Ben Lee

Genres: Action & Adventure Movies Comedy Movies Pop / Rock
Tags: indie singer-songwriter australian seen live indie pop alternative rock pop indie rock acoustic Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

11 September 1978, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Alternating between alt pop and folksy singer-songwriter fare, Lee has been heralded in the music press as a ‘modern day Bob Dylan.’ Lee got his start during the early to mid-90s with the teen alt rock outfit Noise Addict. The band only lasted for a few EPs and a lone album release, but managed to make big time fans out of renowned rock artists Sonic Youth and the Beastie Boys, who each issued the band’s releases via their own record label imprints, Ecstatic Peace and Grand Royal, respectively.

Perhaps realizing that he could just as easily go at it alone since he was the band’s main focal point and songwriter, Lee left Noise Addict and launched a solo career, with Grand Royal’s backing once more. The late 90s proved to be a busy time for the burgeoning solo artist, as he issued a steady stream of releases, 1995’s Grandpaw Would, 1996’s Something To...

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