|Genres:||Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||female vocalists canadian singer-songwriter pop alternative rock|
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Jann Arden Richards, 27 March 1962, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This Canadian singer-songwriter worked as a salmon-gutter, a golf ball cleaner and a singing waitress before finding success as a musician. Arden recorded a solo single (Never Love A Sailor) under her real name when she was only 17 and started working with rock n roll groups in bars and clubs. After ten years of heavy drinking and with her 30th birthday approaching, she decided to take music seriously. She landed a recording contract with A&M Records in summer 1992 and launched her solo career with the release of February 1993s Time For Mercy. Ardens hard-bitten songs, awash with images drawn from varied work placements and self-destructive relationships, promptly won her a double Juno Award in Canada. The follow-up Living Under June went multi-platinum in Canada and became her first international release. A single drawn from it, Insensitive, became a...