Night Trap
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Night Trap

Savage, Minnesota, United States | INDIE

Savage, Minnesota, United States | INDIE
Band Pop Adult Contemporary


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"Night Trap Accomplishments"

1994 October - First CD "Petals & Thorns" by Christopher-Sharratt released.

1996 - "Any Word from the Lady" by Dickie Christpher selected as a soft-rock category winner in Nashville’s 1996 Song Spree Songwriting Contest. Song featured on "Spree Select II" released - 1996.

1996 - "Restless" by Chip Sharratt selected as Honorable Mention in Salt Lake City's Intermountain Songwriter’s contest.

1997 - "Fading Rose" by Dickie Christopher selected as a category winner in Nashville’s 1997 Song Spree Songwriting Contest. Also featured on the CD "Spree Select III" released in 1997

1997 - "Restless" selected for Honorable Mention in Song Spree ’97, Nashville, TN.

1998 - "Peter’s Day" selected Honorable Mention in Song Spree ’98, Nashville, TN.

1999 - "Petals & Thorns" featured CD on internet music site generates 10,000 song downloads in 3 months.

2000 - "Before I’m Gone" by Chip Sharratt selected as "Best of" for Unsigned Artists by Selected and featured on a compilation CD called "Unsigned 2000" released in September 2000.

2001 April - Band takes new name "Night Trap". Released their 2nd CD "borderline breakdown".

2001 November - "Borderline Breakdown" by Chip Sharratt is a featured song on from Virginia for four weeks.

2002 February - Four songs from the "borderline breakdown" CD are selected for promotion to the film industry by out of Burbank. (Borderline Breakdown, California Morning, Mountain Pines, and Summer Blues)

April 2002 - "Promise Land" is selected for Honorable Mention in the Country Category for the 2001 John Lennon International Songwriting Contest.

April 2004 - "Before I'm Gone" receives an "Honorable Mention" in the Billboard Song Writing contest in the Jazz category. "Borderline Breakdown" receives a Billboard "Honorable Mention" in Rock.

June 2004-July 2005 - Six songs have competed in the band contest from LA, twice being awarded "Runnerup" in the monthly International online-voting contest.
(California Morning, Mountain Pines, Borderline Breakdown, Summer Days, Summer Blues, Bombay)

August 2005-Present - Seven time winner in online music competition, in song and songwriting categories. - Chroma-Soma Productions

"California Morning Review"

On this track, every performance captures the essence of the idea. The guitar playing is inspired, with some licks ripped in such an authoritative and yet offhand manner the listener is disarmed by the spontaneity. But the drums, bass and piano are equally on the beam. -


"Petals & Thorns" by Christopher-Sharratt (CD) 1994

"borderline breakdown" by Night Trap (CD) 2001



The Minneapolis band “Night Trap”, fronted by singer/songwriters Chip Sharratt and Dickie Christopher, has been recording original songs for the past 15 years. All seasoned musicians, the band recorded and released two CD’s (Petals & Thorns and Borderline Breakdown) in 1994 and 2001, and Chip and Dickie have since had eight songs recognized with honors in various national Songwriting contests. Their style has an easy listening, multi-genre, classic rock flavor to it, with touches of blues and jazz thrown in in the production. Their subject matter is diverse, from politics, history and social issues to love, family and reflection. The Night Trap and Christopher-Sharratt CD’s are available on,, and on Downloadable tracks are available throughout the internet on most pay-to-play sites including iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster, and

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