Ellen Reid

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Ellen Reid
Ellen Reid performing with Crash Test Dummies in 2010
Background information
Born (1966-07-14) 14 July 1966 (age 50)
Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
Genres Rock music
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, accordion
Years active 1989–present
Labels Arista, ViK., Cha-Ching, Deep Fried
Associated acts Crash Test Dummies

Ellen Lorraine Reid (born 14 July 1966)[1] is a Canadian musician. She provides backing vocals, piano, keyboards and accordion for the Canadian rock band Crash Test Dummies.

On the band's fourth album, Reid sang lead vocals on "Just Chillin'", "Get You in the Morning" and "A Little Something". She also shared lead vocals with Brad Roberts on the single B-sides, "Filter Queen" and "Party's Over". She also sang lead during some concerts on "Samson and Delilah (If I Had My Way)" and on the hit, "The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead", a cover of the XTC song.[1]

In 2001, Reid released her debut solo album, Cinderellen.[1]

In 2002 Reid took part in the recording of the Crash Test Dummies' Christmas album, entitled Jingle All the Way. In 2004 she was also involved in the recording of the Dummies' Songs of the Unforgiven album. The Crash Test Dummies, with Brad Roberts, Ellen Reid and Stuart Cameron, have continued to record and tour throughout 2010/2011.[2]


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  1. ^ a b c "Ellen Reid | Biography & History". AllMusic. 1966-07-14. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  2. ^ "Crash Test Dummies : Bio". Crashtestdummies.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 

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