Tim Bricheno

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Tim Bricheno (born Timothy John Bricheno, 6 July 1963, Huddersfield, Yorkshire) is an English guitarist, songwriter and music teacher. He was a member of several notable English indie bands, including All About Eve, The Sisters of Mercy, [1] XC-NN (originally "CNN" until the band ran into legal problems with America's Cable News Network) [2] [3] [4] and Tin Star. [5] He has also played as a tour guest and recorded with The Mission.

Bricheno has written music under several pseudonyms for other recording artists including Dusty Springfield and Gene Pitney. He currently[ when? ] plays in 'Jok', a band formed with ex XC-NN, and former Tin Star vocalist, David Tomlinson. He moved into media composition[ clarification needed ] during the late 1990s alongside brother Toby Bricheno.

Bricheno was listed as a songwriting tutor and course author at Middlesex University Hendon, ICMP (Institute of Contemporary Music) and the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford. [6]

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