Vanessa Carlton

Born Aug 16, 1980

Vanessa Lee Carlton is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Upon completion of her education at the School of American Ballet, Carlton chose to pursue singing instead, performing in New York bars and clubs while attending university. Three months after recording a demo with producer Peter Zizzo, she signed with A&M Records. She began recording her album, which was initially unsuccessful until Ron Fair took over.… Read More

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1980 Birth Born on August 16, 1980.


1994 13 Years Old In 1994, when Carlton was 14 years old, she enrolled at the School of American Ballet. … Read More


2001 20 Years Old Carlton was signed to A&M Records in 2001. … Read More
Her debut single, "A Thousand Miles", reached the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2002. … Read More
2003 22 Years Old She later toured Europe in 2003. … Read More
2004 23 Years Old Carlton's second album, Harmonium was released in November 2004. Harmonium debuted at number 33 on the Billboard 200 and descended quickly after; selling less than 150,000 copies as of February 2006, which was considered a disappointment after her successful debut.
2005 24 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Carlton left A&M Records in mid-2005 as she felt that her nonconformist attitude would have created problems for her at the label in the future. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old To promote the album, Carlton embarked on the Haunted Club Tour, from November 2 to 24, 2007. … Read More
2008 27 Years Old She contributed a stripped-down version of the song "More than This" to Songs for Tibet, an album compiled in support of Tibet to underline its human rights situation. On September 25, 2008, Carlton and several other musicians and scientists departed on a nine-day trip to the Arctic Circle. … Read More


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2013 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 2013 on a small tour, Carlton teased new songs "Willows", "House Of Seven Swords", "A Matter Of Time", "Take It Easy" and "Unlock The Lock".
On February 28, 2014, Carlton announced that she has finished recording the new album, which is ten tracks in length and will be titled Liberman.
She also revealed that her album Liberman would be released in 2015.
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