Swan Dive

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Swan Dive is an American bossa nova/pop musical duo composed of Bill DeMain and Molly Felder. Founded in 1995, Swan Dive is best known for its album Circle, released in 1998.

Swan Dive has appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and opened shows for Barack Obama, Over the Rhine and Sixpence None the Richer, and its music has been heard on television shows including Felicity, The L Word and Unfabulous. The group has attracted fans both on the local scene and in Asia, particularly Japan, Korea and Thailand, where it earned four Top 10 singles along with television appearances and multi-city tours. In early 2002, Swan Dive's Circle won in the 1st Annual Independent Music Awards for Best Pop Song.

Bill DeMain is a Grammy-nominated writer (The Book Of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection) and freelance journalist, whose songs have been recorded by Marshall Crenshaw, Jill Sobule, Amy Rigby, Marti Jones and others. Molly Felder has also sung jingles on a number of national advertising campaigns including Pepsi, Michelob and Chevrolet, and has backed well-known artists including Amy Grant, Michael McDonald and Ricky Skaggs.

Discography[edit]

Main Albums[edit]

  • Wintergreen (1997)
  • You're Beautiful (1997)
  • Circle (1998)
  • Swan Dive (2000)
  • June (2001)
  • Words You Whisper (2002)
  • William & Marlys (2004)
  • Popcorn & A Mama Who Loves Me Too (2005)
  • Until (2007)
  • Mayfair (2009)
  • Soundtrack To Me And You (2014)

Compilations[edit]

  • Groovy Tuesday/Rarities (2004)
  • You're Beautiful/Words You Whisper (2004)
  • June/Better to Fly (2008)
  • Best Of and Besides (2009)

Singles & EPs[edit]

  • Circle (1998)
  • Electronic (2000)

Music Videos[edit]

In 2007, Swan Dive released the music videos "Tender Love" directed by Kip Kubin and "Until" (the carrier single of the album with the same title), starring acclaimed Filipino actress and noted celebrity, Angel Aquino, directed by Elvert de la Cruz Bañares.

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