Aimee Mann

Genres: Comedy Drama Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": female vocalists singer-songwriter indie alternative rock folk pop Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

8 September 1960, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Having begun performing with the punk-inspired Young Snakes, Aimee Mann achieved recognition during the mid-80s as the lead vocalist of the critically acclaimed ’Til Tuesday. Frustrated with the industry trying to push a more mainstream approach - and suggesting that writers outside the band should contribute material - Mann left for a solo career in 1990. Produced by then boyfriend Jon Brion and released in 1993, Whatever was a remarkable set, drawing rave reviews and the generous plaudits of Elvis Costello, with whom she had previously collaborated on the ’Til Tuesday track, ‘The Other End (Of The Telescope)’. A literate and skilled composer, Mann attacked the corporate music business on ‘I’ve Had It’ and detailed estrangement and heartbreak on ‘I Should’ve Known’ and ‘I Know There’s A Word’ (allegedly concerning her former relationship with Jules Shear)....

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