Edie Brickell

Born Mar 10, 1966

Edie Arlisa Brickell is an American singer-songwriter widely known for 1988's Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars, the debut album by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, which went #4 on the US Albums Chart.

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1966 Birth Born on March 10, 1966.


1985 19 Years Old In 1985, Brickell was invited to sing one night with friends from her high school in a local folk rock group, New Bohemians. She would join the band as lead singer. After the band was signed to a recording contract, the label changed the group's name to Edie Brickell & New Bohemians. Their 1988 debut album, Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars, became a critical and commercial success, including the single, "What I Am." … Read More


1989 23 Years Old Brickell had a role as a folk singer in the 1989 film Born on the Fourth of July. … Read More
1990 24 Years Old She also sang a cover version of Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" in the 1990 film Flashback. … Read More
1992 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1992, she worked with producer Bob Wiseman in New York and Toronto on a collection of songs, utilizing a wind ensemble, unusual keyboards, and Ron Sexsmith. … Read More


2006 40 Years Old In 2006, with all of the original members of New Bohemians, she made another album titled Stranger Things.
2010 44 Years Old In 2010, Brickell became a founding member of new band The Gaddabouts, consisting of Steve Gadd on drums, Edie Brickell as lead vocalist and guitar, Andy Fairweather Low on electric and acoustic guitars and background vocals, Pino Palladino on bass and guitar, and featuring Dan Block, Ronnie Cuber, Joey DeFrancesco, Gil Goldstein, and Marcus Rojas.
2011 45 Years Old In 2011, Brickell wrote the title track, "The Meaning of Life," for Tamar Halpern's film, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life. … Read More
2013 47 Years Old Starting in May 2013, she toured with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers throughout the United States and North America.


2016 50 Years Old In 2016, the musical Bright Star — to which she contributed music, lyrics, and story — opened on Broadway at the Cort Theatre.
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