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Aimee Mann

About

Aimee Elizabeth Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter. Over the course of four decades, she has released more than a dozen albums as a solo artist and with other musicians. She is noted for her sardonic and literate lyrics about dark subjects. Her work with the producer Jon Brion in the 1990s was influential on American alternative music.

Mann was born in Richmond, Virginia, and studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. In the 1980s, after playing with the Young Snakes and Ministry, she co-founded the new wave band 'Til Tuesday and wrote their top-ten single "Voices Carry" (1985). 'Til Tuesday released three albums and disbanded in 1990 when Mann left to pursue a solo career.

Mann released her first solo album, Whatever, in 1993, followed by I'm With Stupid in 1995. They received positive reviews but low sales, and placed Mann in conflict with her record company. Mann achieved wider recognition when she recorded the soundtrack for the Paul Thomas Anderson film Magnolia (1999), earning nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal. After Mann's record company Geffen refused to release her third album, Bachelor No. 2, Mann self-released it under her own label, SuperEgo Records, in 2000. It received strong sales and critical acclaim, establishing Mann as a career artist who could work outside of the major label system.

Mann has released seven albums since. In 2014, she released an album with Ted Leo as the Both. She has appeared in films and television series including The Big Lebowski, Steven Universe, The West Wing and Portlandia. Her awards include two Grammy Awards, including Best Folk Album for Mental Illness (2017), and she was named one of the ten greatest living songwriters by NPR in 2006.

Articles

April 14, 2022

Aimee Mann Announces First Solo Art Show

The singer-songwriter will display her paintings of Presidents and First Ladies—and perform live—at City Winery in Manhattan

pitchfork.com

March 18, 2022

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen denies Aimee Mann was dropped from support slot due to gender

"The idea that I would make any decision based on the gender of a performer is ridiculous" The post Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen denies Aimee Mann was dropped from support slot due to gender appeared first on NME.

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March 17, 2022

Donald Fagen Denies ‘Ridiculous’ Claim About Why Aimee Mann Was Dropped From Steely Dan Tour

Fagen apologizes for "communication problem" but adds, "Although I have the greatest respect for Aimee... I thought it might not be the best matchup in terms of musical style"

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March 17, 2022

Aimee Mann says she’s been dropped from Steely Dan’s 2022 tour

"No-one is entirely sure why, but it seems they thought their audience wouldn’t like a female singer-songwriter?" The post Aimee Mann says she’s been dropped from Steely Dan’s 2022 tour appeared first on NME.

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March 17, 2022

Aimee Mann Says Steely Dan Dropped Her From Tour

“As it happens, Steely Dan is the one band that I 100% love, with no reservations, so it really sucks.”

pitchfork.com

October 15, 2021

Susanna Hoffs, Aimee Mann Team Up to Cover Badfinger’s Power Pop Classic ‘Name of the Game’

Track will appear on the Bangles frontwoman's new covers album, Bright Lights

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September 21, 2021

Dave Grohl and Aimee Mann to Perform at 2021 New Yorker Festival

Readers can get 20% off tickets to any virtual event with the code PITCHFORK20

pitchfork.com

August 6, 2021

Aimee Mann Shares ‘Suicide is Murder’ From Upcoming New Album

Queens of the Summer Hotel will be out November 5th

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August 6, 2021

Aimee Mann Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song: Watch

Mann wrote Queens of the Summer Hotel in conjunction with music for a stage adaptation of Girl, Interrupted

pitchfork.com

March 27, 2021

Courney Love teases new collaboration with The Big Moon

'Roses' is coming soon, and also appears to feature Aimee Mann The post Courney Love teases new collaboration with The Big Moon appeared first on NME.

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Discs

Queens of the Summer Hotel

November 5, 2021

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I See You

October 29, 2021

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Burn It Out

September 24, 2021

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Suicide is Murder

August 6, 2021

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M.O.D.O.K. (Original Soundtrack)

May 21, 2021

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Avalanche

September 18, 2020

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Hold On

November 22, 2019

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Drive (From "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story")

February 7, 2018

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Mental Illness

March 31, 2017

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Goose Snow Cone

January 20, 2017

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Patient Zero

January 13, 2017

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Can't You Tell? (30 Days, 30 Songs)

October 11, 2016

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I'm Cured

February 1, 2014

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Charmer

September 18, 2012

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Charmer - Single

July 31, 2012

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@#%&*! Smilers

June 3, 2008

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@#%&*! Smilers (Deluxe)

June 3, 2008

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One More Drifter in the Snow

October 24, 2006

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The Forgotten Arm

May 3, 2005

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Live at St. Ann's Warehouse

November 2, 2004

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Lost In Space (Deluxe Edition)

December 9, 2003

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Lost In Space

August 27, 2002

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Bachelor, No. 2 (Or, The Last Remains of the Dodo) [20th Anniversary Edition]

May 2, 2000

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Bachelor No. 2 (Or, The Last Remains of the Dodo)

January 25, 2000

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Magnolia (Music from the Motion Picture)

December 7, 1999

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I'm With Stupid

January 1, 1995

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Whatever

January 1, 1993

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