Z Berg

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Z Berg
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Z Berg (left) and Tennessee Thomas
Background information
Birth name Elizabeth Anne Berg
Born (1986-06-28) June 28, 1986 (age 32)
Los Angeles, California
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 2001–present
Associated acts The Like, Phases

Elizabeth Anne "Z" Berg (born June 28, 1986) is an American musician.

Berg's father is former Geffen Records A&R exec/record producer Tony Berg.

She was a founding member, guitarist, and lead vocalist of the indie rock group The Like.[1]

Musical career[edit]

Following the hiatus of the Like in 2011, Berg formed the band JJAMZ along with James Valentine (Maroon 5), Jason Boesel (Bright Eyes/Rilo Kiley), Alex Greenwald (Phantom Planet), and Michael Runion.[2] Their debut album, Suicide Pact, was released on July 10, 2012, via Dangerbird Records.[3] Following Valentine's departure from the band it was renamed Phases, and a new record, For Life, was released under the new name and lineup on September 18, 2015.

Berg is friends with Katy Perry, who publicly expressed admiration for Berg's work in Jjamz.[4]

Music critic Dan Cairns described her voice as "Björk meets Harriet Wheeler".[5]

In 2018, Z Berg released two songs as a solo artist, "I Fall For the Same Face Every Time" (released February 25, 2018) and "Time Flies" (released 11 May 2018). She also directed the music video for "Time Flies."


  1. ^ Lewis, Catherine P. (September 14, 2005). "Quick Spins: Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking?: The Like". The Washington Post. p. C05. 
  2. ^ KROQ: JJAMZ’s Z. Berg Made A Suicide Pact With Friends, Isn’t Afraid To Jump. October 23, 2012. Accessed February 16, 2014.
  3. ^ Spin: JJAMZ, 'Suicide Pact' (Dangerbird). July 16, 2012. Accessed February 16, 2014.
  4. ^ "Katy Perry is set to wow Dubai's music fans this weekend". 7Days. December 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ Cairns, Dan (November 13, 2005). "The Like". The Sunday Times. p. 23. 

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