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Christopher Cross (nama lahir: Christopher Charles Geppert; lahir di San Antonio, Texas, Amerika Serikat, 3 Mei 1951; umur 68 tahun) adalah penyanyi dan penulis lagu berkebangsaan Amerika Serikat dari San Antonio, Texas. Cross memenangkan lima Grammy Awards untuk album debutnya yang dirilis pada tahun 1979. Lagu singel "Sailing" (1980), dan "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" (dari film 1981 Arthur) meraih peringkat pertama tangga lagu Billboard Hot 100.[1][2][3] "Sailing" meraih tiga Grammy pada 1981, sementara "Arthur's Theme" memenangkan Oscar untuk Best Original Song pada 1981 (dengan co-komposer Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, dan Peter Allen).

Christopher Cross
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Latar belakang
Nama lahirChristopher Charles Geppert
Lahir3 Mei 1951 (umur 68)
San Antonio, Texas, Amerika Serikat
Genre
PekerjaanPenyanyi dan penulis lagu
Instrumen
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Tahun aktif1971–sekarang
Label
Artis terkait
Situs webchristophercross.com

DiskografiSunting

Album studioSunting

Year Album Label Chart positions Certifications

(sales thresholds)
AUS

[4]
CAN

[5]
GER

[6]
JPN

[7][8]
NLD

[9]
NZ

[10]
SWE

[11]
UK

[12]
US

[13]
1979 Christopher Cross Warner Bros. 6 26 18 14 16 14 6
1983 Another Page 6 23 2 1 7 9 12 4 11
  • RIAA: Gold
  • BPI: Gold
1985 Every Turn of the World 44 27 34 37 127
1988 Back of My Mind 45 27 93 49
1993 Rendezvous CMC 96
1995 Window 91
1998 Walking in Avalon
2000 Red Room
2007 A Christopher Cross Christmas Ear
2008 The Café Carlyle Sessions
2010 Christmas Time Is Here
2011 Doctor Faith 48
2013 A Night in Paris
2014 Secret Ladder Christopher Cross Records
2017 Take Me As I Am

Album kompilasiSunting

  • 1991: The Best of Christopher Cross (WEA)
  • 1999: Greatest Hits Live (CMC)
  • 2001: Definitive Christopher Cross (Warner Bros./Asia)
  • 2002: The Very Best of Christopher Cross (Warner Bros.)
  • 2011: Crosswords: The Best of Christopher Cross (101 Distribution)

Lagu temaSunting

SingelSunting

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications

(sales thresholds)
Album
CAN

[14]
GER

[15]
IRE

[16]
NED

[17]
NOR

[18]
AUS

[4]
NZ

[19]
SWI

[20]
UK

[21]
US U.S.<br id="mwAh0"><br>AC
1980 "Ride Like the Wind" 3 25 31 69 2 24 Christopher Cross
"Sailing" 1 21 18 46 8 48 1 10
"Never Be the Same" 25 42 41 15 1
"Say You'll Be Mine" 33 20 15
"Mary Ann" (Japan only) Single only
1981 "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" 2 7 1 13 10 6 7 1 1
  • RIAA: Gold
Arthur (soundtrack)
1983 "All Right" 13 23 14 16 5 30 44 5 51 12 3 Another Page
"No Time for Talk" 33 10
"Think of Laura" 9 100 9 1
1984 "A Chance for Heaven" (swimming theme from 1984 Summer Olympics) 76 16 The Official Music Of The XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984
1985 "Charm the Snake" 68 Every Turn of the World
"Every Turn of the World"
1986 "Love Is Love (In Any Language)"
"Loving Strangers" 94 27 Nothing in Common (soundtrack)
1988 "Swept Away" Back of My Mind
"I Will (Take You Forever)" (with Frances Ruffelle) 47 41
1993 "In the Blink of an Eye" (Germany only) 51 Rendezvous (Germany & Japan only)
"Nothing Will Change" (Germany only)
"Is There Something" (Germany only)
1994 "Been There, Done That" (Germany only) 55 Window (Germany & Japan only)
"Wild, Wild West" (Germany only)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Penampilan lainnyaSunting

  • 1974: Electromagnets, (with Eric Johnson) - "Motion"
  • 1981: Chris Christian, (Boardwalk Records) - "Don't Give Up on Us" (guitar solo)
  • 1982: Long Time Friends, Alessi Brothers - "Forever" (background vocals)
  • 1985: Soul Kiss, Olivia Newton-John - "You Were Great, How Was I?" (background vocals)
  • 1985: Crazy from the Heat, David Lee Roth - "California Girls" (background vocals)
  • 1988: Brian Wilson, Brian Wilson - "Night Time" (background vocals)
  • 1989: Christmas at My House, Larry Carlton - "Ringing the Bells of Christmas"
  • 1991: Love Can Do That, Elaine Paige - "Same Train"
  • 1994: Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume III - "Arthur's Theme" (live version)[22]
  • 1996: Venus Isle, Eric Johnson - "Lonely in the Night" (background vocals)
  • 1996: On Air, Alan Parsons - "So Far Away"
  • 1998: Imagination, Brian Wilson (special edition "Words and Music" bonus disc) - "In My Room"
  • 2001: A Gathering of Friends, Michael McDonald - "Ride Like the Wind"
  • 2001: When It All Goes South, Alabama - "Love Remains"
  • 2004: Confidential, Peter White - "She's in Love"
  • 2006: Skylark, Gigi Mackenzie - "That's All"
  • 2008: Soundstage: America Live in Chicago - "Lonely People", "A Horse with No Name"
  • 2013: Train Keeps a Rolling, Jeff Golub - "How Long"
  • 2013: Imagination of You, Eric Johnson - "Imagination of You"

PenghargaanSunting

Referensi:[27][28][29]

NominasiSunting

  • Primetime Emmy Awards, 1988 - Prestasi Luar Biasa dalam Musik dan Lirik, Growing Pains (1985) episode Aloha - "Swept Away" [30]

ReferensiSunting

  1. ^ "Christopher Cross - Chart history". Billboard. Diakses tanggal August 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ "New York Times". January 18, 2007. Diakses tanggal October 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ Holden, Stephen (April 17, 2008). "New York Times". Diakses tanggal October 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. Note: This reference gives Australian albums and singles information. It is used for chart peak positions as the early albums were released before ARIA regulated the Australian charts itself (1989)
  5. ^ "Canadian Albums peaks". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Diakses tanggal May 17, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Album Search: Christopher Cross" (dalam bahasa German). Media Control. Diakses tanggal May 20, 2011. 
  7. ^ Okamoto, Satoshi (2006). Oricon Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970–2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. ISBN 4-87131-077-9. 
  8. ^ "クリストファー・クロスのCDアルバムランキング-ORICON STYLE". oricon.co.jp (dalam bahasa Japanese). Original Confidence. Diakses tanggal August 8, 2011. Note: Reference indicates chart positions from 1988 onwards, and part of the information are currently unavailable
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl Christopher Cross discography". Hung Medien. MegaCharts. Diakses tanggal August 8, 2011. 
  10. ^ "chart.org.nz Christopher Cross discography". Hung Medien. RIANZ. Diakses tanggal August 8, 2011. 
  11. ^ "swedishcharts.com – Discography Christopher Cross". Diakses tanggal November 3, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Chart Stats – Christopher Cross". Diakses tanggal November 3, 2010. 
  13. ^ "allmusic ((( Christopher Cross > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". allmusic.com. Billboard 200. Diakses tanggal August 10, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Canadian Top Singles peaks". Diakses tanggal May 17, 2018. 
  15. ^ "Home - Offizielle Deutsche Charts". Officialcharts.de. Diakses tanggal May 17, 2018. 
  16. ^ "Search for Irish peaks". Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal August 30, 2012. Diakses tanggal August 25, 2012. 
  17. ^ 40, Stichting Nederlandse Top. "Christopher Cross". Top40.nl. Diakses tanggal May 17, 2018. 
  18. ^ Hung, Steffen. "norwegiancharts.com - Norwegian charts portal". norwegiancharts.com. Diakses tanggal May 17, 2018. 
  19. ^ "New Zealand peaks". Diakses tanggal April 24, 2019. 
  20. ^ "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". hitparade.ch. Diakses tanggal April 24, 2019. 
  21. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (edisi ke-19th). London: Guinness World Records Limited. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  22. ^ "Grammy's Greatest Moments, Volume III: Various Artists". Amazon.com. Diakses tanggal November 23, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Arthur's Theme" Wins Original Song: 1982 Oscars-YouTube
  24. ^ Zach Schonfeld (February 15, 2016), The Most Ridiculous 'Album of the Year' Winners in Grammy History, Newsweek, diakses tanggal December 13, 2016 
  25. ^ Grammy Album of the Year winners 1959 – 2018-The Telegraph
  26. ^ Best New Artists Who Also Won Album Of The Year|GRAMMY.com
  27. ^ Christopher Cross|Artist|www.grammy.com
  28. ^ 23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards|1980|Grammy.com
  29. ^ 23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards|GRAMMY.com
  30. ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards: Awards for 1988". Internet Movie Database.