Maria Taylor


Maria Diane Taylor is an American singer/songwriter from Birmingham, Alabama. She is also a member of the duo Azure Ray with Orenda Fink, as well as the band Now It's Overhead, both of which are signed with Saddle Creek Records. She plays several instruments, including the piano, guitar, and drums, and has collaborated with such artists as Bright Eyes, Moby, Abra Moore, David Barbe, and Crooked Fingers.… Read More

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  • Music Reviews: Neil Young, J.Cole, Maria Taylor
    Yahoo News - Dec 14, 2016
  • First Listen: Maria Taylor, 'in The Next Life'
    NPR - Dec 01, 2016
  • Tonight In Music: Secret Drum Band, St. Even, Pals Fundraiser & More
    The Portland Mercury - Jan 12, 2014
  • Albums In The Stream: St. Even, Log Across The Washer, Towering Trees, Dan Lurie, Carcrashlander
    The Portland Mercury - Jan 07, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Maria Taylor.


1976 Birth Born on May 21, 1976.


2005 29 Years Old She released her first solo album 11:11 on Saddle Creek Records on May 24, 2005.


2007 31 Years Old Her second solo album, Lynn Teeter Flower, was released on March 6, 2007, also on Saddle Creek. "A Good Start," the first track off Lynn Teeter Flower, was subsequently named one of NPR's 10 best songs of the year for 2007.
2008 32 Years Old She released an acoustic album titled Savannah Drive with Andy LeMaster in fall of 2008.
2009 33 Years Old On March 31, 2009 she released her third full length, LadyLuck via Nettwerk Music Group featuring the song "Cartoons and Forever Plans," which was co-written with and also features R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe.
2011 35 Years Old Saddle Creek Records released her 4th solo album, Overlook August 16, 2011. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old Taylor was previously romantically linked to Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes. She is the mother of Miles Taylor Dwyer, born in 2012. … Read More
2013 37 Years Old Taylor released her most recent record Something About Knowing on October 29, 2013 on Saddle Creek Records. … Read More
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