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Bob Clearmountain
American record producer

Bob Clearmountain

Bob Clearmountain
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Intro American record producer
Is Record producer Musician Composer
From United States of America
Field Business Music
Gender male
Birth 16 January 1953, Connecticut, USA
Age 69 years
Star sign Capricorn
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Bob Clearmountain (born January 15, 1953) is an American music engineer, mixer and producer. He has worked with many prominent names in music including Bruce Springsteen (mixing Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A.), The Rolling Stones (re-mixes of the singles "Miss You" and "Out of Tears") as well as their Tattoo You album, Bryan Adams (mixing almost all of his albums since 1983), Robbie Williams (Intensive Care), Toto, Bon Jovi (These Days, Crush, Bounce), Altered State, Simple Minds, and 235 other artists. He has been nominated for four Grammy Awards and won a Latin Grammy Award in 2007 for Best Male Pop Vocal Album for his work with engineering Ricky Martin's "MTV Unplugged". He has also won an Emmy and he has won seven TEC Awards for "Best Recording Engineer", two others for "Best Broadcast Engineer", one special "Les Paul Award" and a Monitor Award for the Rolling Stone's Voodoo Lounge pay-per-view show. He is married to Apogee Electronics CEO, Betty Bennett.

Clearmountain also played bass on The Dead Boys' first album, Young, Loud and Snotty, before Jeff Magnum rejoined the group.

Selection of his work as a producer

  • Bryan Adams' You Want It You Got It, Cuts Like a Knife, Reckless and Into the Fire albums
  • Jonatha Brooke's Steady Pull and Careful What You Wish For albums
  • The Church's 1982 album The Blurred Crusade
  • Hall & Oates' 1984 album Big Bam Boom
  • Paul McCartney's Tripping the Live Fantastic album
  • The Pretenders' Get Close album
  • Simple Minds' Once Upon a Time album
  • The Who's Join Together album
  • Michael Stanley Band's 1983 You Can't Fight Fashion album
  • The album documenting the Woodstock '94 concert in Saugerties, NY.
  • The Silencers' Rock 'N' Roll Enforcers album (1980)

Selection of his work as a mix engineer

  • Kool and the Gang (1974) Light of Worlds album
  • The Rolling Stones albums: (1981) Tattoo You, (1982) Still Life, (1995) Stripped, (2004) Live Licks and the singles " "Brussels Affair" (Live album) Miss You" (1978) and "Out of Tears" (1994)
  • The Church's (1981) Of Skins and Heart album (also co-produced)
  • Lene Lovich (1982) No Man's Land.
  • Roxy Music (1982) Avalon album including the single "More Than This"
  • Huey Lewis and the News (1983) Sports album
  • David Bowie (1983) Let's Dance album
  • Bruce Springsteen albums: (1984) Born in the USA, (1987) Tunnel of Love, (1986) Live/1975-85, (1992) Lucky Town, (1998) Tracks, (2006) The Seeger Sessions, (2015) The Ties That Bind: The River Collection and (2015) Arizona State University, Tempe 1980
  • Bryan Adams albums: (1984) Reckless, (1991) Waking Up the Neighbours, (1997) MTV Unplugged, (1998) On a Day Like Today, (2003) Live At The Budokan, (2004) Room Service and (2008) 11
  • Hall & Oates (1984) Big Bam Boom album
  • King Crimson (1984) "Sleepless" 12" single remix
  • Bryan Ferry (1985) Boys and Girls album
  • Men at Work (1985) Two Hearts album
  • The Pretenders (1986) Get Close album
  • Tina Turner (1986) "Back Where You Started" single
  • David Bowie (1987) Never Let Me Down album
  • The Cure (1987) "Just Like Heaven" single
  • Willy DeVille (1987) Miracle album
  • INXS albums: (1987) Kick, (1992) Welcome to Wherever You Are and (1993) Full Moon, Dirty Hearts
  • Divinyls (1988) "Hey Little Boy" (12", Promo remix)
  • Crowded House albums: (1988) Temple of Low Men, (1991) Woodface and (1993) Together Alone
  • Dire Straits (1991) "Heavy Fuel" single
  • Altered State (1991) Altered State
  • Toto (1992) Kingdom of Desire (2018) 40 Trips around The Sun album
  • Aimee Mann albums: (1993) Whatever and (2000) Bachelor No. 2
  • New Model Army album: (1993) The Love Of Hopeless Causes (Produced by Niko Bolas and mixed by Bob Clearmountain)
  • Nine Inch Nails (1994) "Happiness in Slavery" single, at Woodstock 94 (Live Recording Engineer)
  • Bon Jovi albums: (1995) These Days, (2000) Crush and (2002) Bounce
  • Del Amitri (1995) Twisted album
  • Collective Soul (1995) Collective Soul
  • The Corrs albums: (1995) Forgiven Not Forgotten and (1997) Talk On Corners and Unplugged
  • Tori Amos (1996) Boys For Pele album
  • Kai Band (1982) Toriko, (1983) Gold, (1985) Love Minus Zero albums
  • Rufus Wainwright (1998) eponymous Rufus Wainwright album
  • Bad Religion (2000) The New America album
  • Darwin's Waiting Room (2001) Orphan (Darwin's Waiting Room album)
  • Nonpoint (2002) Development album
  • Roxy Music (2003) Live album
  • Jenifer Bartoli's (2004) Le Passage and (2007) Lunatique albums
  • Glen Phillips (2005) Winter Pays for Summer album
  • Simple Minds (2005) Black & White 050505 album
  • Sheryl Crow (2005) Wildflower album
  • Robbie Williams (2005) Intensive Care album
  • Bryan Ferry (2007) Dylanesque album
  • Amy Macdonald (2007) This Is the Life album
  • Alejandro Sanz (2009) ParaĆ­so Express album
  • Demi Lovato (2009) Here We Go Again album
  • Simple Minds (2009) Graffiti Soul album
  • Peter Gabriel (2010) "Come Talk to Me" single
  • Storyteller (2010) Crazy Mad Love album
  • Mary Fahl (2011) From the Dark Side of the Moon album
  • Les Insus (2017) Les Insus Live
  • The Clash (1982) "Rock the Casbah" single
  • Tears For Fears (1989) "Woman in Chains" (US - single)
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