Rupert Hine

Born Sep 22, 1947

Rupert Neville Hine is an English musician, songwriter and record producer, having produced albums for artists including Kevin Ayers, Tina Turner, Howard Jones, Saga, The Fixx, Bob Geldof, Thompson Twins, Stevie Nicks, Chris de Burgh, Suzanne Vega, Rush, Underworld, Duncan Sheik, and Eleanor McEvoy. In addition, Hine has recorded eleven albums, including ones billed under his own name, the pseudo-band name Thinkman, and with the group Quantum Jump.… Read More

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1948 Birth Born in 1948.


1973 25 Years Old In 1973, Hine, along with guitarist Mark Warner, bassist John G. Perry (then of Caravan) and drummer Trevor Morais (formerly of The Peddlers) formed the band Quantum Jump, releasing two albums, Quantum Jump (1976) and Barracuda (1977). After a re-release of the track "Lone Ranger" (from Quantum Jump) became an unexpected U.K. Top Ten hit in 1979, a third album – Mixing, a reworking of tracks selected from the first two Quantum Jump albums – was released. … Read More


1985 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1985, Hine wrote and produced much of the soundtrack for the black comedy film Better Off Dead. … Read More


1994 46 Years Old In 1994, Hine released The Deep End.
1995 47 Years Old In 1995 he joined with guitarist Phil Palmer, Paul Carrack, Steve Ferrone and Tony Levin to form the band Spin 1ne 2wo. … Read More


2008 60 Years Old In 2008, Hine oversaw the direction of the compilation album Songs for Tibet: The Art of Peace, and also contributed to it a remixed version of his song, "The Heart of the Matter" (from The Deep End).
2009 61 Years Old Hine wrote two songs for Le Cheshire Cat et moi, a 2009 CD by Nolwenn Leroy which was produced by Teitur Lassen.
2011 63 Years Old In 2011 Rupert Hine, following a glowing citation from Sir Bob Geldof, was honoured by the APRS with a Sound Fellowship Award; presented to recognise special contributions to the ‘Art, Science and Business of Recording'. … Read More
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