Natalie Merchant

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Natalie Anne Merchant

Natalie herself married to Daniel de la Calle; she has a daughter. The singer is interested in painting and gardening. Since 1980 Nathalie is convinced vegetarian; aware, however, that during pregnancy, he briefly resumed eating meat. The singer does not consider himself a staunch defender of the environment, but makes certain steps to live more or less in a clean environment.

Author: Ivan Matkovskiy

Natalie Merchant Anne (Natalie Anne Merchant, 26.10.1963) – American professional musician. Since 1981 th to 1993rd played in an alternative rock band ’10, 000 Maniacs’; then began a solo career.

Natalie was born in Jamestown, New York; in the family, Anthony and Ann Merchant, she was the third child of four. According to the father the girl of Sicilian origin; in fact, to anglofikatsii her name sounded like ‘Mercanti’; maternal veins Natalie Irish blood flowing.

Anne Merchant fond of music since childhood; her children, she is also actively instilled the love of this art. It should be noted that to the mother of the family television treated very negatively; it is the quality of the children also inherited; Natalie began to read the newspapers and watch television quite adult. Father special attention to the education of children are not accepted, and in 1972. Anthony and Anne divorced, and later his mother was the offspring of their own; however, in the end, Anne is still married for the second time.

Natalie herself married to Daniel de la Calle; she has a daughter. The singer is interested in painting and gardening; some of her paintings can be seen on her official website. Since 1980 Nathalie is convinced vegetarian; aware, however, that during pregnancy, he briefly resumed eating meat. The singer does not consider himself a staunch defender of the environment, but makes certain steps to live more or less in a clean environment.

Merchant is best known as the lead singer and main songwriter of the group “10,000 Maniacs’; she played with them from 1981 CSOs since since I was a student of Jamestown Community College. In 1993 th the singer left the group and began a solo career; on the first day after the departure of the team she created the song ‘I May Know The Word’; this song one time even considered as an option for the track picture with Tom Hanks ‘Philadelphia’ (‘Philadelphia’). From the film it eventually cut, but the singer’s debut album, the song is still entered. The album was released in 1995 recording studio ‘Elektra’; it was called ‘Tigerlily’. It was while working on this album, Nathalie acquired a set of very useful contacts; in particular, she met guitarist Jennifer Turner, bassist Barry Maguire and former performer of ‘Wallflower’, and in the future – Man of the Merchant, drummer Peter Janowitz. The album eventually brought good cashier and a lot of positive critical reviews. Total has sold about five million copies; and to this day it is the most successful project of Merchant.

The following her record, ‘Ophelia’, Natalie released until three years later, in the 1998th. Music from that album was very different from the previous project

Merchant and was much closer to the classical symphonic music.

In 2000 the singer took part in a concert tour of the country; together with the alternative country band ‘Wilco’ she sang folk in the United States, to the delight of his many fans.

The next studio album Natalie was released in 2001 to the, under the logo of the same studio ‘Elektra’. ‘Motherland’ turned out to be another experiment Merchant – and experiment quite successful commercially; album took the top places in a number of major music charts and sold extremely well.

In 2003, the singer released the album it ‘The House Carpenter’s Daughter’; This time the issue was in charge of her own Studio, ‘Myth America Records’; However, at the moment the disc is its only project.

In November 2009 it became known that Natalie has signed a contract with the studio ‘Nonesuch Records’ and plans to release a new album in the 2010th year.

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