“The Man Who Invented the Eighties”
As one of this generation’s most decorated producers, Trevor Horn is a true legend in the music industry. After forming The Buggles and recording the chart topping 1979 hit “Video Killed the Radio Star”, Horn went on to produce some of the most recognizable anthems that defined the Eighties, including ABC’s “Lexicon of Love”, “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes, and Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s number one hits “Relax”, “Two Tribes” and “The Power of Love”.
Trevor went on to produce hits for Tina Turner, Tom Jones, Marc Almond, Barry Manilow, Cher, Boyzone, 10cc, Bryan Ferry, John Legend, Lisa Stansfield, Robbie Williams, Grace Jones, Simple Minds and many others. His production work for the first Seal album in 1991 awarded him “Producer of the year” award from British Q Magazine and The most prestigious award came in 1996 when he was awarded a Grammy for Seal’s second album. Altogether earning him 2 Grammy Awards, 3 Brit Awards for Best British Producer, 3 Producer of the Year awards, 5 Ivor Novellos and the 2014 MPG Lifetime Achievement Award.