Bands/Musicians Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Chrysalis Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Chrysalis Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Chrysalis Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Chrysalis Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Chrysalis Records.

Examples of artists on this list include Pat Benatar and Debbie Harry.

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Adeva is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Adeva House music, Contemporary R&B, Garage house Adeva is an American singer. She had a string of successful house-music and contemporary R&B hits in the late 1980s to early 1990s, including "Warning", "I Thank You" and

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Alan Murphy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Alan Murphy Fusion, Rock music Alan Murphy was an English rock session guitarist, best remembered for his collaborations with Kate Bush and Go West. In 1988 he joined the group Level 42 as a full-time band member, and played ...more

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Ali McMordie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Ali McMordie Pop music, Rock music, Punk rock Alistair Jardine "Ali" McMordie is a bass guitarist, who made his name with, and was a founding member of, Stiff Little Fingers. He was with them from their inception in 1977 until ...more

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Alice Cohen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Alice Cohen Alternative rock, Progressive rock, Indie rock Alice Cohen is a New York City based American singer, songwriter and fine artist.

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Alvin Lee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Alvin Lee Blues-rock, Rock music, Swing music Alvin Lee was an English singer and guitarist, best known as the lead vocalist and lead guitarist with the blues rock band Ten Years After.

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Amanda Lear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Amanda Lear New Wave, Disco, Pop music Amanda Lear is a French singer, lyricist, painter, television presenter, actress and former model. Lear grew up in the South of France and in Switzerland, and studied art in Paris and at Saint ...more

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Armored Saint is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Armored Saint Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Armored Saint is an American heavy metal band originating from Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Arrested Development Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop Arrested Development is an American alternative hip hop group that formed in Atlanta in 1988. It was founded by Speech and his then best friend Headliner as a positive, Afrocentric alternative ...more

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Arrow Soca music Alphonsus Celestine Edmund Cassell MBE was a calypso and soca musician who performed under the stage name Arrow, and is regarded as the first superstar of soca from Montserrat.

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Art of Noise is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Art of Noise Downtempo, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop Art of Noise was an English avant-garde synthpop group formed in early 1983 by engineer/producer Gary Langan and programmer J. J. Jeczalik, along with arranger Anne Dudley, producer Trevor Horn ...more

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Bahamadia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Bahamadia Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop Bahamadia is a Philadelphia-born hip hop artist. She released her debut album Kollage in 1996. Kollage was followed in 2001 by BB Queen, an EP release. She then released Good Rap Music and then ...more

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Belinda Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Belinda Carlisle Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music Belinda Jo Carlisle is an American singer who gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of The Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands of all time. The group sold more than seven ...more

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Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Billy Idol New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English rock musician, songwriter and actor. Born in Stanmore, Middlesex, Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as ...more

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The Bible is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
The Bible New Wave, Pop music, Rock music The Bible are an English rock band. The band released two critically acclaimed albums in the mid-1980s and are best known for the independent chart hits "Graceland" and ...more

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Billy Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Billy Ritchie Progressive rock William Edward Ritchie is a British keyboard player and composer. Formerly a member of The Satellites, The Premiers, 1-2-3, and Clouds. He is generally acknowledged as being the first keyboard ...more

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Blodwyn Pig is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Blodwyn Pig Blues-rock, Rock music Blodwyn Pig were a British blues–rock band, founded in 1968 by guitarist–vocalist–songwriter Mick Abrahams.

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Blondie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Blondie Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band was a pioneer in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-1970s. Its first two ...more

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Bonnie Tyler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Bonnie Tyler Ballad, Wagnerian rock, Pop music Bonnie Tyler is a Welsh singer. Born in Skewen, she spent seven years performing in pubs and clubs around South Wales before being signed to RCA Records in 1975. Tyler is known for her ...more

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Brand New Heavies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Brand New Heavies Jazz rap, Acid jazz, Soul jazz The Brand New Heavies are an acid jazz and funk group formed in 1985 in Ealing in west London.

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Bridget St John is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Bridget St John Folk rock Bridget St John is a British singer and songwriter, best known for the three albums she recorded between 1969 and 1972 for John Peel's Dandelion record label. Peel produced her debut album Ask ...more

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C. J. Ramone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
C. J. Ramone Heavy metal, Punk rock Christopher Joseph Ward, better known as C. J. Ramone, is an American musician best known for working as the bassist of the punk rock group the Ramones, from 1989 to 1996.

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Carter the Unstoppable Sex Mac... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine Electronic music, Dance-pop, Alternative dance Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine were an English indie rock band formed in 1988 by singer Jim "Jim Bob" Morrison and guitarist Les "Fruitbat" Carter. They made their name ...more

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Catherine Wheel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Catherine Wheel Shoegazing, Grunge, Alternative rock Catherine Wheel were an English alternative rock band from Great Yarmouth. The band was active from 1990 to 2000, experiencing fluctuating levels of commercial success, and embarking on many ...more

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Chesney Hawkes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Chesney Hawkes Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock Chesney Lee Hawkes, is an English pop singer, songwriter, and occasional actor. He is best known for his 1991 single "The One and Only", which topped the UK Singles Chart, and reached ...more

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Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Child's Play Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Child's Play is a hard rock band from East Baltimore, Maryland. The group was formed in 1983 in with Larry Hinshaw, Brian Jack, Phil Wiser, Jimmy Shafer, and Steve Albinak. The group later ...more

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Chris Seefried is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Chris Seefried Americana, Pop music, Neo soul Chris Seefried is an American artist, record producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead vocalist and frontman of the bands Gods Child, Joe 90, and Low Stars, and as ...more

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Chrissy Amphlett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Chrissy Amphlett New Wave, Rock music Christine Joy "Chrissy" Amphlett was an Australian singer, songwriter and actress who was the frontwoman of the Australian rock band Divinyls. Amphlett grew up in her home town of ...more

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Clouds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Clouds Rock music, Progressive rock Clouds were a 1960s Scottish rock band that disbanded in October 1971. The band consisted of Ian Ellis, Harry Hughes and Billy Ritchie.

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D Generation is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
D Generation Rock music, Garage rock, Glam punk D Generation are an American glam punk band formed in 1991 in New York City. The band broke up in 1999, but reunited in 2011 for shows. During its history the band released three albums, to much ...more

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Daddy Freddy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Daddy Freddy Ragga S. Frederick Small, better known as Daddy Freddy is a Jamaican ragga vocalist.

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David Grant is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
David Grant Funk David Grant is an English pop singer, celebrity and vocal coach.

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Deacon Blue is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Deacon Blue Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock Deacon Blue are a Scottish pop band formed in Glasgow during 1985. Their name was taken from the title of the Steely Dan song "Deacon Blues". The line-up of the band consists of ...more

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Debbie Harry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Debbie Harry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave Deborah Ann "Debbie" Harry is an American singer-songwriter and actress, best known as the lead singer of the new wave and punk rock band Blondie. She recorded several number one ...more

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Del Amitri is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Del Amitri Adult contemporary music, Pop rock, Power pop Del Amitri are a Scottish alternative rock band, formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1983. The band grew out of Justin Currie's Jordanhill College School band and came together after a teenaged ...more

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Device is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Device Pop music, Rock music, Dance-rock Device was a short-lived American pop-rock trio, formed by keyboardist, bassist and vocalist Holly Knight, vocalist Paul Engemann and guitarist Gene Black. Device's only album, 22B3, was ...more

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Divinyls is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Divinyls New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Divinyls was an Australian rock band that was formed in Sydney in 1980. The band primarily consisted of vocalist Chrissy Amphlett and guitarist Mark McEntee. Amphlett garnered widespread ...more

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DJ Premier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
DJ Premier Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop Christopher Edward Martin, better known by his stage name DJ Premier, is an American record producer and DJ, and was half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr—alongside the emcee Guru—and forms half of ...more

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Dolly Mixture is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Dolly Mixture Indie pop, New Wave, Alternative rock Dolly Mixture were a British post-punk/new wave band formed in 1978 by bassist and vocalist Debsey Wykes, guitarist and vocalist Rachel Bor, and drummer Hester Smith. They had a taste of Top 40 ...more

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Dover is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Dover Synthpop, Rock music, Grunge Dover is a well-known Spanish punk, grunge rock and electropop band from Madrid that sings in English in most of their songs. Its current lineup is: Amparo Llanos, guitar and band leader ...more

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Duke Robillard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Duke Robillard Blues-rock, Swing music, Rockabilly Michael John "Duke" Robillard is an American blues musician. After playing in various bands and working for the Guild Guitar Company, he co-founded the band Roomful of Blues with ...more

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Dweezil Zappa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Dweezil Zappa Pop music, Rock music, Instrumental rock Dweezil Zappa is an American rock guitarist and occasional actor. He is the son of musician Frank Zappa.

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Enrique Bunbury is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Enrique Bunbury Indie pop, Chicano rock, Rock en Español Enrique Ortiz de Landázuri Izarduy, born August 11, 1967 is a Spanish singer-songwriter. Bunbury was born in Zaragoza, Spain. He got involved in music in the early 1980s, making his debut ...more

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Feline is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Feline Rock music Feline were an English rock group formed in London, in 1995. They formed from the remnants of a few earlier underground bands such as Flinch and Miranda Sex Garden. Like most female-fronted rock ...more

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Icehouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Icehouse Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Icehouse is an Australian rock band, formed as Flowers in 1977 in Sydney. Initially known in Australia for their pub rock style, they later achieved mainstream success playing new wave and ...more

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Floyd London is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Floyd London Heavy metal, Hard rock Floyd London is the longtime bassist for the Scottish metal band, The Almighty. London was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in September 2004 and underwent intensive chemotherapy. Having ...more

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Follow for Now is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Follow for Now Ska, Rock music, Experimental rock Follow for Now was an American funk metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. At the height of their popularity in 1990, they headlined Atlanta's Center Stage Theater on New Year's Eve without a record ...more

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Frank Farrell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Frank Farrell Disco, Pop music, Pop rock Francis Anthony "Frank" Farrell was a British rock bassist, vocalist and songwriter born in Birmingham, England. He attended St. Philip's Grammar School in Hagley Road, Edgbaston from ...more

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Frankie Miller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Frankie Miller Rock music, Folk rock Francis John "Frankie" Miller is a Scottish rock singer-songwriter, who had his biggest success in the 1970s. Miller was raised at Colvend Street, Glasgow with his parents, Cathy and ...more

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Fun Boy Three is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Fun Boy Three New Wave, Pop music Fun Boy Three were a short-lived but successful English new wave pop band, active from 1981 to 1983 and formed by singers Terry Hall, Neville Staple and Lynval Golding after they left The

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Gang Starr is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Chrysalis Records Complete Artist Roster
Gang Starr Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop Gang Starr was an influential East Coast hip hop duo that consisted of the late MC Guru and the DJ/producer DJ Premier.