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Paleface

Biography

Paleface emerged from New York’s anti-folk motion in 1990, frequenting the low East Side’s open-mike circuit even though honing his hip-hop flavored, anarchic folk together with famous brands John S. Hall of Ruler Missile. A onetime roommate of Beck, Paleface was carrying out at the aged Chameleon golf club when he found the eye of Danny Areas, the former supervisor from the MC5, the Stooges as well as the Ramones; after Areas’ management present, Paleface authorized with Polygram to record his self-titled 1991 debut, which presented the underground strike “Burn off and Rob.” Following a disastrously mismatched tour to get his labelmates the Crash Test Dummies (where shows from the vitriolic “Globe Filled with Cops” resulted with many run-ins with region cops), he was unceremoniously decreased by Polygram amid documenting his second work. After switching from acoustic to guitar and finding a punk music group as his support device, Paleface documented 1995’s Organic for the Shimmy Disk label; although designed as a assortment of studio room recordings, materials from live bootlegs was substituted through the eleventh hour once the vocalist accidentally erased fifty percent of the get good at tapes. After putting your signature on to Elektra, he released LOG OFF in 1996.

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Nationality Finnish
Music Songs There's Something About a Truck, With a Girl Like You, Burn and Rob, Do You Mind, World Full of Cops, Like a Feather, Trouble in the Country, Say What You Want, Lift Yourself Up Slowly, Still I Want to See You, Hank Williams From His Grave, Not Much of a Movie, Comin' Down Rollin', She's It, She Was Talking to Me, State of Denial, Constant Misunderstandings, Again & Again, Junkiestupid, I'll Be Right Back, Don't You Understand, Oh, the Pain, Ouch!, The Tormentor, Pondering the Night Sky, Say It Like You Mean It, Stupid War Movies, Traveling From North Carolina, You Are the Girl, A Cheatin' Song, Short and Sweet, Holy Holy, Try to Hold Your Own
Albums Luova tuho, Helsinki - Shangri-La, The Pale Ontologist, Quarter Past, Studio Tan, Korottaa panoksii, Palaneen Käryä, Maan tapa, Food for the Gods, I Just Wanna Play Guitar, Burnaa, Multibean Vol.2, A Different Story, Just About To Burn, Bottlefed, Free Your Mellow, One Big Party, Snaijaa, Back to Square One: The Greatest Hits
Nominations Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Comedy, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Western


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SuomiLOVE 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
UMO:n Nenäpäivä-konsertti 2015 TV Movie performer: "Heavydiggarin vuorisaarna", "Paperitähdet"
Komissaari 2012 Documentary performer: "Kuinka historiaa luetaan?" / writer: "Kuinka historiaa luetaan?"
Iiro irti 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Rock-Suomi Grande Finale 2011 TV Movie performer: "Helsinki - Shangri-La", "Talonomistaja"
Veijarit 2010 arranger: "Syntynyt rellestää" / lyrics: "Syntynyt rellestää" / performer: "Syntynyt rellestää" / writer: "Syntynyt rellestää"
Koti-ikävä 2005 lyrics: "From Here To There"
Levottomat 3 - kun mikään ei riitä 2004 arranger: "Colgate Soulmate" / lyrics: "Colgate Soulmate" / performer: "Colgate Soulmate", "Old Story" / writer: "Old Story"
Young Love 2001 performer: "Dove on the Greasy Plate", "The Ultimate Jedi Mix" / writer: "Dove on the Greasy Plate", "The Ultimate Jedi Mix" - as Karri Miettinen
Cyclomania 2001 arranger: "Back to Square One" / performer: "Back to Square One" / writer: "Back to Square One"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Viraali 2017 post-production Aaron
Ella & Aleksi - Yllätyssynttärit 2011 MC Koppakuoriainen (voice)
Tunarit 2011 Short as Karri Miettinen
Tyttö sinä olet tähti 2005

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pitääkö olla huolissaan? 2017 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist
Huomenta Suomi 2017 TV Series Himself
Pop 'n' Roll 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
SuomiLOVE 2015 TV Series Himself
UMO:n Nenäpäivä-konsertti 2015 TV Movie Himself
Uutisvuoto 2007-2015 TV Series Himself
Kesäkuski 2015 TV Series Himself
Vino Show 2015 TV Series Himself
1001 Rikua 2015 TV Series Himself
Posse 2014 TV Series Himself
Puoli seitsemän 2014 TV Series Himself
Docventures 2013 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest
MasterChef Suomi 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hyvät ja huonot uutiset 2012 TV Series Himself
Yle Live: Michael Monroe 50 vuotta 2012 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Yle Live: Paleface 2012 TV Movie Himself - Performer / Interviewee
Yle Live: Mitä vapaus on? 2012 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Strada 2011 TV Series Himself
Iiro irti 2011 TV Series Himself
Popkult 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Panelist / Himself
Rock-Suomi Grande Finale 2011 TV Movie Himself
Rock Suomi 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Itsenäisyyspäivän vastaanotto 2010 TV Movie Himself (as Karri Miettinen)
Ajankohtainen kakkonen 2010 TV Series Himself
10 kirjaa lapsuudesta 2008 TV Series Himself
Still in Charge 2007 TV Movie Himself - Artist
Pressiklubi 2005-2006 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
4Pop 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Noriko Show 2004 TV Series Himself
Krisse 2004 TV Series Himself
MTV3 Live: Popfinlandia 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself - Performer
Top 40 2003 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Uutisvuoto 2016 TV Series Himself

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