Simon Raymonde

British musician and member of the Cocteau Twins / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Simon Philip Raymonde (born 3 April 1962) is an English musician and record producer. He is the son of the late arranger and composer Ivor Raymonde. He is best known as the bass guitarist and keyboard player with the Scottish band Cocteau Twins from 1983 to 1997.

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Simon Raymonde
Born (1962-04-03) 3 April 1962 (age 61)
Lewisham, London, England
  • Record producer
  • musician
  • record label owner
  • Bass
  • piano
  • guitar
  • keyboards
  • violin
LabelsBella Union

Raymonde now runs the Bella Union record label and management company Bella Union Artist Management

Raymonde has acted as producer and mixer on many records, including Clearlake's Cedars, James Yorkston's Moving Up Country, the first two albums by John Grant's first band the Czars, three albums by the Duke Spirit including the hit album Cuts Across the Land, Archie Bronson Outfit's "Kangaroo Heart", Anthony Reynolds' "Just So You Know" and the Open's Silent Hours. He co-produced the posthumous album from Billy Mackenzie. He also mixed the Fionn Regan album The End of History, which was nominated for the 2007 Mercury Music Prize, and the album The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads by Lift to Experience. Raymonde remixed tracks for Archive, Tristeza and Departure Lounge.