Chris Barry is a Multi-Instrumentalist and Composer based in the UK. In a previous life he was a 'Loud and Proud' Blues/Rock guitarist with Blue Diamonds, a touring rock band based in Manchester, England. For several years, Chris toured with Blue Diamonds in the UK and Europe, where their performances were lauded by US Army and Air Force personnel throughout Europe. Chris's passion for guitar-oriented blues instrumental music was formed and honed during these years. Chris produces a wide spectrum of ambient underscores as well as full-blown TV/Movie scores.
Chris Barry produces a wide spectrum of Film and TV scores, as well as music for TV and radio commercials, and corporate idents and presentations.
Favourite genres include Hollywood Orchestral, Grooving Electronica and Haunting Ambient Beds.
Despite his varied styles and many moods, Chris has an identifiable style, with the melody being the key to his exciting productions. Whether it be ambient underscores or major orchestral scores, he will fully engage your emotions with his music and his dynamic compositions.
Bright, Cheerful, Semi classical orchestral piece in the style of 'Little Miss Sunshine' by DeVotchka.
Bright pizzicato strings with lovely harp melody over rich, emotional string ensemble. Light hearted, emotional and building throughout. Instrumental, Classical Music, 21st Century
Menacing, dark and brooding Hollywood orchestral theme. Building orchestral bed with tense ambient sounds contributing to a progressively more dangerous mood. Fear of imminent danger. Chilling crime, CSI, horror, thriller, sci-fi, James Bond, Medium, Lie to Me, endurance tests, big trucks. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Dark Music
Military/Star Wars/Starship Troopers - Orchestral Movie Bed. Troops going into battle. Track is a one-minute loop that will play continuously or as a one off, stand alone cue. Excellent for fanfare, war preparation, readying for an ememy attack, defending a nation. Patriotic, pompous heroic, brave. Instrumental, Military Music, Battle Commencing Orchestral
Great driving, forceful, orchestral theme with dual rock guitars repeating the theme and a full pumping string section. Storm drums build throughout. Great action movie trailer music. Action movies, intense sports, James Bond, intrigue, spying, armies on the run, warriors in battle. Instrumental, Action Music, Action Impending Buildup (pending)
Blasting 'Who' style rock song with crashing Pete Townsend power chords and catchy chorus hook.
Features great guitar solo! CSI. Suit chase scene or fast action sequence, Male Vocals, Rock Music, 1970s Rock
Orchestral 5 Second Sting denoting Triumph, Winnner, Succeed, success, congratulations. Elegant and sophisticated with a contemporary edginess and allure, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Driving electronica track with infectious woodblock rythm and heavy bass over synth lead and pads. Nostalgic music good for romance, reunions, road trips, travel, mystery, intrigue, CSI evidence collecting, sneaking, lurking, spying. Instrumental, Electronic Music, Ambient (pending)
Fast action, James Bond music, Movie theme, film score, closing credits or trailer. Guitar lead with hot brass & Orchestra. Slight Mexican/Latin feel. Great for Spanish themes and travel, ads for hot cars, and men's fashions and jewelry. Instrumental, Action Music, Action Impending Buildup (pending)
Bright and Catchy, Modern mariachi instrumental. Infectious rhythms and driving horns push this toe tapping track along at a lick. Acoustic guitar breaks enhance this track. Suit party or busy street scene. This could play behind any scene in a bar or club, Instrumental, Latin Music, Mariachi
Tense, urgent Orchestral cue. 30 Sec Cue. Stacatto strings build and fall with cool piano melody creating a taut atmosphere. Imagine a Crook hiding the money before the cops break in. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Edgy Music
Great fast paced, driving, instrumental, rock cue. Blazing drums and bouncing bass with rock organ and saxophones growling along. Suit car chase, news flash, action trailer. Instrumental, Action Music, Action Adventure Music (pending)
Emotional rock instrumental track. Soaring rock guitar over lush strings with a haunting theme. Great for boy kisses girl for the first time or boy loses girl, soldier off to war, romanatic passion, remembering times past, nostaltic. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Energizing Music
Catchy rhythmic electronic bass with persistent drums and distant voices creates an edgy, mysterious bed with orchestral swells and electric guitar overlays. CSI crime investigation, confident high tech presentations, motivational, flowing, iPhone, new media applications, corporate, rich products, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Gothic sounding Orchestral Tension Bed. Dark bass and brass create edgy atmosphere with occasional mysterious string melody overlays. The track is comprised of two 60sec loops which can be used stand alone or in any combination as a continuous bed. Suit Thriller, SciFi, fantasy, Mystery movie. Instrumental, New Age Music, Atmospheres
Lush, Orchestral cue with electronic ambient sounds. Several changes in direction. Catchy bass line drives the track. Lush strings and harp arpegios. Suit commercial for Luxury car or cue where luxury is depicted. Also hi Tech commercial, Instrumental, Pop Music, Alternative Pop
Haunting theme played on French Horn over stirring strings and jangly guitar. Hollywood movie score in the style of Morricone. Suit Western or epic Sci-Fi. Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Haunting ghostly melody over an infectious bass and drum rhythm section. Suit transition in drama, mystery, crime movie. Two versions are available one with Chris Isaacs/Duane Eddy twangy guitar style lead. The second with Ghostly Voice sounds in the lead. Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Beautiful, Acoustic guitar driven theme with haunting melody. Emotion builds with lush strings and moody Saxophone break. Suit soliloquy, man/woman feeling lonely. Break up scene. Instrumental, Rock Music, Melodic Rock
Tense, edgy "Chase" music bed. Builds and falls creating suspenseful atmosphere. Lush, Hollywood Orchestral, in the style of Bernard Herman (Hitchcock movies). Staccato and Pizzicato strings create an edgy sense of foreboding. Battering car chases, opening titles, crime in progress, horror, action. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Edgy Music
Powerful rock ballad. Repeating dual guitar riffs and a driving rhythm section. Male vocals, Haunting, multi-voice chorus. The theme is music cures everything so... 'Let The Music Play', Male Vocals, Rock Music, Roots Rock
Lilting piano & orchestra piece with intricate harp crossovers.
Suggests youth, fun, freedom. A pretty girl riding a bicycle with glistening hair flowing. Sunny day perfect for wholesome teen romance, after school, romantic comedy, adverts, commercials, shampoo and female beauty ads. Instrumental, Classical Music, Classical Piano
Dramatic, tense orchestral cue. Heartbeat drum with heavy cello drone behind a haunting melody played on French Horn. Suit thriller, Tense drama, suspense. Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Haunting,edgy semi classical track in the style of 'Six Feet Under'. Catchy melody with several changes of pace and instrumentation. Good opening titles sequence. Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Cool, moody track with Pizzicato strings, and rhythmic marimba/xylophone sounds creating a sophisticated background. Celtic drums give a haunting, Enya type feel. Suit commercial for car or hi tech equipment. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Edgy Music
That Ain't Right is Downbeat, Tough, Driving Hip Hop Instrumental. Repeated vocal phrases. Dark, urban overtones. Suits crime scene, thriller, drama, gangsta, Latino low riders. Hot beats, cool vocals, good for urban themes, party vibe, playas, pimps, hookers, and ho's. Male Rap, Hip Hop Music, Hip Hop Instrumental
Bright, exciting game show style set. Orchestral/Electronic lead sounds with infectious, tinkling percussion. Suit Game show, Reality show etc. Tension builds throughout. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Fast moving, haunting, Acoustic Guitar instrumental with driving brass ensemble. Slight Mexican feel. Suits western films or road movies. Film trailer, investigative news, Latino news show theme song or manly fashions and products. Instrumental, Latin Music, Tejano & Tex-Mex
Hypnotic log drums with major suspense generating orchestral underlay complimented by driving rock guitar riffs. Constantly Building tension. Imagine a car racing a train to the crossing. Suits car chases, crime in progress, action, fight scenes, intrigue, lurking, sneaking, on the run. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Relaxing southern blues instrumental. Haunting 'Ry Cooder' feel. Guitars & rock organ coupled with an easy, strolling beat make this track very easy on the ear. Scenes set in the south, swamps & bayous. Bluesy low down blues, drifters loners, beer joint tavern, biker bar, cowboys, beer & card games, Instrumental, Blues Music, Texas Blues
Cool, moody track with Pizzicato strings, and rhythmic marimba/xylophone sounds creating a sophisticated background. Celtic drums give a haunting, Enya type feel. Suit commercial for car or hi tech equipment. Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Music
Jump out of your skin scary music!!. Unpredictable drum crashes and finger nails on blackboard screeches! Scene where cops go in to crime scene and don't know what they'll find. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Mysterious Music
Lovely, Romantic orchestral cue with Desert, Arabian Nights overtones. Moving, emotional woodwind ensemble with Ethnic Flutes and drums combined with soaring strings and French Horn. Suit title sequence or travel scene. Instrumental, African Music, African Traditional
Romantic orchestral Feast in full Hollywood movie score style. Moving lush strings progression with classical guitar and Harp melodies. Haunting female vocals. Suit epic romantic drama. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Romantic Music
Festive, high-energy Choral/Orchestral Christmas Instrumental with joyful trumpets and horns lead. Infectious drum beat and hand claps, great heartwarming rhythm. Lovely for traditional holiday settings, family gathered by a roaring fireplace. Snow falling in moonlight for a Very Merry Christmas. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Orchestral