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|Birth name||Lucy Nicole Schwartz|
December 7, 1989 |
Los Angeles, California, United States
Lucy Nicole Schwartz (born December 7, 1989) is an American singer and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. She has become well known for writing/ performing original songs for film and TV, including songs for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, Nashville, Parenthood, Shrek Forever After and What Masie Knew.
In 2010, Schwartz released her sophomore album, Life in Letters.
Schwartz has toured with Lilith Fair, alongside Sarah McLachlan and Sheryl Crow, and opened for The Weepies, Brandi Carlile, The Civil Wars, Agnes Obel, Toad the Wet Sprocket, A Fine Frenzy, Joshua Radin, and The Belle Brigade.
Her songs have been featured in over a dozen television programs, including Grey's Anatomy, Army Wives, and The Good Wife. Schwartz wrote the international theme song for NBC's show, Parenthood, and she has written original songs for numerous films, including Twilight, Shrek Forever After, Mother and Child, Post Grad, Monte Carlo, Adam, and the Meg Ryan comedy, The Women.
Her single "Boomerang" appeared in the closing credits of the fourth season finale of the television series Arrested Development, for which her father, David Schwartz, composed the soundtrack. She had previously performed the vocal recordings "Mr. F" and "For British Eyes Only" in a faux-English accent for the series.
Albums & EPs
- Timekeeper (2013)
- Keep Me EP ( 2011)
- Life in Letters (2010)
- "Help Me! Help Me! EP (2010)
- Winter in June (2007)
Original songs in movie soundtracks
- "I Don't Know a Thing" — Remember Sunday (2013)
- "Blue Sky" — Remember Sunday (2013)
- "Feeling of Being" — What Maisie Knew (2012)
- "Cold" (with Aqualung) — The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (2011)
- "I Want The Sky" — Monte Carlo (2011)
- '"Paper Plane" — Center Stage 2: Turn it Up (2008)
- “Darling I Do” (with Landon Pigg) — Shrek Forever After (2010)
- “Little One” — Mother & Child (end title song) (2009)
- "Turn Back Around" — Post Grad (2009)
- "Gone Away" — Adam (2009)
- "Beautiful" — The Women (opening song) (2008)
- "Count On Me" — The Women (end title song) (2008)
TV theme songs
- “When We Were Young” — Parenthood (international theme song) (2010)
- "Family Tree Legends - Lucy Schwartz".
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