Christopher Marshall, along with his brother Charlie, founded Australian blues rock group Harem Scarem in 1982, who released two studio albums before disbanding in 1989. The early lineup featured Christopher on lead vocals.
After leaving Harem Scarem, Christopher Marshall formed the Christopher Marshall Band in 1997 with Barry Palmer (Hunters & Collectors), Stephen Cummings (Sports), Mark Ferrie (Models) and John Watson (Australian Crawl).
In 1998, Christopher released a solo album - Strange Waters, Small Mercies. After a long hiatus, Christopher returned to live music in 2019 with the Christopher Marshall Predestination. In that year he also released an anthology based career retrospective album – The Dog Beneath the Skin – which is also available worldwide through Laneway Music.