Linda Strawberry

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Linda Strawberry
Linda Strawberry - Winterblue.jpg
Background information
Birth name Linda Michelle Rowberry
Born (1981-09-09) September 9, 1981 (age 32)
Genres Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Dream Pop
Occupations Musician
Instruments Keyboard, vocals, guitar, bass
Years active 2000–present
Labels Lovely Chaos
Associated acts Smashing Pumpkins, Djali Zwan, Spirits in the Sky, The Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, The Shadow Bureau, Bon Harris, Billy Corgan
Website lindastrawberry.com, Linda Strawberry on Myspace

Linda Strawberry is the nom de plume of a Los Angeles artist and musician, best known as Billy Corgan's collaborator and touring member for the TheFutureEmbrace tour.

Career[edit]

Initially working under her birth name Linda Rowberry, Strawberry collaborated with Especially For Youth on I Know My Redeemer Lives (2000) and with David Coverdale on Into the Light (2001)

Strawberry was signed to Chrysalis Records with a publishing development deal from 2004 to 2006. She performed with Djali Zwan (the second, acoustic incarnation of Corgan's Zwan project), appearing on the soundtrack to the movie Spun; she is the lead singer on the version of "Love to Love" from that soundtrack.

She started her own label called Lovely Chaos Records, on which she released The Lost Record EP in August 2007, and Lip Distortion in 2009.

She has appeared on The Jimmy Chamberlin Complex album Life Begins Again, and on the soundtrack of 2002 movie Spun as well acting as an engineer on Sarah McLachlan's latest record. She has worked with Bjorn Thorsrud, Alan Moulder, Bon Harris. She sang a duet with David Coverdale on his 2001 solo record "Into the Light". She appeared with Billy Corgan on the very last Bozo the Clown Show. She was also active as a production assistant to the Zwan project.[1][2]

In March 2008 Strawberry was chosen to appear in a national Peta2 "Fur Is Dead" campaign.[3]

August 2009 Strawberry joined Billy Corgan, Dave Navarro, Mark Tulin, Mike Byrne, Kerry Brown, Mark Weitz, Ysanne Spevack, and Kevin Dippold to do a tour under the band name Spirits in the Sky.[4]

In 2011 she sang a duet with Curt Smith from Tears for Fears for a song by The Shadow Bureau titled "Don't Give Yourself Away", and was responsible for some of the artwork for Peter Murphy's video of "I Spit Roses."[5]

Solo discography[edit]

  • 2007: The Lost Record
  • 2009: Lip Distortion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zwan's Mary Star of the Sea
  2. ^ Linda Strawberry. "Linda Strawberry - Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  3. ^ "Peta2 blogs on Linda Strawberry". Peta2. 
  4. ^ "Traveling Troubadours Seek Pumpkins To Smash @ Antiquiet News". Antiquiet.com. 2009-08-27. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  5. ^ "Peter Murphy Talks Octopi and Roses As New Album Debuts". Houston Press. 4 July 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 

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