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Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Nickname Merrick

Mini Bio (1)

Christopher Merrick Hughes (born in London, England), also known as Merrick, is a British music producer and former drummer, acoustic guitarist and keyboards player for Adam and the Ants. Best known as producer of Tears for Fears' Songs from the Big Chair, and as the co-writer of "Everybody Wants to Rule the World", Hughes has a joint background as a musician, songwriter and producer. His career began with Adam and The Ants as drummer and producer of the "Cartrouble" and "Kings of the Wild Frontier" singles, then the Kings of the Wild Frontier album. Yielding three hit singles, the album earned Hughes Music Week 's 'Producer of the Year Award'. Hughes has worked with many artists including: Adam and the Ants, Tears For Fears, Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel, Wang Chung, Tom McRae, The Electric Soft Parade, Propaganda, Howard Jones, Lloyd Cole, Jon Bon Jovi, Tori Amos, Crybaby, Stackridge and Sam Brookes. His latest album Eirenic Life was released on Helium Records on 14 July 2017.

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Spouse (1)

Amanda Holden (10 December 2008 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Former drummer with Adam and the Ants, where he was known as "Merrick". He has also done behind the scenes work with groups such as "Tears for Fears".
Announced his engagement to actress Amanda Holden. [November 2004]
His girlfriend, actress Amanda Holden, gave birth to their first child, Alexa Louise Florence Hughes (Lexi), on 20 January 2006.
His wife, Amanda Holden, gave birth to their second daughter, Hollie Rose Hughes, on the 23 January 2012.

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