Chris Constantinou

Chris Constantinou is an English musician. Famous for being the bass guitarist and backing vocalist for Adam Ant. He is now the lead singer and bassist of the band, The Wolfmen. He was born at Charing Cross Hospital in London and at the age of three he moved to Plymouth. He went to Plymouth College before a brief spell at Plymouth Art College. He performed with school and garage bands supporting 1970s artists such as King Crimson, Snafu, and Sassafras. His professional career started when he joined Diz Watson, the renowned exponent of New Orleans/Professor Longhair-style piano and barrel house blues, as bass player. In 1977, he formed the rock band Drill. Acting as co-writer and bassist, they first signed to Ebony Records before moving to RCA Records for a string of singles, several of which were produced by Chas Chandler. In 1982 Chris joined Adam Ant as bass guitarist and backing vocalist from his UK top 5 single Puss In Boots. Under the pseudonym Chris De Niro, he became an integral part of the mid-80s Ant line up, highlights including the top 20 single Apollo 9 and the Vive Le Rock album, both of which were produced by Tony Visconti.


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