Jennifer Terran was born in Los Angeles, growing up in the 70’s on a dead end street in North Hollywood suberbia. She was the youngest of five children and raised Mormon though she would leave her religion at 15. Her mother Adele Kathryn was an intense, passionate woman, an artist, a dancer and a singer. Jennifers’ parents met at a nightclub- her mom singing in a very tight, sexy sequened dress, her father Tony Terran in the band.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds is the solo moniker of former Oasis guitarist and lead song writer Noel Gallagher. The band originates from Manchester, England, and includes former Oasis session pianist Mike Rowe, drummer Jeremy Stacey of The Lemon Trees and percussionist Lenny Castro. The band also varies guests on their debut album such as the Crouch End Festival Chorus and The Wired Strings.
Mishaped Pearls are: Manuela Schuette - Vocals Ged Flood - Guitar, Mandolin, Piano, plug ins Manuela was born in Germany and has lived in London for around 14 years.
Her background is classical and opera with a little folk/pop thrown in to keep it real! Ged is a Readin' lad but has lived in London for the last 4 years. Born into an Irish family of folk musicians he went on to play in indie/rock and folk bands over the years.
Silbermond is a German rock band from Bautzen. The band originally formed in 1998 under the name Jast, which comes from the first letters of the band members' names (Johannes, Andreas, Stefanie, Thomas). In 2001, they changed their name to Silbermond ("Silver moon"). As opening act for Jeanette Biedermann, they became increasingly popular in Germany and Austria. They released their first album "Verschwende deine Zeit" ("Waste your time") in 2004. In late 2004 they went on tour, publishing their first concert DVD "Verschwende Deine Zeit - Live" in April 2005, which reached gold status.
Jessica Bailiff is an American singer-songwriter from Toledo, Ohio. Her music is largely classified as slowcore, although it contains elements of post-rock. It is essentially a droning, experimental style of slow-tempo music which coalesces textured, blurry and surreal sounds with immersed vocals. her most recent release is a 4-track ep, recorded with Annelies Monseré. This was released as the cd 'untitled ep' by 'Jessica Bailiff & Annelies Monseré' www.brainwashed.com/jb
MAKE GOOD YOUR ESCAPE is Mike Yates, Steve Wattis, Tim Fleet and Tim Foreman. After years of playing in various bands in their rather uninspiring hometown of Chichester, slowly honing their abilities and developing an intense love for playing live, MGYE was born in the summer of 2004. In September 2007, MGYE announced they were to split. http://www.myspace.com/makegoodyourescape
Neil Hannon (born November 7, 1970) is a singer and songwriter, best known as the creator and lead member of the orchestral pop group The Divine Comedy. The band's official website even goes so far as to say, "The Divine Comedy is Neil Hannon," and Hannon is quoted in an interview as saying, "The Divine Comedy will always be my band because... I thought of it first!" In 2005 he contributed vocals to his long-time collaborator Joby Talbot's soundtrack for the movie version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Sir John Eliot Gardiner CBE FKC (born 20 April 1943, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England) is an English conductor. He founded the Monteverdi Choir in 1964 and the English Baroque Soloists in 1978. Gardiner is most famous for his interpretations of Baroque music on period instruments with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists, but his repertoire and discography are not limited to early music.
Santessa is the UK's best kept secret. Her debut album DELIRIUM, produced by Stuart Matthewman, (Sade, Maxwell, Sweetback) released through Sony UK in 2000, was critically acclaimed across the board. It has gone on to become a highly sought after collectors item worldwide. Born on the Isle of Man, but without a drop of Manx blood; Her mother is half English, half Ghanaian, and her father hails from Ireland.