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Chicane
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Chicane performing in Stockholm, May 2011. Nick Bracegirdle in the middle.
Background information
Birth name Nicholas Bracegirdle
Also known as Chicane
Born 28 February 1971 (1971-02-28) (age 49)
Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England
Origin London, England
Genres Trance
Balearic beat
Ambient
Chillout
Electronica
Occupation(s) Electronic musician, Composer, Record producer, Song writer, remixer, Record Label Owner
Instruments Synthesizer, piano, classical guitar
Years active 1994 - present
Labels Modena Records Ltd. (UK),
Enzo Recordings (UK),
Armada Music (NL),
Ultra Records (US),
Central Station (AU)
Associated acts Disco Citizens, Mr. Joshua Presents Espiritu, Rebel Transcanner, Sitvac

Chicane is the stage name of English musician and record producer Nick Bracegirdle. He was born on 28 February, 1971, in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.

Chicane is known for the singles "Offshore", an Ibiza dance anthem included in thousands of compilations in both chill-out and dance versions; "Saltwater", which featured vocals by Clannad member Máire Brennan and is one of the most well-known and popular singles of the trance genre; and the UK number-one hit "Don't Give Up", featuring vocals by Bryan Adams, and also a top ten hit on singles charts across Europe.

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