You may remember Christian Burns from his time with British boyband sensation BBMak that had a global smash with "Back Here" back in 2002. After the success of the trio, BBMak members went their own way to work on different solo projects In 2007, singer Christian Burns resurfaced as a guest vocalist on Tiesto's crossover hit "In The Dark," which was a huge hit across Europe and Asia.
Arjan caught up with Burns in New York to talk about his upcoming solo album, the break up of BBMak, his new Bleachworks project and his upcoming collaborations with dance gurus David Guetta and BT. In fact, Burns had just flown in Washington state where he spent some time with BT to work on some new tracks.
Arjan: Hi there, Christian. Good talking to you. Curious to hear what you're up to.
Christian: You bet, Arjan. Love your blog!
I remember first hearing your name when BBMak hit MTV's TRL for the first time. "Back Here" was just everywhere at the time. But then I lost track of you guys until I spent time with Tiesto at Coachella in 2007 and he mentioned your name. What happened with BBMak and where were you all these years?
BBMak officially split back in 2003, and I was in legal situation for a couple of years with a management situation and label situation, which meant that I really couldn't do much. But I didn't sit still after we broke up. I went straight to the studio and just started writing, writing and writing. You know, I haven't stopped since, and I am still doing it now.