Chris Isaak

American rock musician

Chris Isaak (born June 26, 1956)[1] is an American rock musician and actor. He is known for his 1950s rock and roll style. His songs are usually about love, loss and heartbreak. His has been singing for four decades. He has had twelve studio albums.

Chris Isaak
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Isaak at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 2006
Background information
Birth nameChristopher Joseph Isaak
Born (1956-06-26) June 26, 1956 (age 63)
Stockton, California, U.S.
GenresRock and roll, rockabilly, roots rock, surf rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, actor, talk show host
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar
Years active1984–present
LabelsWarner Bros. Records

In 1990, his song "Wicked Game" was released. It became a Top 10 hit in 1991.[2]

Isaak was born in Stockton, California.


  1. "Chris Isaak". Bio. Retrieved Feb 12, 2016.
  2. "Chris Isaak". Rolling Stone. Retrieved Feb 12, 2016.