Britta Phillips
Female rock singer, band member of Luna
Britta Phillips
Britta Phillips is an American musician, songwriter, actress and voice actor. She is best known as the singing voice of the title character of Jem and as one half of the duo Dean and Britta, with her husband Dean Wareham. Her acting credits include the 1988 film Satisfaction.
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Foundations of rock - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Wareham will be playing a set of all Galaxie 500 material with his three-piece band, featuring Britta Phillips on bass and drummer Anthony LaMarca, at the Corner on October 11 with guests Death in Vegas's Tim Holmes and Sand Pebbles
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Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500 - Tone Deaf
Google News - over 5 years
... their former frontman and guitarist, Dean Wareham, is set to head down under playing a set of all-Galaxie 500 material with a three-piece band featuring his wife Britta Phillips (Luna, Belltower) on bass and drummer Anthony Lamarca
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Interview with Jared Artaud of The Vacant Lots - Rock Edition
Google News - over 5 years
When we first started as a band, I sent him the tracks I was working on, and he and Britta Phillips were some of the first people to get back in touch with us. They both have continued to be very supportive and encouraging over the years
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Music: Dean & Britta's guide to the Galaxie - Taipei Times
Google News - over 5 years
The Taipei Times interviewed Wareham and Britta Phillips by e-mail earlier this week. Taipei Times: Why Galaxie 500 songs, and what's the difference between performing them and original Dean & Britta songs? Dean Wareham: We just saw the film
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Dean Wareham y Vivian Girls completan el Jazzaldia - Diario Vasco
Google News - over 5 years
Wareham se labró una personal biografía musical, primero con Galaxie 500, después con el también influyente experimento Luna y finalmente, y en menor medida, como dúo (Dean & Britta), con su pareja y miembro del grupo Luna, Britta Phillips. ... -
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Dean and Britta play Galaxie 500 - Time Out Hong Kong
Google News - over 5 years
They broke up in 1991 – rather acrimoniously – and, since then, Wareham has gone on to form dream pop outfit Luna, and Dean & Britta with his wife Britta Phillips. But around a year ago, the New Zealand-born, American-bred former frontman of the band
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Will Jem Follow Transformers to the Big Screen? - Blogcritics.org (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... old animated series of the same name is currently one of the Hub cable channel's most-watched programs--actually belonged to musician Britta Phillips of Luna and Dean & Britta fame (was Gillian Jacobs' Community character Britta named after her?)
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Spoleto nears the end of its annual screen test - Charleston City Paper
Google News - over 5 years
At the College of Charleston's Emmett Robinson Theatre, musicians Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips (formerly of indie-pop '90s band Luna) are long past their college days, but they've still got the attitude and the retro fashion sense of their younger
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Spoleto Update: Festival gears up for second weekend with Shen Wei and Warhol - Creative Loafing Atlanta (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Musicians Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips chose 13 of them—including screen tests by Nico, Lou Reed, Dennis Hopper and Edie Sedgwick—for their show 13 Most Beautiful...Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests, which runs through the weekend
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The Throwback: Jem is back! - CNN (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
CNN spoke to Britta Phillips, the singing voice of Jem. CNN: The show ran for three seasons... Did you record the music all at once or was it spread out over three years? Britta Phillips: It was spread out. When the episodes were written,
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Sixty most beautiful minutes with Britta Phillips - Charleston City Paper
Google News - over 5 years
Britta Phillips is a siren, but she's not necessarily leading us to swift and certain danger. It's more complicated than that. It's more like she's daring us to a more challenging yet accessible way of hearing music
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San Miguel Primavera Sound 2011: sábado - Jenesaispop.com
Google News - over 5 years
Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500: Como ya hicieran en su reciente gira por nuestro país, Dean Wareham y su inseparable Britta Phillips repasaron con la misma formación (la cual incluye a un miembro de los recientemente disueltos Polar) los grandes éxitos
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HUB brings Jem and the Holograms May 28, a chat with Britta Phillips - Monsters and Critics.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Monsters and Critics: Britta, tell me the funniest anecdote you remember when doing the voice-over singing for this iconic animation... Britta Phillips: I'm terrible at recalling let alone telling anecdotes. Hmm, the only
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Dean and Britta compose the <i>13 Most Beautiful </i>for Warhol's screen tests - Charleston City Paper
Google News - almost 6 years
It&#39;s a song he and his wife Britta Phillips composed especially for this moment. The song is one of a series of 13, each corresponding to its own screen test, which Warhol shot in the 1960s during the height of the Factory, his New York City studio
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Ready for Spoleto? Here's your sampler - Charlotte Observer
Google News - almost 6 years
The artist&#39;s silent-film portraits of Edie Sedgwick, Allen Ginsberg and other 1960s personalities are accompanied by a score by indie-pop musicians Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips. Another option: Circa, a seven-member circus troupe from Australia
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12 Great Fake Bands (Relix Revisited) - Relix
Google News - almost 6 years
Mystery, Satisfaction: Family Ties&#39; Justine Bateman gets her ya-yas out, only her fictional bandmate Britta Phillips actually went on to find satisfaction as the bassist in Luna. 12. The Barbusters, Light of Day: Joan Jett and Michael J. Fox slug it
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Print Magazine Menu - Portland Monthly (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Songwriters Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips, formerly of the band Luna, will perform a live score of original compositions and covers for 13 of the films. Taylor Mac, Comparison is Violence: The Ziggy Stardust Meets Tiny Tim Songbook [NEW YORK,
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Loppen flytter Dean Wareham - GAFFA.dk
Google News - almost 6 years
Dean Wareham skulle i aften have spillet Galaxie 500-materiale på Loppen sammen med konen Britta Phillips og Anthony LaMarca, men da Christiania er lukket, har man valgt at flytte koncerten. Det betyder, at koncerten i stedet vil blive afviklet på
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Sounds for a Celebration
NYTimes - about 7 years
SOME will be celebrating the end of a year of anxiety. Some, an entire decade of it. And some will be celebrating simply because they just paid $100 to enter a bar for the evening, so they darn well better get some celebration out of it. Whatever the reason, New York has no shortage of ways to ring in 2010, and one of the best is with a live
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Britta Phillips
    FORTIES
  • 2010
    Age 46
    In 2010, Phillips appeared alongside Wareham on Yo Gabba Gabba! in the episode titled "Ride".
    More Details Hide Details Britta had a cameo, along with Dean Wareham, in the Noah Baumbach film, Frances Ha (written by Baumbach and Greta Gerwig).
    In 2010, Phillips performed vocals on the MGMT single "It's Working" from their album Congratulations. 2016 saw the release of her debut solo album, "Luck or Magic" on April 29.
    More Details Hide Details It contains 5 covers along with 5 original songs. Britta's first acting job was as the singing voice of the lead character in the animated series Jem, alongside actress and singer Samantha Newark, who provided Jem's speaking voice. The series ran from 1985 to 1988.
    Wareham, a former member of the band Galaxie 500, toured with Phillips in 2010 performing the band's back catalog.
    More Details Hide Details Phillips has also toured with Ben Lee. Phillips and Wareham have also composed original score for the Noah Baumbach films Mistress America and The Squid and the Whale and the Morgan J. Freeman film Just Like the Son. Their song "Knives From Bavaria" (Sonic Souvenirs) appears in the Olivier Assayas film, Clean (starring Maggie Cheung). Their song "Your Baby" appears in the Italian movie "A/R Andata e Ritorno", directed by Marco Ponti. In 2001, Phillips provided vocals on the Anika Moa album Thinking Room. In 2007, Britta produced and recorded a cover of Neil Young's "I Am a Child" for the benefit CD Cinnamon Girl - Women Artists Cover Neil Young For Charity.
  • 2006
    Age 42
    Phillips married musician Jody Porter but the couple divorced. In 2006 she married musician and Luna bandmate Dean Wareham during the recording sessions for their album Back Numbers.
    More Details Hide Details Solo album Singles
    In 2006, she featured as herself in the Luna band documentary Tell Me Do You Miss Me.
    More Details Hide Details Since 2010, Phillips has voiced various characters in Mary Shelley's Frankenhole, most noticeably Elizabeth Frankenstein. Both Moral Orel and Mary Shelley's Frankenhole were created by Dino Stamatopoulos.
  • 2005
    Age 41
    From 2005 to 2008, she voiced various characters for the Adult Swim series Moral Orel, most notably as Bloberta Puppington.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 24
    Also in 1988, she guest-starred in an episode of the cult TV show Crime Story, in which she played a former homecoming queen turned high-class escort in Las Vegas, Nevada ("Always a Blonde").
    More Details Hide Details She followed that with a starring role as a nurse in the pilot episode of the short-lived TV series Nightingales.
    In 1988, she co-starred in the teen rock band movie Satisfaction, also starring Justine Bateman, Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Trini Alvarado and Scott Coffey.
    More Details Hide Details Phillips performed several songs during the movie and is featured on the soundtrack album.
  • 1985
    Age 21
    In 1985 Phillips' father, through his musical contacts, secured an audition for her for the role of "Jem".
    More Details Hide Details Phillips was hired on the strength of her demo for the show's theme song and that version was the one used in the opening credits. Phillips was a member of the bands The Belltower and Ultrababyfat in the 1990s and Luna from 2001 to 2005. Since then, Phillips has released albums with fellow Luna bandmate Dean Wareham as the duo Dean & Britta.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1963
    Born
    Born on June 11, 1963.
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