Alissa Moreno

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Alissa Moreno
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Background information
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresPop rock
Years active1999–present
LabelsPi Records
Associated actsRascal Flatts
Jeffrey Steele
Websitewww.alissamorenomusic.com

Alissa Moreno is an American singer-songwriter.

Early life[edit]

Alissa Moreno was born on a Navajo Indian Reservation in New Mexico.[1] She began playing violin at the age of 2. As a teenager, she moved to Kona, Hawaii to live with her musician grandfather.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2008, Moreno’s debut album, In Your Wake, was released on her label, Pi Records. Her first single, “Far From Here”[1] was the theme song for the Lifetime television series “Army Wives.”[2] Her song “Next Time” appeared on the soundtrack for the reality TV show, “Laguna Beach and she co-wrote the theme song for the TV Show, “Hope and Faith.”[citation needed]

Moreno co-wrote the song “Every Day” for Rascal Flatts.[3] She has collaborated with musicians Luke Laird, John Swihart, and David Baerwald and co-written songs with JoJo, Vertical Horizon, Fastball, Colbie Caillat, and Chuck Wicks.[1]

Moreno starred in the 2005 short film Super Chicks.[1] She also worked as vocal coach to Ben Affleck for the 2006 film Hollywoodland.[1] Moreno co-wrote the song "Better" which placed second at the 2009 Just Plain Folks Music Awards.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Beck, Ken (1 May 2009). "ROW WRITERS: Alissa Moreno". American Songwriter.
  2. ^ Chung, David (16 July 2007). "KYLER ENGLAND & ALISSA MORENO, LOS ANGELES, JULY 14, 2007". Mobile Beat. Billboard.
  3. ^ Thompson, Gayle (29 October 2008). "Story Behind the Song: 'Every Day,' Rascal Flatts". the Boot. AOL Music.
  4. ^ "2009 Just Plain Folks Music Awards Song Winners". 2009. Retrieved 18 May 2013.

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