Emily Jane White

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Emily Jane White
Birth name Emily Jane White
Genres Indie rock
Indie pop
Folk rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 2006–present
Labels Milan Records, Talitres Records, Important Records, Double Negative Records, Saint Rose Records
Website www.emilyjanewhite.com

Emily Jane White is a songwriter, pianist and guitarist from California who released her first album in 2007.[1]

Early life[edit]

White was raised in the seaside town of Fort Bragg, California.[2] She began experimenting with and creating her singing style in the early 2000s at UC Santa Cruz. White's first musical explorations came as a member of punk and metal bands in college. She later branched off with her own group called Diamond Star Halos.[3] After college and spending time in Bordeaux, France, she moved to San Francisco to perform.


On 2 November 2007, White released her first album, Dark Undercoat, through Double Negative Records.[4] It was released as a limited edition deluxe white vinyl LP in 2008 by Saint Rose Records.[5]

Her second album, entitled Victorian America, was released on 27 April 2010 in the U.S. by Milan Records. Victorian America, was written largely in San Francisco and Oakland.

Her third album is entitled Ode to Sentience. The first single, "Requiem Waltz", first appeared on American Songwriter.[6]

White appears on the song "Seeds" on Lonely Drifter Karen's 2010 album Fall of Spring.[7]



Year Album Peak positions Certification
2007 Dark Undercoat 143
2009 Victorian America 113
2010 Ode to Sentience 112
2013 Blood / Lines


Year Single Peak positions Album
2013 "Keeley" 196


  1. ^ "From Cormac McCarthy to Chan Marshall: Emily Jane White's evocative storytelling". SF Weekly. 16 May 2007. Retrieved 3 September 2008. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived April 12, 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Emily Jane White | SPIN | Profiles | Spotlight". SPIN. 15 November 2007. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Emily Jane White at Double Negative Records
  5. ^ [2][dead link]
  6. ^ Schlansky, Evan (27 April 2012). "Song Premiere/Free Download: Emily Jane White, "Requiem Waltz"". American Songwriter. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "Home". Strictly Confidential. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Ola discography". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 

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