackpool. While there, Lowe played trombone in a seven piece dance band called One Under The Eight, who played old-time popular favourites like "Hello Dolly", "La Bamba", and "Moon River". Lowe's grandfather had been a successful trombonist and was a member of comedy jazz troupe The Nitwits. Lowe became a skilled pianist and debuted as keyboard player in the progressive rock band, Stallion. Arnold School is a public school located in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family. ... One of the most famous Broadway showtunes ever written, Hello, Dolly! is the title song of the popular 1964 musical Hello, Dolly!. The music and lyrics were written by Jerry Herman who also wrote the scores for many other popular musicals including Mame and La Cage aux Folles. ... La Bamba is a traditional song created in the Mexican state of Veracruz over 300 years ago. ... Moon River is a song composed by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini in 1961. ... A trombonist is a musician who plays the trombone. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form that originated around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in African American musical styles blended with Western music technique and theory. ... Pianist Claudio Arrau, Carnegie Hall, 1954. ... A keyboardist is a musician who plays keyboard instruments. ... Rock group (or later rock band) is a generic name to describe a group of musicians specializing in a particular form of electronically amplified music. ...


Later life

Lowe studied architecture at University of Liverpool from 1978. During a work placement in 1981 at a London architectural practice, he designed a staircase for an industrial estate in Milton Keynes. It was during this work placement that he met Neil Tennant in an electrical retailer on the Kings Road in London. The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... The University of Liverpool is a university in the city of Liverpool, England in the United Kingdom. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Spiral (double helix) stairway in the Vatican Museum Stairs, staircase, stairway, stairwell, and flight of stairs are all names for a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. ... An industrial park (or industrial estate in British English) is an area of land set aside for industrial development. ... Milton Keynes is a large town (locally known as a city) in northern Buckinghamshire, in South East England, about 45 miles/75 km north-west of London, and roughly halfway between London and Birmingham. ... Neil Tennant (right) with collaborator Chris Lowe (left) Neil Francis Tennant (born July 10, 1954 in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England) is an English musician, who, with his colleague Chris Lowe, makes up the successful pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys. ... Kings Road is a major east-west street in Londons Chelsea. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ...


In 1995 he had a cameo in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... Neighbours is a long-running Australian soap opera, which began airing in March 1985. ...


Although Lowe has not been involved in many solo projects, in 1993 he wrote and produced the track "Do The Right Thing" for the footballer, Ian Wright. The song featured backing vocals by the long-time Pet Shop Boys backing singer, Sylvia Mason-James and the single featured remixes by Rollo. In 2004 Lowe, using the alias "Blockhead," wrote what is best described as a chill out track called "Blockhead" that was featured on a "Café Mambo" chill-out compilation. He has also written the music for a song featured in the revival of Bent at the Trafalgar studios in Whitehall in 2006. In music, solo means to play or sing alone. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes . ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... For the host of Globe Trekker (Pilot Guides), see Ian Wright (traveller). ... Sylvia Mason-James with Pet Shop Boys Chris Lowe Sylvia Mason-James is a British singer who has worked extensively as a backing vocalist and solo artist. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Rollo Armstrong (born in London) is a part of the music producers/remixers team Rollo and Sister Bliss and older brother to Dido, whom he helped to write and produce the multi-million selling albums No Angel and Life For Rent. ... Poster for the Royal National Theatre production of Bent Bent is a 1979 play (which starred Richard Gere in its original production) by Martin Sherman that was adapted into a 1997 movie by director Sean Mathias. ... Whitehall, London, looking south towards the Houses of Parliament. ...


External links

Pet Shop Boys
Neil Tennant | Chris Lowe
Discography
Albums: Please | Actually | Introspective | Behaviour | Very | Bilingual | Nightlife | Release | Fundamental
Soundtracks and scores: Closer to Heaven (Original Cast Recording) | Battleship Potemkin
Remix albums: Disco | Disco 2 | Disco 3
Compilations: Discography: The Complete Singles Collection | Alternative | PopArt: The Hits
Live: Concrete
Related Articles
Other projects: It Couldn't Happen Here | Results | Spaghetti Records | Closer to Heaven | Back to Mine: Pet Shop Boys
This box: view  talk  edit

  Results from FactBites:
 
Dr. Chris Lowe (247 words)
Chris Lowe Sr., was educated in the Richmond County public school system, graduating from Lucy C. Laney High in 1965.
Dr. Lowe was licensed to preach in 1979 and ordained to the gospel ministry in 1981 at the Central African Baptist Church.
Dr. Lowe is presently serving as Sunday School Coordinator of the Parade of Quartets; and also broadcasts a study on the Sunday School lesson on WKZK radio (Augusta, Ga.) every Sunday morning from 8 - 8:30 a.m.
Chris Lowe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (327 words)
Lowe's grandfather had been a successful trombonist and was a member of comedy jazz troupe The Nitwits.
Lowe became a skilled pianist and debuted as keyboard player in the progressive rock band, Stallion.
Lowe studied architecture at University of Liverpool from 1978.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m