James Sanger

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James Sanger
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James Sanger

producer/programmer/writer/developer

As a producer/programmer James is credited with 67 million record sales worldwide. His work having also won 4 Brit awards,18 Grammy awards and an Ivor Norvello award since 2001.

Having worked for some of the most respected and established artists of this generation including ‘U2’, ‘Madonna,’ ‘Dido,’ ‘Phil Collins’, ‘Manic Street Preachers’, ‘Kylie Minogue,’ ‘Brian Eno’, ‘Keane’, 'Sinead O'Conner', 'Bryan Ferry', 'Alex James from Blur',' Pet Shop Boys', 'Joe Satriani ', 'Annie Lennox', 'The Cure'

James programmed tracks such as ‘Here With Me’, ‘Hunter’ and ‘All that you want’ off the multi-platinum, number one record which won Best Album at the 2002 BRIT awards, where Dido also won the Best British Female award. It was also nominated for a Grammy. The Album was the biggest selling album of 2001 selling 14 million copies worldwide.

He also programmed her second album ‘Life for rent’ It is the fastest selling album by a female artist and was nominated for "Best British Album" at the 2004 Brit awards and "White Flag" which he programmed, was awarded the 2004 Ivor Norvello in the category "International Hit of the Year". The album sold 11 million copies worldwide.

James worked with Mike Hedges on The 'U2' album ‘All That You Can't Leave Behind’ which sold over 12 million copies, and was critically acclaimed, with the band winning Seven Grammy awards In 2003, the album was ranked number 139 on Rolling stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

James also has worked with Mike Hedges and Brian Eno on the following 'U2' album ‘How to dismantle a nuclear bomb’ (2004). ‘How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb’ and its singles won all Eight Grammy awards for which they were nominated. The album also sold over 9 million copies. James followed this spending 18 months assisting Brian Eno on many of his studio projects.

In 2001 he discovered, developed and produced the band ‘Keane’ He spent six months with the band co-writing, recording and producing the album ‘Hopes and fears’ helping secure their deal with Universal. The record topped the UK album charts upon release, was the best selling British album of 2004, and has since gone eight times platinum. It returned to the top of the charts after winning a Brit award for Best Album in February 2005. With 6 million copies worldwide copies sold, it has been ranked the 16th biggest-selling album of the millennium so far in the UK.

More recently he developed co-wrote and produced the album ‘Ghost’ for Ex Sugarbabe 'Siobhan Donaghy' and has also co-wrote 'Patterns of my life' with Annie Lennox on of her ‘best of’ album 'The Annie Lennox Collection'

A good idea of his work can be obtained from listening to....

1.‘Here with me’ by Dido
2.‘Bedshaped’ by Keane
3.‘There by the grace of God’ by ‘Manic Street preachers’
4. ‘Sometimes you can't make it on your own’ by ‘U2’
5.‘Ghosts’ by Siobhan Donaghy
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Remix

James Sanger - Don't Give It Up album art Siobhan Donaghy Don't Give It Up (James Sanger Remix) Siobhan Donaghy - Don't Give It Up (Single) Parlophone UK 2006 Sell This Version
- James Sanger - Beyond (And Below) album art Anne Lovett Tokyo Rush Anne Lovett - Beyond (And Below)(CD, Album) Not On Label (Anne Lovett Self-released) - UK 2010 Sell This Version

Vocals

James Sanger - Ghosts album art Siobhan Donaghy Siobhan Donaghy - Ghosts (Album) Parlophone Russia 2007 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

James Sanger - Manage The Damage album art Jimmy Somerville Rolling and 1 more… Jimmy Somerville - Manage The Damage (Album) M10 France 1999 Sell This Version
FFVIN024 James Sanger - Drowning In Shallow Water album art Squeezebox Squeezebox - Drowning In Shallow Water(CD, Album) FF Vinyl Records FFVIN024 UK 2003 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Ghosts album art Siobhan Donaghy Siobhan Donaghy - Ghosts (Album) Parlophone Russia 2007 Sell This Version
MIR100351 James Sanger - Vladivostok album art Mumiy Troll* Mumiy Troll* - Vladivostok(LP, Album) Мирумир MIR100351 Russia 2012 Sell This Version
XXAC-02 James Sanger - Duplex album art Sacha Mullin Questions Sacha Mullin - Duplex(CD, Album) Alumni Clash XXAC-02 US 2017 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

50361 James Sanger - Techno Ambient  Vol. 1 / Vol. 2 album art Various When It Rains It Pours Various - Techno Ambient Vol. 1 / Vol. 2(2xCD, Mixed) Fairway Record, Automat (3) 50361 France 1994 Sell This Version
ID015 T James Sanger - Dex Shalini album art Arc In The Sky (2) Arc In The Sky (2) - Dex Shalini(12") Indochina ID015 T UK 1994 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Twentieth Century Blues - The Songs Of Noël Coward album art Various I'll See You Again Various - Twentieth Century Blues - The Songs Of Noël Coward (Comp, Album) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom Europe 1998 Sell This Version
EC3055X James Sanger - Hello World album art Seafruit Seafruit - Hello World(CD, Promo) Electric Canyon EC3055X UK 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Something To Live For album art Jimmy Somerville Jimmy Somerville - Something To Live For (Single, Maxi) Movement (4) Greece 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Everything Will Flow album art The London Suede* Everything Will Flow (Rollo's Radio Edit) and 2 more… The London Suede* - Everything Will Flow (Single, Maxi) Columbia, Nude Records US 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Lay Down album art Jimmy Somerville I Believe and 1 more… Jimmy Somerville - Lay Down (Single, Maxi) Gut Records Australia 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Manage The Damage album art Jimmy Somerville Jimmy Somerville - Manage The Damage (Album) M10 France 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - I Don't Know What You Want But I Can't Give It Any More album art Pet Shop Boys Je T'Aime... Moi Non Plus Pet Shop Boys - I Don't Know What You Want But I Can't Give It Any More (Maxi, Single) Parlophone Taiwan 1999 Sell This Version
CHEKXCD.038 James Sanger - Why Go? / If Lovin' You Is Wrong album art Faithless Why Go? (Radio Edit) Faithless - Why Go? / If Lovin' You Is Wrong(CD, Single, CD2) Cheeky Records CHEKXCD.038 UK 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - As Time Goes By album art Bryan Ferry I'm In The Mood For Love Bryan Ferry - As Time Goes By (Album) Virgin Italy 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Sunday 8PM album art Faithless Why Go (Radio Mix) Faithless - Sunday 8PM (Album) Orange Records Denmark 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Here With Me album art Dido Here With Me (Radio Edit) Dido - Here With Me (Single, Maxi) Arista US 1999 Sell This Version
NUD 47CD3 James Sanger - Can't Get Enough album art Suede Everything Will Flow (Rollo's Vocal) Suede - Can't Get Enough(CD, Single, Enh, CD3) Nude Records NUD 47CD3 UK 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - No Angel album art Dido Hunter and 2 more… Dido - No Angel (Album, Comp) Arista, Cheeky Records Indonesia 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Why Go? album art Faithless Why Go? (Radio Edit) and 1 more… Faithless - Why Go? (Single, Maxi) Cheeky Records UK 1999 Sell This Version
James Sanger - Hanging Around album art The Cardigans My Favourite Game (Rollo's Mix) (as J Sanger) The Cardigans - Hanging Around (Single) Stockholm Records UK 1999 Sell This Version