Rosie Thomas

Infobox musical artist
Name = Rosie Thomas



Img_capt = Rosie Thomas @ Roots of Heaven VIII, Patronaat, Haarlem, Netherlands (13 May 2007)
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Origin = Seattle, Washington, nowrap|United States
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Label = Sing-A-Long Records
Associated_acts = Velour 100
URL = [http://www.rosiethomas.com/ www.rosiethomas.com]
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Rosie Thomas is an American singer-songwriter, originally from Michigan. It was through mutual friends that she met Trey Many and began playing shows with Velour 100. They recorded one EP together and played a few short tours, where she met Damien Jurado and Pedro the Lion. She then moved to Seattle to briefly attend Cornish College before deciding to focus on a solo recording career.

Thomas also performs as a stand-up comedian under the name "Sheila Saputo".

Her appearance on the song "Parking Lot", from Damien Jurado's album "Ghost of David", brought her to the attention of famed record label Sub Pop who signed her in 2000.

Her debut album "When We Were Small" was released on January 22, 2001. The album featured Eric Fisher (who Thomas met at Cornish College in Seattle) on guitar and keyboards and Andy Myers on drums. Fisher and Myers returned for 2003's follow-up "Only with Laughter Can You Win".

She released her third album, "If Songs Could Be Held", in 2005.

In March 2006, Thomas was invited by Toronto indie rock label Paper Bag Records to exclusively contribute to their"See You on the Moon!" compilation with her song "Faith's Silver Elephant".

In April 2006, Pitchfork erroneously announced that Thomas and American musician Sufjan Stevens were having a baby together, but were forced to print a retraction. [ [http://www.stereogum.com/archives/002494.html Sufjan Stevens Hypothetical Tracklists] – article in Stereogum] [ [http://www.filter-mag.com/news/interior.3139.htmlSufjan E-Mails Smack Down] – article in Filter Magazine] [ [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/29535/Interview_Interview_Sufjan_Stevens Interview: Sufjan Stevens] – interview with Pitchfork] Denison Witmer and Thomas later admitted it was an April Fools' prank. [http://www.denisonwitmer.com/news.php?rowstart=10]

Her latest album, "These Friends of Mine", was released on December 12, 2006 through her own record label Sing-A-Long Records.

Discography

Albums

*"When We Were Small" (2001)
*"Only with Laughter Can You Win" (2003)
*"If Songs Could Be Held" (2005)
*"These Friends of Mine" (2006)

EPs

*"In Between" (2001)
*"Paper Airplane" (2002)

ingles

*"Pretty Dress" (2005)

References

*cite web | title=Link | work=Official Rosie Thomas website | url=http://www.rosiethomas.com/ | accessdate=5 January | accessyear=2006
*cite web | title=Link | work=Sub Pop Rosie Thomas mini-site | url=http://www.subpop.com/scripts/main/bands_page.php?id=388 | accessdate=5 January | accessyear=2006
*cite web | title=Link | work=Rosie Thomas biography at Allmusic | url=http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&token=ADFEAEE57316DF46A97520D29D3350C8BD61F71AD74DFC813E394B5DD3BA7F4B824363EA40FC8890E6A521B371E3FE31A1450DD3CAE81AFDDD6C393887EEA7704943&sql=11:oe6fmpzj9f8o~T1 | accessdate=5 January | accessyear=2006

External links

* [http://www.rosiethomas.com/ Official website]
*MySpace-music|rosiethomasmusic|Rosie Thomas


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