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Sixpence None the Richer

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Named honoring a passage from C.S. Lewis’ Simple Christianity, the Texas-based CCM music group Sixpence non-e the Richer started taking form in the first ’90s, when guitarist Matt Slocum 1st fulfilled vocalist Leigh Nash (previously Lee Bingham) in a chapel retreat. Primarily a trio curved out by bassist T.J. Behling, the group documented a demonstration before putting your signature on with R.E.X. Information, a label that previously specific in Christian metallic. Their debut LP, The Fatherless & the Widow, made an appearance in 1993. With the help of tempo guitarist Tess Wiley, fresh bassist J.J. Plasencio, and drummer Dale Baker, Sixpence non-e the Richer toured before time for the studio room to record their sophomore work, 1995’s This Gorgeous Mess. The recording earned a Dove Award and was accompanied by the Seat tickets to get a Prayer Steering wheel EP. Both Wiley and Plasencio exited before the group’s following LP, an eponymously entitled work that converted the music group right into a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated work. Although released in 1997, Sixpence non-e the Richer didn’t remove until 1999, once the dreamy monitor “Kiss Me” premiered as an individual. The music was presented on the 3rd time of year of Dawson’s Creek and catapulted Sixpence non-e the Richer’s celebrity power in to the mainstream, making airplay in a lot more than ten different countries. Accolades continuing because the band’s rendition from the La’s’ “There She Runs” also became a significant hit, thanks partly to its addition within the Nickolodeon film Snow Time. The brand new millennium appeared bright because the music group weathered the departure of founding drummer Dale Baker (changed in 2001 by Rob Mitchell) and inked a fresh record cope with Reprise. In fall 2002, Sixpence non-e the Richer came back to form using the lushly gorgeous Divine Discontent. The band’s cover from the Packed House traditional “Don’t Fantasy It’s Over” forced Sixpence non-e the Richer’s name back to the graphs in early 2003, as well as the song’s inclusion for the soundtrack towards the WB’s Smallville was a significant hit one of the teenager audience. However, the group disbanded in 2004, with Matt Slocum releasing his personal group immediately after the break up and Leigh Nash going after a solo profession. The breakup ended up being a bit more when compared to a hiatus, nevertheless, as Sixpence non-e the Richer reunited in 2007 and released the My Dear Machine EP. Cross-Atlantic tour schedules followed, along with a Christmas-themed work entitled The Dawn of Sophistication arrived right before the vacation season in past due 2008. In ’09 2009 the music group announced that they had agreed upon with Credential Recordings and an record titled Strange Discussion was planned for another year. Label complications and other problems postponed the album’s discharge until 2012 when made an appearance under its brand-new title, Shed in Transition.

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Full Name Sixpence None The Richer
Awards Young Hollywood Award for Best Song
Music Songs Kiss Me, There She Goes, Don't Dream It's Over, Breathe Your Name, Melody Of You, I Can't Catch You, We Have Forgotten, The Lines of My Earth, Angel Tread, Waiting On The Sun, A Million Parachutes, Within a Room Somewhere, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Beautiful Scandalous Night, Easy to Ignore, Loser Like Me, Down And Out Of Time, Christmas for Two, The Ground You Shook, Sister, Mother, Tension Is A Passing Note, I Won't Stay Long, Too Far Gone, Dancing Queen, Puedo Escribir, Circle of Error, The Waiting Room, Love Salvation the Fear of Death, Melting Alone, Brighten My Heart, I Need Love, I've Been Waiting
Albums Lost in Transition, My Dear Machine, The Dawn of Grace, The Best of Sixpence None the Richer, Divine Discontent, Sixpence None the Richer, Tickets for a Prayer Wheel, This Beautiful Mess, The Fatherless and the Widow, The Ultimate Collection, Top Ten, Early Favorites, 6 Picks: Essential Radio Hits EP, The Best of the Early Years
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Band


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bachelor 2017 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Simpsons 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Vai que Cola 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Love the Coopers 2015 performer: "Carol of the Bells"
Please Like Me 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guapas 2014 TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Enie backt 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Psych 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Block 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
You Again 2010 performer: "Kiss Me" 1997
Grey's Anatomy 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Be Cool 2005 performer: "Kiss Me"
7th Heaven 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
After the Sunset 2004 performer: "Kiss Me"
Uptown Girls 2003 performer: "Charmed Life"
Six Feet Under 2003 TV Series 1 episode
View from the Top 2003 performer: "I've Been Waiting"
Smallville 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days 2003 performer: "Kiss Me"
Birds of Prey 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Eine Hochzeit und (k)ein Todesfall 2001 TV Movie performer: "Kiss Me"
Not Another Teen Movie 2001 performer: "Kiss Me"
Mein Leben & ich 2001 TV Series performer: "There She Goes" Theme
Mercy Streets 2000 performer: "LOVE"
Here on Earth 2000 performer: "We Have Forgotten", "I Need Love"
After Sex 2000 performer: "Kiss Me"
Snow Day 2000 performer: "There She Goes"
Dick 1999 performer: "Dancing Queen"
Daria 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
She's All That 1999 performer: "Kiss Me"
Girl 1998 "I Can't Catch You" / performer: "We Have Forgotten"

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Morning Buzz Live 2012 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
The Cornerstone Festival: Twenty Years and Counting 2004 Video documentary Themselves
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 2003 TV Series Themselves
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1999-2002 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest / Himself - Musical Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 1999 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Top of the Pops 1999 TV Series Themselves

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