Ben Lee

Australian Actor and Singer
Born Sep 11, 1978

Benjamin Michael "Ben" Lee is an ARIA Award winning musician and actor. Lee began his career as a musician at the age of 14 with the Sydney band Noise Addict, but focused on his solo career when the band broke up in 1995. He appeared as the protagonist in the Australian film The Rage in Placid Lake. Lee has released seven solo studio albums, with an eighth on the horizon.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ben Lee.


1978 Birth Born on September 11, 1978.


1993 14 Years Old Lee's musical career began in 1993 with the band Noise Addict, who were signed to Steve Pavlovic's independent label Fellaheen Records, on the strength of a self-produced and distributed four-track demo recorded in Lee's bedroom. … Read More
1994 15 Years Old These including the acoustic Young and Jaded EP in 1994, which contained Lee's Evan Dando tribute, "I Wish I Was Him". … Read More
1995 16 Years Old …  Lee began his career as a musician at the age of 14 with the Sydney band Noise Addict, but focused on his solo career when the band broke up in 1995. … Read More
1998 19 Years Old Lee was then featured on the There's Something About Mary soundtrack, with the song "How to Survive a Broken Heart". 1998's Breathing Tornados, released on Pavlovic's new label Modular, marked a new direction for Lee as he introduced synthesisers and increased instrumentation into his sound. … Read More


2001 22 Years Old In 2001 Lee contributed a track ("Sweet Is the Night") to a Jeff Lynne tribute album Lynne Me Your Ears.
2002 23 Years Old Lee's fourth album, hey you. yes you., was released in 2002. … Read More
2003 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, he also contributed several songs to the Evan Dando solo album Baby I'm Bored.
2004 25 Years Old In late 2004, Lee left Steve Pavlovic's Modular Recordings and started his own record label, Ten Fingers. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old Awake Is the New Sleep received several nominations for the 2005 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards, and Lee won Best Male Artist, Best Independent Release, and Single of the Year for "Catch My Disease", which Lee wrote with Mcgowan Southworth. "Catch My Disease" also went to No.2 on the 2005 Triple J Hottest 100. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old On 26 March 2006, Lee performed "We're All in This Together" from Awake Is the New Sleep at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games. … Read More
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Lee released his sixth album, Ripe, on 18 September 2007 with Benji Madden and Mandy Moore making appearances. … Read More


2009 30 Years Old In February 2009, Lee released his seventh studio album, The Rebirth of Venus, which received mixed reviews. … Read More
2011 32 Years Old Lee's eighth studio album, Deeper into Dream, was released on 11 October 2011. … Read More
2013 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2013, Lee released his ninth and arguably his most experimental studio album entitled Ayahuasca: Welcome to the Work, with collaboration from Jessica Chapnik. … Read More
2015 36 Years Old In June 2015, Lee released his 10th solo album, Love Is the Great Rebellion, his first on a major label, Warner Bros. … Read More
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