Christina Lux singer, songwriter, and guitarist is renowned for her ability to create songs of beauty, courage, and profound honesty. They are both universal and personal, unique and yet familiar. Rich tapestries of the hurts and joys of life flow from her which never fail to touch the heart of the listener. She is able to write songs that leave one with the feeling of being able to understand how everything fits together.
Christina Lux began her career in the mid-1980s as one of Germany"s most wanted backup singers. She has toured with the Jule Neigel Band and Fury and provided backing vocals on television appearances with such notable artists as Grace Jones, Oleta Adams, Gabrielle, and Nina Hagen. Christina has also recorded with Mick Karn of the band Japan, Deep Purple's Jon Lord, and the electronic music artists RMB.
She began her solo career with the 1998 release, She is Me, followed by Little Luxuries in 1999. Since then she has been touring, having performed countless club concerts. Some of these were as a soloist and others as a member of her own trio"including bass-player Marius Goldhammer and percussionist Roland Peil. In 1999 she opened shows for Paul Young.
Christina Lux says that her latest folk music album, Coming Home At Last, is her milestone - something special, a piece of heaven, and a suitcase to travel onwards with. She produced the album together with Matthias Krauss and worked again with Klaus Genuit, her long-time sound engineer. Fellow musicians include Marius Goldhammer (bass), Tommy Baldu (drums), Heiko Braun (percussion), Matthias Krauss (keyboard, guitar) and special guest Joo Kraus (trumpet). Together they have created the kind of album Christina Lux loves: a snapshot full of life and intensity.
Some of the proceeds from the sale of Christina Lux's music goes to Stop the Silence to help prevent child abuse.
"A magical concert experience..."
"The woman who has the lease on the groove"
- Neue Westfälische
"Masterfully composed ballads somewhere between Ricky Lee Jones and Shawn Calvin.
Sensual music to dive into"
"What separates this musician from others is a beautiful, really penetrating voice that she uses with much spontaneity and a feeling for improvisation, as well as a very individual jazzy, grooving rhythm guitar."
- Guitar + Bass
"Outstanding songs, a top voice and thrifty, spot-on arrangements!"
"Imaginative fusion of musical styles. The song-poet Christina Lux sings "funky folk" and wins over the audience with her warm alto voice."
- Süddeutsche Zeitung
"Her discreet, crystal clear and yet incredibly powerful voice was a balsam on the minds of her listeners - a LUX-ury."