Stephen John "Steve" Osborne (born 1963) is a British record producer, living in Bath, England. He has worked with a wide variety of musicians, including Suede, the B-52s, A-ha, New Order, Elbow, U2,[1] Happy Mondays, Placebo, Gregory Porter, Doves, KT Tunstall, Vanessa Carlton, and Simple Minds.

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During the 1990s, Osborne was half of the Perfecto Records team,[citation needed] a production and remix collaboration with Paul Oakenfold; they worked with Happy Mondays,[2] U2, and other artists. He and Oakenfold were part of the 1990s dance music act Grace which existed from 1994 to 1997.

Osborne worked with Cat's Eyes on their critically acclaimed album, released in April 2011. At the 2012 Soundedit Festival in Poland, Osborne received the prestigious 'The Man with the Golden Ear' Award.

In 2000 as part of Perfecto, Osborne was replaced by Andy Gray who went on to remix Moby's "Natural Blues", U2's "Beautiful Day", and compose the music for Big Brother UK with Oakenfold under the name Elementfour.

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References edit

  1. ^ Kootnikoff, David (2012) Bono: A Biography, Greenwood, ISBN 978-0313355097, p. 171
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Biography: Paul Oakenfold". Allmusic. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Premiere: Vanessa Carlton – 'Nothing Where Something Used To Be' (Steve Osborne Remix)", Clash, 7 April 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2016
  4. ^ Bambarger, Bradley (2001) "New Order Get Ready", Billboard, 27 October 2001.
  5. ^ Verna, Paul (1997) "U2 Pop", Billboard, 15 March 1997, p. 63.

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