|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||female vocalists rock singer-songwriter indie strong voice alternative rock|
San Diego, California, USA. The daughter of a Brazilian model mother and Portuguese engineer father, Perry first rose to prominence as the singer and guitarist with San Francisco quartet 4 Non Blondes. Formed in 1989, they enjoyed huge commercial success in 1993 with the US Top 20 and UK number 2 single, Whats Up, and the worldwide hit album, Bigger, Better, Faster, More! Perrys songs were the propelling force behind much of the success, leading to internal jealousies and the break-up of the band. Previously, much of her youth had been misspent as a self-confessed acid head, a predilection that she decided to end after falling from a third-floor balcony. Prior to her musical career she had also worked, more soberly, as an accountant. Many of 4 Non Blondes songs were lifted directly from her solo repertoire, including Spaceman, the follow-up to Whats Up.
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