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, she made the decision one night in a bar to get up on stage with 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, with the big hit, "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 Brickell married singer-songwriter Paul Simon on May 30, 1992. … Read More


2006 40 Years Old In 2006 she reunited with some of the original members of New Bohemians and they released the album Stranger Things.
2007 41 Years Old In late 2007, Brickell and her stepson Harper Simon formed the band The Heavy Circles. They released a single on iTunes entitled "Hands On." The Heavy Circles released a debut album on February 12, 2008, featuring Sean Lennon, Martha Wainwright, and members of Cibo Matto.
2010 44 Years Old In 2010, Brickell became a founding member of new band The Gaddabouts, consisting of Steve Gadd - drums, Edie Brickell - lead vocal, guitar, Andy Fairweather Low - electric & acoustic guitars, background vocals, Pino Palladino - bass, guitar, also featuring Dan Block, Ronnie Cuber, Joey DeFrancesco, Gil Goldstein, Marcus Rojas.
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