Courtney Marie Andrews

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Courtney Marie Andrews
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Courtney Marie Andrews in 2010
Background information
Born (1990-11-07) November 7, 1990 (age 24)
Origin Phoenix, Arizona
Genres Indie, folk
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 2007-present
Associated acts Jimmy Eat World

Courtney Marie Andrews (born November 7, 1990) is a singer-songwriter originally from Phoenix, Arizona.[1] She released her first album, Urban Myths, in 2008,[2] and she has released four albums since.[3]

Biography[edit]

Andrews began playing guitar and writing song at the age of 13 or 14[1][2] and began performing at 15.[2] She has performed at the First Annual Winter Folk Festival,[4] the 2010 Final Folk Festival at Modified Arts,[5] and the 2011 River Jones Music & Friends Fest.[6]

In September 2009, Jim Adkins of the band Jimmy Eat World asked Andrews to sing with him on a live cover of Wilco and Feist's song "You and I".[7] In 2010, she recorded backup vocals for Jimmy Eat World[8] on five songs for their album Invented. She subsequently joined them on stage to perform during the album's release and full 2010/2011 tours.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • Urban Myths (2008)
  • Painters Hands and a Seventh Son (2009)[2]
  • For One I Knew (2010)
  • No One's Slate is Clean (2011-2012)
  • On My Page (2013)
Singles
  • "Venus is Prominent" (2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Drew, Cline (October 2008). "Know Your Locals". Java Magazine. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  2. ^ a b c d Meyer, Mike (July 30, 2009). "Courtney Marie Andrews Gives a Glimpse into a Teen Girl’s World". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Mudgway, Sarah (January 12, 2011). "Jimmy Eat World Plus Courtney Marie Andrews Performing an Acoustic Version of Coffee and Cigarettes Live". Coup de Main Magazine. Retrieved 2011-01-03. [dead link]
  4. ^ Breysse, Emma (December 18, 2008). "Peace Offering: Phoenix neo-hippies play music that's outta sight". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  5. ^ Bartkowski, Becky (November 30, 2009). "Show Review: Final Folk Festival at Modified". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  6. ^ Fossum, Melissa (January 17, 2011). "River Jones & Friends Music Festival at The Paisley Violin Last Night". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  7. ^ Jansen, Steve (April 8, 2010). "By the Time I Get to Phoenix: Courtney Marie Andrews Is the Biggest Star in the Valley's Blooming Pop-Folk Scene". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  8. ^ Rosen, Steven. "Jimmy Eat World: Have Little Complaints About Their New Album". Ultimate-Guitar.com. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 

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