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Edie Brickell

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Edie Brickell was created in 1966 within the Oak Cliff portion of Dallas. She went to Southern Methodist School for the year-and-a-half before mustering the courage within a club one evening in 1985 to get right up on-stage with an area music group, the brand new Bohemians. She became a member of the music group and wrote music over the following year because the music group changed and advanced. They finally resolved on the workers of Brad Houser (bass), Kenny Withrow (electric guitar), and Matt Chamberlain (drums) before removing for Rockfield Studios in Wales to record their debut recording. That album, Capturing Rubberbands in the Celebrities, released by Geffen Information, revealed Brickell to be always a songwriter with a distinctive perspective along with a vocalist with a romantic, conversational design. The recording was hailed by critics and became an enormous hit, selling more than a million copies and creating the very best Ten strike “What I Am.” Following the unsatisfactory performance of the follow-up recording, Ghost of the Dog, the brand new Bohemians disbanded. Brickell wedded Paul Simon as well as the few had a kid. After many years of staying artistically calm, she released her 1st solo recording in late summer season 1994. While Picture Ideal Morning hours was pleasantly received, it wasn’t a go back to the million-selling levels of the brand new Bohemian zenith. This is good with Brickell, who got burned right out of the press interest and touring that adopted Rubberbands’ achievement, and was content material to quietly concern the record while concentrating on her and Simon’s youthful son. Geffen normally thought in any other case, but Brickell was resolute. She wouldn’t go back to documenting until almost a decade later. Within the interim, two greatest-hits deals appeared: Greatest Of on MCA International and Hip-O’s Best Collection from 2002. Of the, the second option was most extensive, drawing on materials both with and minus the Bohemians, and offering seven previously unreleased paths. Brickell finally strike restart on her behalf solo profession in 2003 with Volcano (Cherry/Common). Made by Charlie Sexton, the LP explored some brand-new stylistic avenues in the familiar rootsy landscaping, and demonstrated off Brickell’s recently acquired classical guitar abilities. She supported your time and effort with the most common circular of late-night Television appearances and a short tour. In 2006, she reunited with a number of the primary members of the brand new Bohemians for Stranger Stuff, the first studio room album in the group in nearly 16 years. Tragedy struck the music group a year afterwards when keyboardist Carter Albrecht was shot in the top and killed within a bizarre misunderstanding regarding his neighbor. Two Brickell tasks had been released in 2011, an eponymous single record (her third) along with a cooperation with Steve Gadd, Pino Palladino, and Andy Fairweather Low known as the Gaddabouts. Like Has Come for you personally, a cooperation with Steve Martin that presented her lyrics and performing over Martin’s banjo-composed melodies, made an appearance in the springtime of 2013. Achieving number 1 on Billboard’s Best Bluegrass Albums graph, Love Has Arrive for you personally was a significant success, getting a Grammy Award and spawning a tour — recorded on the 2014 live arranged — along with a sequel, Therefore Familiar, which made an appearance in Oct 2015. Love Offers Come for you personally also influenced Martin and Brickell to create a musical, the Walter Bobbie-directed Bright Celebrity. Occur the Blue Ridge Mountains of NEW YORK just after Globe Battle II, the display debuted in 2014, and in 2016 Ghostlight released the Original Solid Recording.

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Full Name Edie Brickell
Date Of Birth March 10, 1966
Profession Actor, Guitarist, Singer-songwriter
Education Southern Methodist University
Nationality American
Spouse Paul Simon
Children Lulu Belle Simon, Gabriel Elijah Simon, Adrian Edward Simon
Parents Eddie Brickell, Larry Linden
Siblings Laura Strain
Awards Grammy Award for Best American Roots Song, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Score, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Music Groups Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, The Heavy Circles
Music Songs What I Am, Good Times, So Familiar, Mama Help Me, Love Has Come for You, The One Who Went Away, Go Where The Love Is, 2 O’Clock in the Morning, Woyaho, Tomorrow Comes, When the Lights Go Down, Songs We Used to Sing, Once in a Blue Moon, Another Woman’s Dream, Give It Another Day, My Baby, Lost in the Moment, Black & Blue, Won't Go Back, Carmelito, You Come Back, Me By The Sea, Ghost of a Dog, Oo La La, I'd Be Surprised, Strings Of Love, Way Back In The Day, I Had A Vision, This Eye, Times Like This, Beat The Time, Not Saying Goodbye
Albums Love Has Come For You, Volcano, Picture Perfect Morning, Shooting Rubberbands At The Stars, So Familiar, Edie Brickell
Nominations Tony Award for Best Original Score, Grammy Award for Best Americana Album, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
Movies Born on the Fourth of July


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1 Third wife of Paul Simon.
2 Is 25 years younger than husband Paul Simon.
3 Attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
4 Attended Southern Methodist University.
5 Children with Paul Simon: sons Adrian Edward, Gabriel Elijah and daughter Lulu.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2016 music - 1 episode, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Guapas TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Girls 2014 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
One Hit Wonderland TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Late Show with David Letterman 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Way Way Back 2013 performer: "For The Time Being", "Go Where the Love Is" / writer: "For The Time Being"
Paranoia 2011/I Video performer: "What I Am" / writer: "What I Am"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ugly Betty TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Le juge est une femme TV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2008 performer - 1 episode, 2008
Towelhead 2007 writer: "What I Am" - as Edie Arlisa Brickell
Crazy Love 2007/I Documentary performer: "L'amour est Aveugle", "I Wish I Never Saw The Sunshine"
American Dad! 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cold Case 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Smallville TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
Born on the Fourth of July 1989 performer: "A Hard Rain's a Gonna Fall"
Doogie Howser, M.D. 1989 TV Series writer - 1 episode
How I Got Into College 1989 writer: "Love Like We Do"
Loverboy 1989 writer: "What I Am"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live 1990-1994 TV Series Musical Guest
Born on the Fourth of July 1989 Folk Singer - Syracuse, NY

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 70th Annual Tony Awards 2016 TV Special Herself - Nominee
CBS This Morning 2016 TV Series Herself
The Tony Beat 2016 TV Series Herself
Today 2016 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
CBS News Sunday Morning 2016 TV Series documentary Herself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song: Willie Nelson 2016 TV Movie Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell 2014 Video Herself
The Queen Latifah Show 2013 TV Series Herself - Muscial Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2013 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Conan 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011-2013 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 1994-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
Canada A.M. 2007 TV Series Themselves
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2003-2006 TV Series Herself
2004 Jammys: The Theatre at Madison Square Garden 2004 TV Mini-Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1995 TV Series Herself
Willie Nelson: The Big Six-0 1993 TV Special documentary Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1991 TV Series Herself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Greatest 2009 TV Series documentary Herself - #24: 'What I Am' (as Edie Brickell & New Bohemians)
Top of the Pops 2 1994 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Grammy Grammy Awards Best American Roots Song · Steve Martin (songwriter)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Americana Album · Steve Martin


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1 [on finding inspiration from Julie Andrews] When I was a little girl I tried to get out of the house as much as I could, just to walk through nature alone and sing. So when I first saw that character emerge, singing, running through the hills, I completely related to what she was doing. It sounds so corny, but I celebrated nature as a child. And it sang back.


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