Christina Lux

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Christina Lux (2007)
Christina Lux at the Bardentreffen in Nuremberg (2015)

Christina Lux (born May 26, 1965 in Karlsruhe ) is a German musician , singer , guitarist and composer .


Christina Lux has been active as a musician since 1983, initially in local rock bands and later in various jazz formations. In 1989 tours and recordings followed as a background singer with Jule Neigel , Purple Schulz , David Torn , Edo Zanki , Laith al Deen and others. v. a. In 1993 the formation Vocaleros released their first own songs on two CDs .

In the years that followed, Christina Lux worked on various productions as a studio musician, for example on Jon Lord's solo album pictured within . On a tour with Fury in the Slaughterhouse she was a "special guest" and finally made her breakthrough. In 1999 she got a record deal. Her debut CD Little Luxuries was released and solo concerts followed.

In addition to appearances with the Lux Trio, she performed a. a. in support of Paul Young , Long John Baldry , Tuck & Patti and Status Quo , accompanied Die Happy on their unplugged tour in 2004 and played at the 2005 Montreux Jazz Festival . In her appearances, often solo or with a small cast (with the Dresden guitarist and percussionist Reentko ), she plays a mix of funk folk, soul and pop. She writes her texts mainly in English. In the meantime there are also some German-language songs.

Her CD Coming Home At Last was released by BSC Music in 2006 and was her first complete studio CD, produced by Christina Lux and Matthias Krauss, recorded and mixed by Klaus Genuit, Hansastudio Bonn, and recorded by Marius Goldhammer (bass), Tommy Baldu and Heiko Braun (drums) and Matthias Krauss (keyboards). In February 2007 the CD was released by Sequoia Records in the USA. In September 2007 her solo live CD Lux pure & live was released.

In January 2012 her CD Playground was released by Prudence, which she recorded with Reentko. The CD was produced by Reentko, Christina Lux and Mohi Buschendorf and recorded in the Waldhaus Studio Birkholz. Other guest musicians on the CD are drummer Stephan Emig , bassist Dominik Krämer, bassist Marius Goldhammer and bassist Mohi Buschendorf. The songs are orchestrated in a minimalist way.

In summer 2015 Lux's live CD Embrace was released, which she recorded partly solo in the Maximal Rodgau , partly with Bodek Janke (drums, tabla) in the foyer in Bad König . Embrace was nominated for the German Record Critics' Prize .

In March 2018 her first completely German-language album Leise Bilder was released by india records, produced with Oliver George, recorded by Klaus Genuit in the Hansahaus Studio Bonn, mastered by Ralf Kemper in the River Side Studio Cologne. The guest musicians on the album include Stoppok , Joo Kraus, Dennis Hormes, Markus Segschneider and Laith Al-Deen.

From August to November 2019, she performed What matters for you? the song leaderboard .

Christina Lux lives in Cologne .


  • She Is Me. EP (1998)
  • Little luxuries. (1999)
  • Pure love. (2001)
  • Live from the Stadtgarten Cologne. (2003)
  • Believe. (2004)
  • Coming Home At Last. (2006)
  • Lux pure & live. (2007)
  • Playground. (2012), Lux featuring Reentko
  • Embrace. (2015), Lux Live Solo (feat.Bodek Janke)
  • Quiet pictures. (2018)

Web links

Commons : Christina Lux  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ↑ Top song list November, other months available from there , accessed on December 29, 2019