Chris Chord's high-energy moves and heart-stirring music electrifies all your senses. Her songs and vocal renderings, channeled from a higher power, burst forth with a natural talent and all-consuming passion for creating and sharing her very personal, easily relatable brand of indie rock. With a unique style only Chris can convey, her music brims with an edge and urgency reminiscent of the sounds of Melissa Etheridge.
Born and raised in Kingston, Ontario, Canada This gifted singer/songwriter's devotion to music and sharing her talent with her legion of fans carries over into Chris' personal commitments as well. She often performs at fundraising concerts, including benefits for cancer research and AIDS foundations and in 2005 she organized a successful concert reaching out in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
As she promotes “Balance” and begins working on her exciting follow-up CD, Chris' infectious energy, charm and passion takes center stage. Without a doubt, she can break your heart with a soulful ballad and then shake you raw with bold, energizing, pure musical adrenaline. On or off stage, Chris is a very grounded musician who takes the time to stop and acknowledge her devoted fans.
“Performing is amazing! It's definitely sweet icing on the cake. I get to tell my story. It is truly an honor and I am so grateful to share my gifts with so many appreciative fans and friends. Sometimes It takes a great deal of self-discipline and focus to balance and blend it all. I love my audience and the connection comes full circle in my music. As an artist, I take responsibility for what I write and I'm so grateful to share my life experiences, the whole truth – simple, raw and bold. My energy flows through that special connection I share with my audience. I love that divine interaction that only a live audience can provide. Their stories, their heartache and passions are always pulsing through much of my song writing.”
Chris is currently busy producing her follow-up second CD. Once Chris Chord's music gets into your blood, it becomes part of you, leaving you craving more! Check out this emerging artist ...