Adam Peters is a British composer and music producer. He attended Charterhouse School on a music scholarship, then went on to study 20th century modern music, composition and cello at City Of London University and the prestigious Guildhall School Of Music.
Always attracted to the left field of music and art, Peters began his professional career in 1983 as keyboard player and cellist in Echo And The Bunnymen. Their song “The Killing Moon,”which prominently features his cello and keyboards, is considered an 80’s classic and has been featured in over twenty films. His groundbreaking orchestral arrangements on the album “Ocean Rain” have become an iconic part of UK pop culture and these works were recently performed in their entirety at the Royal Albert Hall in London and at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
As a producer, electric cellist and keyboard wizard he went on to work with other major artists such as Beth Orton, Mercury Rev, Siouxsie And The Banshees, The Dream Academy, Athlete and Chrissie Hynde. During the 90’s Adam was founder member of the influential cult New York bands Family Of God and Neulander.
The deep, cinematic quality of his work drew the attention of filmmakers and Adam began writing music for movies, arts TV shows and short films.
In 2004 Adam left New York and moved to the desert at Joshua Tree for three years of writing and recording. Now a relatively recent Los Angeles transplant, Peters has moved effortlessly into the Hollywood creative community. Since relocating to the city, Peters’ talents have been utilized by notables such as Oliver Stone, Hans Zimmer and his work has recently appeared in the movies “Rango”, “Crazy, Stupid Love”, “Ruby Sparks” “Exxxit” and “I Love You, Phillip Morris”. He recently scored the movie “Savages” is currently scoring again for Oliver Stone for his upcoming tv series “Untold History Of The United States” due for release on Showtime 2012.
As well as composing for movies, Adam continues to collaborate with other musicians, produce records, release his own music, and write