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"Well you try to love her/ but she's so contrary/ like a chainsaw running through a dictionary/ so ge"
Chris Floyd (a.k.a. Floyd Mercy) is an American Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, and Producer. He has recorded with: Grammy winning Producer, song doctor, and multi-instrumentalist: Scott Mathews (John Hiatt, Rodney Crowell, Chuck Prophet, etc.) Engineer/Producer: Tom Leukens. (Kronos Quartet, Metallica, Sammy Hagar etc.) Engineer/ Producer: Dave Pensado. (The Black Eyed Peas, Elton John, Jamiroquai, etc.) Engineer/Producer/Multi-Instrumentalist: Scott Nuebert (Hal Ketchum, Trace Adkins) His songs have been licensed globally and were featured in the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. Chris Floyd has performed with: Gary Allen (J.J. Cale) Roger Miller (Oak Ridge Boys) Dave Payton ( Mylon Lefevre) Jay Weaver ( Dolly Parton ) Eric Heatherly, Randy Delay (Georgia Satellites) Rob Lumbard (Two Bobs and a Babe) T.J. Erhardt (The Nace Brothers) and Charles Williams. ( Col Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit) Chris explains, “I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and back in the day I bought this bass from Peter Stroud (guitarist for Sheryl Crow and Don Henley) and took his advice. Go west young man! I headed out to the Midwest and got a ton of playing experience.” Released: Alternative: 'There's gotta be a change' 1987 ( Producer: Dave Pensado & Michael Milsap) '5th and Sunset Blues' 1994 (Producers: Chris Floyd, Jim Ebersole, Steven Maine) Floyd Mercy: 'Tiki Town Sessions' 2000 (Producers: Scott Mathews & Chris Floyd a.k.a Floyd Mercy) 2007 Produced Ronny Criss, 'Mercy Mechanics.’ April 2009 Chris Floyd released ‘For the love of the game’ and 'Nashville Co-writes: Songs of Chris Floyd, Ronny Criss, and Rebecca Hosking.' 2010 released 'Gravity & Divinity.' It’s all for the love of the game.
Americana/Roots, Alternative Country, Folk
Mercy Phonic Publishing, BMI, I own my own publishing
Publishing: Mercy Phonic Publishing, BMI
Label: Mercy Phonic
Music Supervisor: Contact artist 1st, some songs have a non-exclusive license through Pump Audio, Audio Brain
b3 organ / bass / bongos / acoustic guitar / electric guitar / harmonica / keyboard / piano / vocals
Places I've been, good people I've met, great writing with lasting value.
in networking with songwriters
in pitching songs to artist
in pitching songs to tv
in getting a record deal
in getting a publishing deal
It's my second job
I Also Write:
I Prefer To Write:
Licensed songs with Audio Brain and Pump Audio in NYC. I've had offers from the UK but haven't found a good deal yet.
Produced Ronny Criss, 'Mercy Mechanics' and did
BV's for Rebecca Hosking, 'Love and other disasters', Also electric Bass and vocal sessions for Dave Pensado, Steven Maine, etc.