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Teddy Geiger
Geiger in 2018
Geiger in 2018
Background information
Born (1988-09-16) September 16, 1988 (age 32)
Rochester, New York, U.S. [1]
Genres
Occupation(s)
Years active2005–present
Labels
Associated acts
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Teddy Geiger (born September 16, 1988[2]) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.[3]

Career[edit]

Early career: 2005–2008[edit]

Originally signed to Columbia Records as a teenager, Geiger's debut album, Underage Thinking, released in 2006, peaked at number eight on the US Billboard 200 albums chart and spawned two singles, "For You I Will (Confidence)" and "These Walls."

The Last Fears: 2011–2013[edit]

Geiger's sophomore album, The Last Fears, was released in 2013 through iTunes and Spotify.[4] The album involved many peers and collaborators including John Ryan, A Great Big World, Holly Miranda, Theo Katzman, as well as Levon Helm’s producer and musical director Larry Campbell.

LillyAnna: 2018[edit]

Geiger released her third album, LillyAnna under the name Teddy <3 or teddy❤️, in 2018. The album received widespread critical acclaim support from the likes of New York Times,[5] Paper,[6] Billboard,[7] Rolling Stone,[8] Pitchfork.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Geiger was born on September 16, 1988, to Lorilyn Rizzo-Bridges and John Theodore Geiger, I.[10][11] She has two siblings, brother A. J. and sister Rachel.[10] She attended McQuaid Jesuit High School.[12]

Geiger came out as a trans woman in October 2017, and has said that she "knew she was female at 5 years old."[13][14] She has also said that she intends to keep the name Teddy and use female pronouns.[14]

She was engaged to Canadian actress Emily Hampshire but the couple ended their engagement in June 2019, after seven months.[15][16][17]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected information
Title Details Peak chart positions
US
[18]
AUS CAN
Underage Thinking
  • Released: March 21, 2006
  • Label: Columbia
8 27 59
The Last Fears
  • Released: May 14, 2013
  • Label: Jabbarock
Lillyanna[19]
  • Released: November 9, 2018
  • Label: Whatever

EPs[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected information
Title Details
Step Ladder
  • Released: June 7, 2005
  • Label: Cred
Snow Blankets the Night
  • Released: December 12, 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG, Columbia
Living Alone
  • Released: November 2, 2010
  • Label: Self-released

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US[20] US Adult
Pop
[21]
US Pop[22] AUS[23]
"For You I Will (Confidence)" 2006 29 10 18 12 Underage Thinking
"These Walls" 32 34 50
"Better Now (Live from Harro East Ballroom)" 2007 Non-album single
"I Was in a Cult" 2018 Lillyanna
"Lilyanna"
"Body and Soul"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Album
2013 "Love and Run" (Tiësto, Mark Alston, Baggi Begovic and Jason Taylor featuring Teddy Geiger) Club Life: Volume Three Stockholm

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Title Album
2018 "Under Pressure"
(Shawn Mendes featuring Teddy<3)
Non-album promotional single

Other appearances[edit]

Compilations
Title Year Album
"You'll Be in My Heart" 2006 DisneyMania 4
"Tomorrow Never Comes" 2008 The Rocker: Music from the Motion Picture
"Bitter"
"Living for the First Time"
"Down"
"Great Escape"
"Coming Through In Stereo"
"Nothin' But a Good Time"
"Too Far"
"I'm So Bitter"
"Afraid (My Brother's Cries)" 2009 SingSOS: Songs of the Spectrum

Songwriting and production credits[edit]

Title Year Artist(s) Album Songwriter Producer
"Criminals" 2020 Loyal Lobos Everlasting checkY
"Whatever It Is" 2020 Loyal Lobos Everlasting checkY|checkY
"San Francisco" 2020 Niall Horan Heartbreak Weather checkY
"Cross Your Mind" 2020 Niall Horan Heartbreak Weather checkY
"Dear Patience" 2020 Niall Horan Heartbreak Weather checkY
"Black and White" 2020 Niall Horan Heartbreak Weather checkY
"So Hot You're Hurting My Feelings" 2019 Caroline Polachek Pang checkY
"Call Me" 2019 Olivia O'Brien Was It Even Real? checkY
"We Lied To Each Other" 2019 Olivia O'Brien Was It Even Real? checkY checkY
“Low Key” 2019 Ally Brooke TBA checkY
“Jump on It” 2018 Sean Paul Mad Love: The Prequel EP checkY checkY
“Woke Up in Japan” 2018 5 Seconds of Summer Youngblood checkY
“Unless It's With You” 2018 Christina Aguilera Liberation checkY
“Perfectly Wrong” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
“When You're Ready” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY
“Mutual” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
“Queen” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
“Because I Had You” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
“Why” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
“Fallin' All in You” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
“Nervous” 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY
Where Were You in the Morning? 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes[25] checkY checkY
“Spaceship”
(featuring Uffie)
2018 Galantis Non-album single checkY
“If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be)” 2018 Leon Bridges Good Thing checkY
Youth
(featuring Khalid)
2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY
“Machine” 2018 Anne-Marie Speak Your Mind checkY checkY
“Fitness” 2018 Lizzo Non-album single checkY
In My Blood 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
Lost in Japan 2018 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes checkY checkY
“Dance” 2018 DNCE Non-album single checkY
“Who I Am”
(featuring LunchMoney Lewis)
2017 Maroon 5 Red Pill Blues checkY
“Capital Letters” 2017 Grace Mitchell 21st & Motley EP checkY
“Do You Think of Me” 2017 Nvdes La Nvdite Vol. I EP checkY
“All We Ever Wanted” 2017 Hey Violet From the Outside checkY
“O.D.D.” 2017 Hey Violet From the Outside checkY checkY
“Over” 2017 James Blunt The Afterlove checkY checkY
Bartender 2017 James Blunt The Afterlove checkY checkY
“I Don't Wanna Dance” 2017 Coin How Will You Know If You Never Try checkY
“Pray”
(featuring Rooty)
2017 John Ryan Fifty Shades Darker: OST checkY
There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back 2017 Shawn Mendes Illuminate checkY
“Be the 1” 2017 Ricky Reed Non-album single checkY
“Express Myself” 2016 Ricky Reed Non-album single checkY checkY
“Digital Life” 2016 Empire of the Sun Two Vines checkY
“Patience” 2016 Shawn Mendes Illuminate checkY
“No Promises” 2016 Shawn Mendes Illuminate checkY checkY
Mercy 2016 Shawn Mendes Illuminate checkY checkY
“Sober”
(featuring JRY)
2016 DJ Snake Encore checkY checkY
Girls Talk Boys 2016 5 Seconds of Summer Ghostbusters: OST checkY
Summer Nights
(featuring John Legend)
2016 Tiësto Non-album single checkY
Treat You Better 2016 Shawn Mendes Illuminate checkY checkY
New Girl 2016 Reggie 'n' Bollie Uncommon Favours checkY
“Save Yourself” 2016 Birdy Beautiful Lies checkY
“Work It Out”
(featuring Digital Farm Animals)
2016 Netsky III checkY checkY
“Wonderful Life (Mi Oh My)” 2015 Matoma Hakuna Matoma checkY
“I Feel Good”
(featuring LunchMoney Lewis)
2015 Thomas Rhett Tangled Up checkY
“Clap Snap” 2015 Icona Pop Emergency EP checkY
“First Time” 2015 Icona Pop Emergency EP checkY
“Emergency” 2015 Icona Pop Emergency EP checkY
“Real Thing” 2015 LunchMoney Lewis Bills EP checkY
Stitches 2015 Shawn Mendes Handwritten checkY checkY
“Where Do Broken Hearts Go” 2014 One Direction Four checkY checkY
“Little Black Dress” 2013 One Direction Midnight Memories checkY checkY
“Love and Run”
(with Mark Alston, Baggi Begovic, and Jason Taylor, featuring Teddy Geiger)
2013 Tiesto Club Life: Volume Three Stockholm checkY
“You're Not Thinking” 2011 Drake Bell A Reminder EP checkY

Television and movie appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Royal Pains Lucky 2 episodes (“Off-Season Greetings”, Parts 1 and 2)
2008 The Rocker Curtis Film
2006 Love Monkey Wayne Jensen 4 episodes (Pilot, “Nice Package”, “Coming Out”, “Confidence”)
2004 VH1's In Search of the Partridge Family Keith Partridge Finalist

References[edit]

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