Amber Coffman

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Amber Coffman
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Coffman in 2008
Background information
Birth name Amber Dawn Coffman
Born (1984-06-15) June 15, 1984 (age 32)
Austin, Texas, United States
Genres Indie rock, art pop, R&B, experimental
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2005–present
Associated acts Dirty Projectors, Sleeping People

Amber Dawn Coffman (born June 15, 1984 in Austin, Texas) is a singer and musician based in Los Angeles, California formerly based in Brooklyn, New York. A former member of Sleeping People, Coffman is best known as the guitarist for the indie rock band Dirty Projectors. As of mid 2015, she is working on her debut solo album.[1][2]

Other work[edit]

She has also collaborated with electronic artist Rusko on the 2010 track "Hold On"[3] and with Diplo of Major Lazer on the 2012 track "Get Free".[4] In 2013 she was featured on hip hop artist J. Cole's song "She Knows" from his album Born Sinner.[5] In 2012, she collaborated on "No Regrets" with Snoop Lion and T.I.[6] She also collaborated with rapper Riff Raff on a song called "Cool It Down" on his Neon Icon album.



Dirty Projectors
Sleeping People


As featured artist
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
BEL (Vl)
BEL (Wa)
"Hold On"[3]
(Rusko featuring Amber Coffman)
2010 O.M.G.!
"Get Free"
(Major Lazer featuring Amber Coffman)
2012 3 17 29 59 7 56 Free The Universe
"No Regrets"
(Snoop Lion featuring T.I. & Amber Coffman)
"She Knows"
(J. Cole featuring Amber Coffman)
2013 68 Born Sinner


  1. ^ Hudson, Alex (10 December 2013). "Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman Prepping Solo Album, Working with John Cale". exclaim!. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Morgan Britton, Luke (9 December 2013). "Dirty Projectors' Amber Coffman working on debut solo album". The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Larry, Fitzmaurice (26 April 2010). "Rusko: "Hold On" [ft. Amber Coffman]". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Laura, Snapes (15 April 2012). "Download Major Lazer's Collaboration With Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors: "Get Free"". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Blanco, Alvin Aqua (13 November 2013). "J. Cole ft. Amber Coffman – "She Knows"". Hip Hop Wired. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Singh, Amrit (26 April 2013). "Snoop Lion – "No Regrets" (Feat. T.I. & Amber Coffman)". Stereogum. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Major Lazer - Belgium (Flanders) Charts". Hung Medien. 
  8. ^ "Major Lazer - Belgium (Wallonia) Charts". Hung Medien. 
  9. ^ "Major Lazer - Danish Charts". Hung Medien. 
  10. ^ "Major Lazer - French Charts". Hung Medien. 
  11. ^ "Major Lazer - Dutch Charts". Hung Medien. 
  12. ^ Peak positions in the United Kingdom:

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