Sydney Forest

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Sydney Forest
Born San Diego, California, U.S.
Genres Acoustic music
Instruments Vocals, guitar

Sydney Forest is an American composer and musician. Her music has been featured in several films, notably Ghibli Studio's English dub of Kiki's Delivery Service.


Born in San Diego, Sydney Forest is the daughter of Gayla Peevey (who became famous in her childhood for singing the novelty hit I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas).[1] Upon entering into her career, Forest was signed to a deal with Disney Music Publishing shortly after she began gigging in Los Angeles. Her lyrics and music gained a great deal of attention including the National Academy of SongwritersLionel Richie Songwriting Award. Forest has credited her inspirations to be from Charles Dickens to Honoré de Balzac, even Dr. Seuss and to Shel Silverstein. Later on, Forest appeared on the Warner Bros. network TV series Popular in which she had performed her own songs as melodic interludes.




Episode: "The Phantom Menace" (1999) (Role: Herself)


  1. ^ "Sydney Forest". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 

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