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|Born||1974 (age 44–45)|
|Instruments||Vocal, Piano, Violin|
|Years active||c. 2006–present|
Michelle Featherstone is a British singer-songwriter currently[when?] residing in the United States. She has received awards from the Royal Academy of Music for piano and violin and the Bishops Award for voice.
Early life and education
Featherstone initially did not intend to pursue a career in music. As an art history major and anthropology minor at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, she had intended to pursue a career in museum curation. She moved to Europe and worked for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy. In Venice, she also worked on the American Pavilion for the Venice Biennale and as a liaison for visiting artists from White Cube gallery in London. Through her work with the Guggenheim she found herself managing the Walt Disney-Tishman Collection of African Art in Glendale, California.
After about 18 months at Disney's Imagineering arm, Featherstone decided that "corporate America" wasn't for her and made the decision to reconnect with her musical roots while working as a waitress in Southern California. It was during one of her waitressing jobs that she played a few original songs on the piano while the scheduled performers were on a break and realised that she wanted to pursue a career in music. Mark Volman of the Turtles and Featherstone began playing the Los Angeles singer-songwriter circuit.
Featherstone's music has been featured on shows such as Grey's Anatomy, Las Vegas, One Tree Hill, How I Met Your Mother, Smallville, Ghost Whisperer and Parenthood. Her music has also been featured on reality television programs including MTV's The Hills, The City and ABC's America's Funniest Videos.
Her voice has also appeared in move trailers, including for the rendition of Leaving on a Jet Plane for the movie 7500. She continues to work as a session singer for commercials and various other projects.
In 2007, she signed to Windswept Pacific/Bug/BMG for her first publishing deal. She has had cuts with Scandinavian artist Teitur and French artist Nolwenn Leroy and has written for and with artists and writers from Nashville, Los Angeles and London.
|God Bless the Child|
|Go on My Child|
|Perfect||Smallville (Season 7 Ep. 20)|
|Cancelling Christmas||Smallville (Season 7 Ep. 9)|
|Over You||Smallville (Season 3 Ep. 7)|
|I'm There Too|
|Careful||How I Met Your Mother (Season 4 Ep. 23)|
|Looking For Love||One Tree Hill (Season 2 Ep. 15)|
|Back of the Church||One Tree Hill (Season 2 Ep. 17)|
|Sunday||One Tree Hill (Season 3 Ep. 2)|
|Coffee & Cigarettes||One Tree Hill (Season 3 Ep. 21) included in One Tree Hill, Volume 2: Friends With Benefit album (Maverick Records)|
|We Are Man and Wife|
|Looking for Love||One Tree Hill (Season 5 Ep. 6)|
|Running Down||One Tree Hill (Season 6 Ep. 5)|
|Rest of my life||Grey's Anatomy (Season 3 Ep. 11)|
|I Will Be Fine|
|All That I Want||Las Vegas (Season 2) Premier|
|How Can You|
- Las Vegas Season 2 Ep. 1 Summertime
- Las Vegas Season 3 Ep. 11 Gone for Good
- Las Vegas Season 5 Ep. 10 Today
- Las Vegas Season 5 5dvd Faces
- Knight Rider Season 1 Good to be alive
- NBC Upfronts 2005 Sweet Baby
- Ghost Whisperer Season 3 301 I Said
- The Hills Season 2 It's My Mistake
- The Hills Season 3 I will Overcome
- The Hills Season 5 You're not alone
- The Hills Season 5 Escape
- The Hills Season 5 You don't see me any more
- The Hills Season 1 Careful
- The Hills (Season 1 Ep. 10) Stories down
|2007||Bridge to Terabithia||Keep Your Mind Wide Open||Co-wrote song with Dave Bassett|
|Captivity||I Will Overcome|
|2006||Peaceful Warrior||I'm There Too||Lakeshore Records|