Perhaps best known as the long term musical collaborator for Kylie Minogue , Steve began his career at DMC studios as one half of remix/production team Brothers In Rhythm who went on to work on artists including Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Janet Jackson and Sting and Paul McCartney . This led to production for the Pet Shop Boys ,Take That (including the No.1’s ‘Never Forget’ and ‘Sure’). and Kylie Minogue’s debut album for deConstruction including ‘Confide In Me’ which he co-wrote and produced.
Steve has been Kylie’s Musical Director for over 20 years of live appearances including The Queens Diamond Jubilee, The Sydney Olympics, Proms In The Park, A Kylie Christmas at The Royal Albert Hall and her incredible groundbreaking tours including “Aphrodite Les Folies” featuring the legendary fountain stage. He has also been Kylie’s long term co-writer and produced tracks on her albums (including the critically acclaimed “Impossible Princess”, the hugely successful “Fever” , the single “100 Degrees” on which she duetted with her sister Dannii and her magical duets with Frank Sinatra on “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” and James Corden on “Only You”. Most recently he has completed work as Musical Director for her critically acclaimed sell out tour “Golden”.
As a producer alongside the many Kylie albums including “The Abbey Road Sessions’ and “Kylie Christmas” he’s produced for artists such as Susan Boyle (including her duet with Elvis Presley) , Ella Henderson, Westlife, Markus Feehily, Harriet, Claire Richards, Christophe Willem, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, RyanDan and the film soundtrack to the Kylie documentary “White Diamond” as well as all of her live albums.
As a Universal Music Publishing writer Steve has written songs for many artists including Britney Spears (the song “Breathe On Me” appearing on the 9 Million selling “In The Zone” album and was used for Spears “Fantasy” perfume ad campaign for Elizabeth Arden), Kylie, Westlife, Markus Feehily and Christophe Willem.
As a Musical Director outside of the Kylie shows he has been responsible for West End and touring successes with burlesque extravaganza “The Hurly Burly Show” , the London production of “Rent” starring Luke Evans and Siobhan Donaghy , the hugely successful “Viva La Drag’ starring the Supreme Fabulettes and the widely acclaimed “Some Girl I Used To Know’ starring Denise Van Outen. Also speciality shows including the circus themed “Orchid” in Miami and two high end production shows for Celebrity Cruises ,”Elyria” and “Chandelier”
He’s also worked on tours for Steps, Westlife , Leona Lewis, Mark Feehily and Christophe Willem as well as one off performances including Delta Goodrem’s spectacular Mardi Gras headline set in Sydney and BBC Radio Live Lounge sessions for Kylie, Little Mix and Leona Lewis.Also Following on from the groundbreaking and triumphant success of their orchestral shows mixing the best of dance music with brand new symphonic arrangements for orchestra (Lush Classical and The Symphonic Sounds Of Back To Basics), Steve and Cliff Masterson present a brand new production “80’s Classical” showcasing the most iconic voices and songs of the 80’s in breathtaking new orchestral versions and performed by the original artists.
After the incredible response to Steps “Party On The Dancefloor” tour as well as sold out orchestral shows in Leeds and Belfast Steve is currently working on a new musical “The Most Beautiful Man In New York” alongside writers Terry Ronald and Ian Masterson as well as writing and producing with new and established acts in the studio including Siobhan Dillon, Lucy Kane and Abi Hudson.
He has also just produced and co written songs for new albums by Claire Richards and Conchita Wurst with The Vienna Symphonic Orchestra.
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