Pink Nasty

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Pink Nasty
Pink Nasty performing at SXSW in 2008
Background information
Origin Wichita, Kansas
Genres Alternative Country
Years active 2003-present

Sara Beck, better known by her stage name, Pink Nasty is an American singer-songwriter. She is from Wichita, Kansas and currently lives in Austin, Texas.[1] Pink Nasty has released three full-length albums. She performs with her brother, a rapper who goes by the stage name Black Nasty.[1]

Kathryn Yu of NPR described Pink Nasty as a "young and talented singer-songwriter whose quirky alt-country songs nicely complement her pretty but powerful voice".[1] The song "Don't Ever Change" on her second album, Mold the Gold features Pink Nasty and Bonnie Prince Billy.[1] She has opened for notable indie music acts Britt Daniel and José González.[2]

Pink Nasty's third album, Pink Nasty was released in 2010. Reviews on the Oxford American and Austin 360 websites praise the album's blend of quirkiness and pop.[3][4]

Beck studied at Berklee College of Music, and cites Weezer, Stephen Malkmus and The Strokes as influences.[5]


Year Title
2003 Mule School
2006 Mold the Gold
2010 Pink Nasty


  1. ^ a b c d Yu, Kathryn. "A Cracked Power Ballad, Realistic and True". NPR. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Hopkin, Kenyon. "Pink Nasty". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Daniel, Alex. "CD review: Pink Nasty". Austin 360. Retrieved 22 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Sunniest Albums for Spring". Oxford American. Retrieved 22 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Jackson, Jill. "Pink Nasty Interview: SXSW 2010". Retrieved 22 June 2010. 

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