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Jolie Holland performing in 2009
September 11, 1975 |
|Genres||Rock, traditional, country, Americana|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar, violin, accordion|
|Associated acts||The Be Good Tanyas|
Jolie Holland (born September 11, 1975 in Houston, Texas) is an American singer and performer who combines elements of folk, traditional, country, rock, jazz, and blues. She was one of the founding members of The Be Good Tanyas.
ANTI- labelmates Tom Waits and Sage Francis are both outspoken fans of Holland's: Waits nominated her for the Shortlist music prize while Francis has said that Holland's album Escondida was his most listened to album of 2005. Holland collaborated with Francis on two tracks on his album Human the Death Dance.
- Multiple collaborations with David Dondero, including backing vocals on the song "Analysis Of A 1970's Divorce" on Dondero's 2001 album Shooting at the Sun With a Water Gun
- Lead vocals on The Grey Funnel Line on Hal Willner's Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys (2006, ANTI-)
- Backing vocals for Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin's studio solo album Cold as the Clay
- Violin on The Speakers' album Yeats Is Greats
- Backing vocals on Chuck Ragan's album Feast or Famine
- Lyrics and performance of Flood of Dreams in the film King of California
- Backing vocals on "Cinders of the Sun" and "Heart of Misery" for Steve Abel and the Chrysalids' album Flax Happyon
- Backing vocals on David Gray's "Kathleen"
- Contributed to two tracks on Sage Francis' Human the Death Dance
- Backing vocals on "Songs for Love Drunk Sinners" by Jan Bell and the Cheap Dates
- Collaboration with Booker T. Jones on the album "What A Wonderful World"
- Backing vocals on "Old/New" by Frally
- Backing vocals on "Alabama chicken" and "Rattlesnake charm (Dream machine)" by Sean Hayes (musician)
- "Jolie Holland Interview". Quietcolor.com. Retrieved 2009-04-27.
- allmusic ((( Jolie Holland > Overview )))
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