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Kimya Dawson

Biography

Vocalist/songwriter Kimya Dawson is most beneficial known on her behalf use the anti-folk clothing the Moldy Peaches, but she also maintained a lo-fi single career through the 2000s. She produced her single debut with 2002’s I AM SORRY That Occasionally I’m Mean, a assortment of extra tunes performed mainly on the classical guitar, and continuing releasing her personal albums following the Moldy Peaches got a hiatus in 2004. On the way, she added eight tracks towards the chart-topping Juno soundtrack, which brought her music to some wider viewers, and produced a foray into children’s music. The quirky songwriter was created and elevated in Bedford Hillsides, NY, where her parents went a day-care middle from their house. Dawson and fellow Moldy Peach member Adam Green fulfilled in 1995 at an archive shop in Mt. Kisco, NY, where she worked well. For another four years, Dawson shifted backwards and forwards between NY and Washington, but she and Green started writing tracks together whenever period allowed. In 1999, Green adopted Dawson to Washington, where they shaped the Moldy Peaches. Green came back to NY after a yr, with Dawson pursuing later. Ultimately, the Moldy Peaches — right now having a lineup that included Dawson, Green, drummer Firmly Beats, bassist Steve Mertens, and guitarists Jack port Dishel and Toby Goodshank — started playing the city’s anti-folk circuit. The group released their self-titled debut in 2001 to essential acclaim. All of the tracks had been co-written and sung by both Dawson and Green, as well as the music group toured the Areas and abroad to get its launch. Dawson also started working with additional artists by adding support vocals to Ben Kweller’s 2002 single debut, Sha, Sha. Later on that same yr, the Moldy Peaches started a hiatus of indefinite size when both Dawson and Green’s (Garfield) single albums had been released. I AM SORRY That Occasionally I’m Mean was well received by critics, and Dawson embarked on a tour of European countries and america. In 2004, Dawson released two even more albums of materials culled from her bedroom classes: Knock-Knock Who? and My Cute Fiend Lovely Princess. Afterwards that calendar year, Hidden Vagenda appeared on K Information. Dawson resurfaced in 2006 using the Kimya Dawson/Matty Pop Graph EP, and a full-length record titled UNDERSTAND THAT I REALLY LIKE You. Her profession had taken hook but surprising submit 2008, once the Juno soundtrack became a multi-platinum achievement and K Information released her initial children’s record, Alphabutt, including the music “Wiggle My Teeth,” “Small Monster Infants,” and “Pee Pee within the Potty.”

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Full Name Kimya Dawson
Profession Singer-songwriter, Music artist, Film Score Composer
Nationality American
Spouse Angelo Spencer
Children Panda Delilah Spencer
Siblings Akida Junglefoot Dawson
Music Songs Loose Lips, So Nice So Smart, Tire Swing, I Like Giants, My Rollercoaster, Walk Like Thunder, Same Shit / Complicated, Wandering Daughter, Driving Driving Driving, The Beer, I Love You Sweet Baby, Miami Advice, Zero or a Zillion, Little Panda Bear, My Mom, Will You Be Me?, Solid and Strong, Lullaby for the Taken, Seven Hungry Tigers, Sunbeams and Some Beans, All I Could Do, We’re All Animals, Nobody’s Hippie, Great Crap, Eleventeen, Viva la Persistence, Reminders of Then, I Like My Bike, Blue Like Nevermind, I Like Bears, Little Monster Babies, I Will Never Forget
Albums Thunder Thighs, Alphabutt, Remember That I Love You, My Cute Fiend Sweet Princess, Hidden Vagenda, Knock Knock Who?, I'm Sorry That Sometimes I'm Mean


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#Fact
1 Has a daughter named Panda Delilah Spencer (b. July 28th 2006).
2 Member of The Moldy Peaches.
3 Cousin of Fabrizio Moretti of The Strokes.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guapas TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2014 writer - 3 episodes, 2014
Unmade Beds 2009 performer: "UNDERGROUND", "I'M FINE" / writer: "UNDERGROUND", "I'M FINE"
Qwerty 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Juno 2007 performer: "Tire Swing" 2006, "My Rollercoaster" 2006, "So Nice So Smart" 2004, "I Like Giants" 2006, "Reminders of Then" 2002, "12/26" 2006, "Loose Lips" 2006, "Tree Hugger" 2007, "Sleep" uncredited / writer: "Tire Swing" 2006, "My Rollercoaster" 2006, "So Nice So Smart" 2004, "I Like Giants" 2006, "Reminders of Then" 2002, "12/26" 2006, "Loose Lips" 2006, "Tree Hugger" 2007, "Anyone Else But You" 2001, "Sleep" uncredited
Murderball 2005 Documentary writer: "Anyone Else But You"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mary (Based on a True Story) 2008 Short
Robot Boy 2003 Short
Mold on a Peach 2002 Video short

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Torrey Pines 2016 Whitney (voice)
Mold on a Peach 2002 Video short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Juno 2007 composer: songs

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Johnny Physical Lives 2015 Documentary short co-producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Last Call with Carson Daly 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Vlogbrothers 2012-2013 TV Series documentary Herself
The Heart Is a Drum Machine 2009 Documentary Herself

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