Leslie Feist — most widely known simply while Feist — was a respected person in the Canadian alternate music community before getting a global pop sensation using the success on her behalf albums ALLOW IT Die as well as the Reminder. Feist was created in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada on Feb 13, 1976. Her dad Harold is really a well known abstract painter and educational, while her mom Lyn can be a visual designer who functions in ceramics. Feist was a baby when her parents divorced, and her mom relocated to Regina, Saskatchewan with youthful Leslie and her old brother Ben. We were young in Regina and later on Calgary, Leslie was an excellent college student who hoped to become writer, and created a pastime in music after becoming a member of a youngsters choir. When Leslie was 15, her innovative ambitions required a sharp change when she became a member of a Calgary-based punk music group, Placebo (no regards to the later on U.K.-centered neo-glam outfit) in 1991. In 1993, Placebo received a Battle from the Rings that gained them an area at a rock and roll event starting for the Ramones, and in 1995 the group would launch an EP, Don’t Drink the Bathwater. Nevertheless, Feist was an inexperienced vocalist who experienced trouble maintaining the group’s effective stage quantity, and in 1996 she remaining Placebo when she started to experience harm to her vocal cords. Feist remaining Calgary for Toronto, and was recommended by way of a doctor never to sing for half a year. As she resolved in her fresh hometown, Feist utilized her downtime from performing to focus on her instrumental capabilities; she trained herself acoustic guitar and began composing songs utilizing a four-track saving setup, and in addition found the bass and performed for the spell within the music group Noah’s Arkweld. In 1998, she became tempo guitarist using the indie rock and roll clothing By Divine Best, and appeared on the 1999 record Bless This Clutter. During her period with By Divine Best, Feist started piecing jointly the music she’d been composing and released her initial record, Monarch (LAY OUT Your Jeweled Mind). Many copies from the disk were marketed at the merch desk at displays, and it received small notice at that time. After departing By Divine Best, Feist shared a flat using a fellow unbiased musician, Merrill Nisker. As Nisker started shaping her lascivious stage persona Peaches, Feist became area of the action, executing with sock puppets on-stage, offering support vocals, and performing on Peaches’ debut recording, The Shows of Peaches. (She’d also contribute vocals to Peaches’ 2006 recording Impeach My Bush.) After touring the U.K. with Peaches, in 2001 Feist came back house to Toronto and was asked to become listed on the indie rock-band and music artists’ collective Damaged Sociable Scene by creator Kevin Drew. After touring with Broken Sociable Scene, she added vocals with their 2002 recording You Forgot It in People, which gained rave reviews and a Juno Honor for Alternative Recording of the entire year. Later on in 2002, Feist remaining Toronto for Paris, France, and by using makers and instrumentalists Chilly Gonzales (whom she got met while dealing with Peaches) and Renaud Letang (most widely known for his use Manu Chao), she started focus on her second single work. Released in 2004, ALLOW IT Die was a strikingly achieved fusion of pop, folk, indie, digital, and Latin affects, which provided an extraordinary display for Feist’s awesome but effective vocal stylings. The recording won enthusiastic evaluations and impressive product sales by indie specifications, while the monitor “Mushaboom” became an effective single; ALLOW IT Die gained the Juno Award for Greatest Alternative Rock Record, while Feist had taken house the trophy for Greatest New Musician. As Feist done her third record, in 2006 she released a series called Open Period, which highlighted remixes, collaborative recordings, as well as other assorted items. While ALLOW IT Die produced Feist right into a main indie success tale, 2007’s The Reminder transformed her right into a real pop superstar; it got into the Canadian record graphs at number 2, and debuted at amount 16 in america. The record was already offering well when Apple utilized the melody “1234” within a Television place for the iPod Nano; the industrial seemingly do as much to market the song since it do the audio participant, and forced “1234” in to the Top Ten from the U.S. singles graphs on the effectiveness of paid downloads only. “My Moon, My Man” and “PERSONALLY I THINK EVERYTHING” also fared well as singles, as the Reminder gained Feist a yellow metal record in america and sold more than a million copies internationally, in addition to earning her another five Juno Honours. The achievement of The Reminder resulted in several interesting collaborations for Feist: she made an appearance on Stephen Colbert’s 2008 vacation unique A Colbert Xmas: THE BEST Gift of most, sang a duet with Jeff Tweedy on Wilco’s 2009 launch Wilco: The Recording, added to a Neglect Spence tribute record curated by Beck (in addition, it highlighted Wilco, Jamie Lidell, and Adam Gadson), made an appearance in a brief film aimed by Kevin Drew entitled WATER, and performed a rewritten edition of “1234” on Sesame Road using the Muppets. She also reunited with Broken Public Scene for a small number of live performances, one of that was shot by movie director Bruce McDonald for the film This Film Is Broken. Nevertheless, while Feist was savoring dealing with others, she place a self-imposed moratorium on creating songs of her very own for quite some time, instead dealing with filmmaker Anthony Seck on the documentary in regards to the recording from the Reminder and her following concert tour, entitled Take a look at The actual Light Did Today. In 2011, Feist came back with a fresh record, Metals, a low-key established which was well received but noticeably much less poppy compared to the Reminder. During following years, she held busy without releasing very much Feist materials: she published a song for just one from the Twilight films (“Fire within the Water”), came out within the 2011 film The Muppets, collaborated on the split single using the witty rock music group Mastodon for Record Shop Day time 2012, performed in the tenth-anniversary event from the Arts & Crafts label in 2013, and produced looks on recordings by close friends including Mocky and Kevin Drew. When Feist re-emerged with her 5th studio recording and 1st in five-and-a-half years, she explored themes of varied emotional says. Pleasure found its way to the springtime of 2017 alongside a routine of worldwide music event looks.
Awards Polaris Music Prize, Juno Award for Album of the Year, Juno Award for Artist of the Year, Juno Award for Songwriter of the Year, Juno Award for Single of the Year, Juno Award for Pop Album of the Year, Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year, Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Juno Award for Adult Alternative Album of the Year, Juno Award for Video of the Year, Juno Award for Music DVD of the Year, World Press Photo Award for Innovative Storytelling
Music Groups Broken Social Scene, By Divine Right, Royal City
Music Songs 1234, Mushaboom, My Moon My Man, I Feel It All, How Come You Never Go There, The Bad in Each Other, Inside and Out, Fire in the Water, A Man Is Not His Song, The Limit to Your Love, Pleasure, Bittersweet Melodies, Secret Heart, Get Not High, Get Not Low, One Evening, Any Party, Undiscovered First, Brandy Alexander, Life's A Happy Song, Century, I'm Not Running Away, I Wish I Didn’t Miss You, A Commotion, Train Song, Baby Be Simple, Caught a Long Wind, Cicadas and Gulls, Tout doucement, When I Was a Young Girl, How My Heart Behaves, Lonely Lonely, Young Up
Albums Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down), Let It Die, Open Season, The Reminder, Metals, Pleasure, Hug Of Thunder, The Red Demos, The Reminder Deluxe EP
Nominations Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Juno Fan Choice Award, Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album, Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Juno Award for Recording Package of the Year, Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist, MTV Europe Music Award for Best French Act, MuchMusic Video Award for Video of the Year, MuchMoreMusic Award, MuchMusic Video Award for People's Choice: Favourite Canadian Artist
Movies Love Shines, Look at What the Light Did Now, Ivory Tower, This Movie Is Broken, The Water