Brian Eno

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Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno (or sometimes simply Eno), b. May 15 1948, is an electronic musician who started his musical career with Roxy Music. He then went on to produce a number of highly eclectic and increasingly ambient electronic and acoustic albums. He collaborated with David Byrne, formerly of Talking Heads, on My Life in the Bush of Ghosts which was one of the first non-rap/hip hop albums to extensively feature sampling.

Eno has also acted as a producer on a number of influential albums, amongst the most significant of which was David Bowie's largely instrumental album, Low, and was also to produce albums for bands such as U2 and James.

He is an innovator across many fields of music and recently he has collaborated on the development of the Koan music generator. He has also been involved in the field of visual arts.


  • (1973?) (with Robert Fripp) No Pussyfooting
  • 1974 Here Come The Warm Jets
  • 1974 Taking Tiger Mountain
  • Before and After Science
  • 1975 Another Green World
  • Discreet Music
  • (Ambient #1) Music for Airports
  • The Plateaux of Mirror
  • The Pearl
  • Music for Films
  • (with Robert Fripp) Evening Star
  • On Land
  • Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks
  • 1981 (with David Byrne) My Life In The Bush of Ghosts
  • 1982 Ambient#4 / On Land
  • 1992 Nerve Net
  • Wrong Way Up {with John Cale}
  • Textures
  • Drawn From Life {with Peter Schwalm}

See also

Electronic music

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