Laura Cantrell (born c. 1967) is a country singer-songwriter and DJ from Nashville, Tennessee. She used to present a weekly country and old-time music radio show on WFMU called The Radio Thrift Shop. Since October 2005 she has only made occasional appearances on the station.
Cantrell moved to New York City from her native Nashville to study law and accounting at Columbia University. She briefly recorded songs with future Superchunk guitarist Mac McCaughan and others in a lo-fi band called Bricks and deejaying on the university's radio station, WKCR, until joining WFMU after her graduation in 1993.
Her singing career began when she was at college, performing with various local groups. She later befriended John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants, with whom she sings on the band's Apollo 18 (1992). Flansburgh also released her first solo material: an EP on his "HelloЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- All the Same to You [макси-сингл]
- Hello Recording Club 1996-07 [07.1996, макси-сингл]
- Not the Tremblin' Kind [10.07.2000, альбом]
- When the Roses Bloom Again [24.09.2002, альбом]
- The Hello Recordings [13.07.2004, макси-сингл]
- Humming by the Flowered Vine [20.06.2005, альбом]
- Trains and Boats and Planes [15.04.2008, макси-сингл]
- Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music [25.04.2011, альбом]
- No Way There From Here [24.09.2013, альбом]