Liz Phair

Liz Phair

 

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Elizabeth Clark “Liz” Phair (born April 17, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

She began her career in the early 1990s by self-releasing audio cassettes under the name Girly Sound, before signing with the independent record label Matador Records. Her 1993 debut studio album Exile in Guyville was released to acclaim; it has been ranked by Rolling Stone as one of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Ten years after the release of her debut, Phair's fourth album, Liz Phair, was released on Capitol Records and her music began to move in a more pop rock-oriented direction. Phair has sold nearly three million records worldwide. Her latest album, Funstyle, was released on July 3, 2010.

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Exile in Guyville
 
Exile in Guyville is American indie rock singer-songwriter Liz Phair's debut album.
Whip-Smart
 
Whip-Smart is the second album by American singer-songwriter Liz Phair, released in 1994, the follow-up to Phair's critically well received debut, 1993's Exile In Guyville.
Liz Phair
 
Liz Phair is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Liz Phair, released June 24, 2003 on Capitol Records.
Somebody's Miracle
 
Somebody's Miracle is the fifth album by Liz Phair, released on October 4, 2005 (see 2005 in music) on Capitol Records.

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Album Appearances & References7

Popular Songs8

Song Appearances & References2

Musical Group References2

Films1

Minor Film Appearances & References5

TV Shows6

Collaborators & Influencers6

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News Articles6

Liz Phair Signs Two-Book Deal With Random House
  –  November 17, 2017
Liz Phair is writing a book! Two, actually. Variety reports that Phair has signed a two-book deal with Random House, and the first book, described as “a rich and kaleidoscopic memoir of Phair’s experiences with fame, heartbreak, motherhood, and ...
Random House Signs ’90s Darling Liz Phair to Two-Book Deal
  –  November 16, 2017
Book publisher Random House has acquired two titles by influential singer and songwriter Liz Phair. Her debut album “Exile in Guyville,” released in 1993, put Phair on the map for melding provocative lyrics with a pop flair. She quickly became a ...
New "What's In My Bag?" Episode...
  –  November 15, 2017
The program was eventually picked up by MTV, counting guest appearances by Wu-Tang Clan, Liz Phair, Cibo Matto with Sean Lennon, Adam Sandler, The Kids in the Hall, Kevin Smith, and Beck. Fogelnest has co-directed shows by Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler ...
The life and death of the indie-rock heyday
  –  November 4, 2017
around the time of Liz Phair’s Exile in Guyville, boutique indie Matador — who would release work by Pavement, Guided by Voices, and Cat Power — began a distribution deal with the mighty Atlantic Records. Elliott Smith would move from Kill Rock Stars ...
10 Essential Music Books
  –  November 2, 2017
The book is a series of interviews and oral histories that read more as monologues with '90s icons like Courtney Love, Kim Gordon, Liz Phair, and The Raincoats. Because Raphael is so scarcely present in the interviews, the book reads as if all of the ...
Tom Cruise, Liz Phair, Lucinda Williams, Kim Basinger & More Remember Tom Petty
  –  October 6, 2017
I did the “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” video [in 1993] for one reason: Tom Petty. I didn’t even care what it was about -- I was just blown away when he called. Then I heard the music, and I was so in love with the song. The director [Keir McFarlane ...

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