Camila Grey

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Camila Grey
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Grey performing at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London, April 2012
Born Camila Cristinna Gutierrez
(1979-01-06) January 6, 1979 (age 35)
Texas
Occupation Musician
Partner(s) Leisha Hailey
Website
http://www.uhhuhher.com

Camila Grey (Camila Cristinna Gutierrez; born January 6, 1979) is a Los Angeles based musician currently performing in the duo Uh Huh Her. Grey was formerly the bassist and keyboardist for the band Mellowdrone. She has also worked with such artists as Dr. Dre, Busta Rhymes, Big Black Delta, Tricky, Melissa Auf der Maur, Kelly Osbourne,[1] and Adam Lambert.[2]

Grey began playing piano as a child, and attended the Suzuki music school. She later attended Berklee College of Music where she met Mellowdrone bandmate Jonathan Bates, who was also enrolled.[3] After graduating, Grey moved to L.A. and began working as a session singer vocalist. Her work includes the soundtracks to Something's Gotta Give, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Catwoman, and the television show Nip/Tuck.[4]

Uh Huh Her[edit]

She is a native of Austin, Texas, and after meeting at a party, Grey began working with Leisha Hailey (actress on The L Word and former member of 1990s group The Murmurs) on songs which would be released in 2007 on the EP I See Red.[5] The album was recorded at Grey's L.A. home, and the vocals were reportedly recorded inside of Grey's bathroom.

They had an album released in 2008 titled Common Reaction. In Spring of 2011 they released a second EP titled "Black and Blue" and finished a tour promoting it in May 2011. They released their sophomore record titled "Nocturnes" in late summer/early Fall of 2011. They then released EP3, a collection of their old songs re-imagined acoustically. They released their 3rd studio album titled "Future Souls" on March 25, 2014 via their imprint Plaid Records.

Personal life[edit]

Camila is openly gay.[6] In 2011, news of Grey's romantic relationship with Uh Huh Her bandmate Leisha Hailey became public after the two were ejected from a Southwest Airlines flight for arguing with a flight attendant who asked them to stop kissing.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UH HUH HER - The Band
  2. ^ {{cite and Big Black Delta web|url=https://twitter.com/adamlambert/status/12936449173%7Ctitle=Twitter - adamlambert: Off to Amsterdam!|publisher=Twitter.com| accessdate=2013-11-17}}
  3. ^ Mellowdrone – Listen free at Last.fm
  4. ^ on Virb.com
  5. ^ AfterEllen.com interview
  6. ^ "Catching up with Uh Huh Her.flv". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-11-17. 
  7. ^ D'Zurilla, Christie (September 26, 2011). "Gay Actress & Girlfriend Escorted Off Plane". The Daily Beast. 

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