Christopher Joseph Isaak was born on June 26, 1956 in Stockton
in California. It attends the college Stag High Schoolet, enters
to the Delta College then continues its studies at the university
of the Pacific. Within the framework of a university exchange,
Chris by for Japan, in parallel with its studies, it work as
a roofer, tourist guide, and even boxer amateur (of or its damaged
nose which he was made broken 7 times). They is low there which
it discovers the music of Presley Elvis.
At the time of its return to HAVE, him and his/her big Nick
brother put themselves at the guitar and start to occur on scene.
In 1980, beautiful Christopher invests in its first guitar Sears
Silvertone, finally graduate in "Communication arts and
English", it leaves for San Fransisco and form a group
of music there Silvertone with James Calvin Wisley (guitar),
Rowland Salley (low), and Kenney Dale Johnson (battery). With
his three friends, it foams the Californian bars and clubs.
Then is made locate
in 1981 by Erik Jacobsen, its producer. In 1983, it signs with
the house Warner Bros. Records and records its first album "Silvertone"
which leaves on February 5, 1985. The group thus starts to give
representations in Los Angeles but the album is sold only with
12000 specimens. Determined to bore in the trade, the 4 young
men leave in 1987 new a opus entitled "Chris Isaak".
The time of the bars is beautiful and finished well, it is with
tele that the group is seen. Their first album then gains Bammie
(Bay Area Music Awards) for the best group.
In 1988, Chris takes its first steps on the large screen by
playing a clown in "Married to the Mob". And the same
year its second Brammie gains. One year later, leaves a third
opus containing the famous one and torrid song "Wicked
Game". It is a success. It makes the first parts of large
artists like Tina Turner and appears in many films.
It records "Forever Blue" which quickly becomes platinum
disc. Until into 2000, nothing does not change, Chris and its
Silvertone group raflent all Bammies, are many times nominated
in Awards, and appear in films and series. Chris is since 2001
with the head of its own series "The Chris Isaak Show".