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Christian Burns

Christian Burns
Christian Anthony Burns
Born (1974-01-18) 18 January 1974 (age 45)
Wigan, England
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • Vocals
  • guitar
WebsiteOfficial website

Christian Anthony Burns (born 18 January 1974)[1] is an English singer and songwriter. He is the son of Tony Burns of The Signs, a Liverpool-based rock band signed to Decca Records in the 1960s.


Burns was a member of the popular British band BBMak, along with Mark Barry and Stephen McNally. The group sold nearly three million albums worldwide and had a top 5 single with "Back Here", in the UK. In the United States, "Back Here" reached number 1 in the charts and received heavy video play on MTV and TRL.

In 2003, the band broke up, and all the members went on to pursue solo careers. Since then Burns has been collaborating with other artists and dance projects. In 2007, he worked with Tiësto on the track "In the Dark", for the album Elements of Life. He collaborated with Tiësto again on the track entitled "Power of You", where Tiësto used the alias Allure.

He has also collaborated with Benny Benassi, on the song "Love and Motion", and American singer Jes Brieden on the song "As We Collide".

He is featured heavily on electronic musician BT's 2010 album These Hopeful Machines, co-writing the songs "Suddenly", "The Emergency", and "Forget Me". He provides lead vocals on "Suddenly" and backing vocals on "The Emergency" and "Forget Me".

He also collaborated with Richard Durand on "Night & Day", and with Armin van Buuren on "This Light Between Us", taken from his album Mirage. Other collaborations include tracks by Matt Darey, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Dirty South.

Burns' debut solo album is called Simple Modern Answers and was released on 25 October 2013.[2][3]

In 2012, Burns began a collaboration with BT on a single entitled All Hail the Silence, eventually leading to a full studio album initially set for release in the late summer or fall of 2012, but was postponed until after both are done with their solo albums.[4] All Hail the Silence and the subsequent album are notable in that they were created using analog synthesizers without the aid of a computer.[5] On 21 July 2014, Transeau and Burns announced that their band would be touring with Erasure in the fall of 2014 for the album The Violet Flame.[6] On August 24, 2016, the band announced that they would release a limited edition colored 12" vinyl collectible extended play entitled AHTS-001 with Shopify on September 19, 2016.[7] On September 28, 2018, the band released their first official single, "Diamonds in the Snow", along with its accompanying music video.[8] The band's first album, Daggers, is was released on January 18, 2019.[9][10]

In 2016, Burns, instrumentalist Jonathan Radford Mead and drummer Ash Soan formed a band called The Blind Love. Their first song, "Without You", was released and premiered on the episode "Coming Home Was a Mistake" on the television series The Vampire Diaries.[11] Their next song, "Run (Where the Lights Are)", premiered on November 30, 2016 on the episode "Interference" for the television series Frequency. A third song, "Wild Horses", was released on April 2, 2018.[12] Their first extended play was released on May 14, 2018.[13] The second extended play was released on August 13, 2018.[14]

Burns is also working on a solo album to be released by Black Hole Recordings in 2018.[15] He recently reunited with members Barry and McNally for a tour and a new BBMak album in 2019.[16]





As lead artist

Year Song Chart Positions Album
2012 "Bullet" (Christian Burns & Stefan Dabruck) - Simple Modern Answers
"As We Collide" (Christian Burns, Paul Oakenfold & Jes) -
2013 "Perfectly" (Christian Burns with Maison & Dragen) -
"One Thousand Suns" (Christian Burns with Chicane and Ferry Corsten) -
"We Are Tonight" (Christian Burns & Paul van Dyk) -
2014 "Frozen Heart (Big Room Mix)" (Christian Burns & Marco V) -
2016 "Bright Enough to See You" - Non-album single
2018 "You're Not Alone" - TBA
2019 "Fire + Ice" -

As featured artist

Date Song Chart Positions Album
16 April 2007 "In the Dark" (Tiësto featuring Christian Burns) 133 Elements of Life
29 September 2008 "Something About You" (Inhaler featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
22 November 2008 "Power of You" (Allure featuring Christian Burns) - In Search of Sunrise 7: Asia
12 January 2010 "Suddenly" (BT featuring Christian Burns) - These Hopeful Machines
2 August 2010 "Night & Day" (Richard Durand featuring Christian Burns) - Wide Awake
14 June 2010 "Forget Me" (BT featuring Christian Burns) - These Hopeful Machines
28 September 2010 "The Emergency" (BT featuring Christian Burns) -
12 November 2010 "This Light Between Us" (Armin van Buuren featuring Christian Burns) - Mirage, Simple Modern Answers
28 February 2011 "Tokyo Cries" (Glenn Morrison featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
12 September 2011 "On the Wire" (Allure featuring Christian Burns) - Kiss from the Past
13 March 2012 "Silver Splits the Blue" (Manufactured Superstars & Jeziel Quintela featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
26 May 2014 "Still In Love" (Bobina featuring Christian Burns) - Uplifting
11 August 2014 "Paralyzed" (BT and Tritonal featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
15 September 2014 "We Are the Ones" (Twoloud featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
23 February 2015 "Miracles" (Andrew Rayel featuring Christian Burns) - Find Your Harmony
23 February 2015 "In the Dark (Remixes)" (Tiësto featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
17 July 2015 "Who I Am" (Benny Benassi and Marc Benjamin featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
7 August 2015 "Where the Lights Are" (Arston featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
7 September 2015 "Skin & Bones" (Swanky Tunes featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
25 August 2016 "Brightheart" (Giuseppe Ottaviani & Christian Burns) - Non-album single
6 October 2016 "All I See Is You" (Omnia featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
16 December 2016 "One More Time" (Alexander Popov & Christian Burns) - Non-album single
28 July 2017 "One More Time (Remixes)" (Alexander Popov & Christian Burns) - Non-album single
1 September 2017 "Planet Earth" (Yan Space featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
6 October 2017 "In the Dark (First State Remix)" (Tiësto featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single
18 February 2019 "Supersonic" (Swanky Tunes featuring Christian Burns) - Non-album single

Other appearances

Date Song Album
27 May 2008 "Love and Motion" (Benny Benassi featuring Christian Burns) Rock 'n' Rave
17 June 2011 "Neon Hero" (Armin van Buuren featuring Christian Burns) Mirage - The Remixes
7 March 2012 "Looking Glass" (All Hail the Silence - a collaboration between Christian Burns and BT) AHTS-001
16 August 2013 "Love Divine" (BT, Stefan Dabruck and Christian Burns) A Song Across Wires
16 June 2014 "Shimmer" (Tiësto featuring Christian Burns) A Town Called Paradise
11 July 2014 "Only Sky" (Conjure One featuring Christian Burns) Holoscenic
25 January 2015 "Photograph" (Chicane featuring Christian Burns) The Sum of Its Parts
3 November 2017 "Find You" (with Ryan Farish) Primary Colors
"Safe in This Place" (with Ryan Farish)

The Bleachworks

  • 12 October 2009 - "Gravity"
  • 4 March 2010 - "Breakdown" (free download)
  • 9 September 2010 - "Save This City" (as Phonic Funk featuring The Bleachworks)
  • 11 April 2011 - "It's Ok" (as Jason Herd featuring The Bleachworks)


  • 30 December 2005 - Sky High - "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"
  • 21 November 2006 - Little Athens - "Tranquilized" (Inhaler featuring Christian Burns)


  1. ^ Associated Press (18 January 2007). "Today in History - Jan. 18". Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Christian Burns announces debut album". Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ "CHRISTIAN BURNS 'Simple Modern Answers' Now in Pre-Order". Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "Looking Glass - All Hail the Silence". I Can Give You House. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ Burns, Christian. "Christian Burns Homepage". Archived from the original on 20 June 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ "All Hail the Silence Debut Tour with Erasure This Fall". Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ "PRE PURCHASE Limited Edition Coloured 12" Vinyl Collectable AHTS 001 EP".
  8. ^ Roumeliotis (September 28, 2018). "Diamonds in the Snow // All Hail the Silence". YouTube. Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ "All Hail The Silence (BT + Christian Burns) Share "Diamonds In The Snow" Video/Announce New Album '? (Daggers)' Out January 18th". Dubiks. October 4, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ Graff, Gary (September 28, 2018). "All Hail the Silence Tap Old-School Analog Synths for 'Diamonds In the Snow': Video Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ Roumeliotis, Tina (November 18, 2016). "[LISTEN] THE BLIND LOVE - "WITHOUT YOU"". The Daily Listening. Retrieved 2016.
  12. ^ "The Blind Love: Official Website".
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  14. ^ "The Blind Love - EP2". Discogs.
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