Legal name: Charles Lothian Lloyd Owen
Charles Lothian Lloyd "Charlie" Owen is an Australian multi-instrumentalist and producer. He has been a member of The New Christs (1987–90), Louis Tillett and His Cast of Aspersions (1990), Tex, Don and Charlie (1993–95, 2005–06), and Beasts of Bourbon (1996–97, 2003). His solo album, Vertigo and Other Phobias, appeared in 1994 on Red Eye/Polydor.
Owen has produced albums by The Plunderers, Louis Tillett (both solo and in a duo with Owen), Tex Perkins, and Penny Ikinger. As a session player, he has appeared on albums by Tony Buck, Kim Salmon and the Surrealists, Robert Forster, Spencer P. Jones, The Cruel Sea, Steve Prestwich, Conway Savage and Don Walker. In May 2012 Australian Guitar magazine listed Owen in the Top 40 of Australia's best guitarists.