THIS saturday be sure to tune in to “Wetten…dass?” for Christopher Cross!
Songwriter Christopher Cross to be guest on German TV show “Wetten, dass…?”
Hamburg, 22nd of March, 2011
On the 30th of April the famous German TV talk show “Wetten, dass…?” will be hosting the Oscar-, Golden Globe-, and five-time Grammy-Winner, Christopher Cross, once again in the limelight. With a medley of his biggest hits as well as his new hit single “Leave It To Me”, he will be presenting his new album “Doctor Faith”, to Thomas Gottschalk in Offenburg just one day after the release. This being his first CD of solo material in 12 years, it will be released from earMUSIC, the Hamburg-based international label, part of the Edel Germany Group.
In 1980, Christopher Cross was without a doubt the most successful star in the pop world with his self-titled debut album including extremely celebrated songs and #1 Hit “Sailing” or “Ride Like The Wind”.
Receiving a Grammy in 1981, Cross really brought the house down with his win of 5 Grammies for “Best New Artist”, “Song Of The Year”, “and the most prestigious Grammy for “Album Of The Year”. Also in the same year, Cross achieved his first #1 Hit with “Arthurs Theme”, written with Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and Peter Allen. The theme song of the famous comedy “Arthur” with Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli, also won the Oscar for “Best Original Song”.
After eight studio albums, Christopher Cross once again proves his great potential as one of the most extraordinary songwriters and talented musicians of our time with “Doctor Faith”. With three decades of experience in the music industry, his accomplishments are always sociocritical of the world, society, and everyday life with his excellent, timeless songs reflecting the spirit of the times.
“Doctor Faith” is bringing a great artist back into the scene with all of his passion, energy and integrity.
Next to Christopher Cross as further guests on “Wetten, dass…?” are: Whoopie Goldberg, Anna Netrebko & Erwin Schrott, Hugh Laurie and “Silly“with front woman Anna Loos.