Aimee Mann

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Aimee Mann

Background:

Aimee Mann was born in Richmond, Virginia. Received Berklee College of Music in Boston, but later dropped out to act with his first punk rock band The Young Snakes; in 1982, was released EP “Bark Along with the Young Snakes & raquo ;, and the album-recompile released only in 2004. In 1983, Amy founded the New Wave group & # 8216; Til Tuesday along c Michael Houseman, who was her boy- Friend and fellow student at Berkeley. Group achieved a small success in 1985 with his debut album”Voices Carry & raquo ;. Later, Mann began to make greater contribution to the songwriting, the band released two more albums,”Welcome Home”and”Everything’s Different Now & raquo ;. In the last album and tour groups were joined by musician Jon Brion. but in 1990 the band split up when Mann left her to start a solo career. After the group left a professional relationship with some of the participants: Houseman became manager Amy and Brion produced her first two solo albums. In 1993, Mann produced the first solo”Whatever & raquo ;. Because of the bad things from her label Imago album was poorly promoted, however, earned high marks critics, and paved the way for the exit of the next album”I & # 8217; m With Stupid”in 1995 on Geffen Records. Again, with a good reception from critics album sales were small. In the 80 Mann met with musician Michael Penn, later, because of their similar styles of songwriting and attitude to the record industry, they became close friends during the recording of”I & # 8217; m With Stupid & raquo ;, and in 1997 married. At about the same time Jon Brion produced the next album”Bachelor No. 2 & raquo ;, but the label material is sent back to the studio, citing the lack of hits. The album was delayed until Mann continued to deal with a record label. Mann became friends with film director Paul Thomas Anderson, for whom have already written the soundtrack Penn and Brion. This friendship turned into a successful writing the soundtrack to”Magnolia”in 1999, from which one song (“Save me”) was nominated for an Oscar. Anderson specifically used texts of some songs when creating characters and situations in the film. In 2000, followed by a break with the label Geffen Records, Amy founded his own label SuperEgo Records and through the album was released”Bachelor No. 2 & raquo ;, applies to concerts and through its official website. The album became one of its most successful, the”more than indie”(“more indie than indie”) success has been marked by other musicians. In 2002 released the next album”Lost in Space & raquo ;, songs from which were written in the same spirit as in the”Bachelor No. 2 & raquo ;, in 2004 through the website released a special edition of the album includes a second disc with six songs recorded live, two b-sides and two previously unreleased songs. In November of the same year he released live-album and a DVD-version of the concert”Live at St. Ann’s Warehouse & raquo ;. The next album”The Forgotten Arm”(2005) became a concept, the theme of the song combined trip Man with his girlfriend after they met at the fair in Virginia. In 2006 he was released an album of Christmas songs”One More Drifter in The Snow & raquo ;. All songs except for”Calling On Mary & raquo ;, are cover versions of classic Christmas songs of English. In June 2008, the release of the new album”@ #% & amp; *! Smilers” (@ #% & amp; *! zamescheniemya for a F * cking), in which the song Amy sounded without electric guitars, but with a larger share of keyboard instruments.

Discography The Young Snakes * 1982 – Bark Along with the Young Snakes (EP) * 2004 – Aimee Mann & amp; The Young Snakes (Compilation)

‘Til Tuesday * 1985 – Voices Carry * 1986 – Welcome Home * 1988 – Everything’s Different Now * 1996 – Coming Up Close: A Retrospective (Compilation)

The solo albums: * 1993 – Whatever * 1995 – I’m With Stupid (1995) * 1999 – Magnolia (Original Soundtrack) * 2000 – Bachelor No. 2 * 2000 – Ultimate Collection (Compilation) * 2002 – Lost in Space * 2004 – Live at St. Ann’s Warehouse (live album / DVD) * 2005 – The Forgotten Arm * 2006 – One More Drifter in the Snow * 2008 – @ #% & amp; *! Smilers

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