Audra Mae

born on 20/2/1984

Audra Mae

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Audra Mae

Audra Mae is an American singer-songwriter from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, born on February 20, 1984. She is the great-great-niece of Judy Garland, and a great granddaughter of Garland's sister Jimmie.[1][2] Since arriving in California in 2007, she has signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell, and sang Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" on the television series "Sons of Anarchy". In 2009 she signed to L.A. based indie label SideOneDummy Records.

Career

2009: Haunt EP

She released a digital EP Haunt on October 20, 2009 and then went on the road as part of Chuck Ragans Revival Tour. That year, Audra also wrote a song for Britain's Got Talent runner up Susan Boyle's début album.[3] "Who I Was Born to Be" was the only original track on Susan Boyle's chart-topping, 9 million- selling I Dreamed a Dream album. Audra Mae has performed as a member of The Upright Cabaret.[4]

201012: The Happiest Lamb

Mae released her début album The Happiest Lamb on May 18, 2010.[5] The album was recorded with her friends including stand-up bassist Joe Ginsberg, guitarist Jarrad Kritzstein, pianist Frank Pedano and drummer Kiel Feher, who have played live with her in a series of residencies around the L.A. area. Together with Ferras Alqaisi she wrote "Good News", which was one of the songs that competed in Unser Song für Deutschland, the German selection process to select the song that Lena Meyer-Landrut will sing at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011. "Good News" also serves as the title track of Meyer-Landrut's eponymous 2011 album.[6] In 2012, her cover of Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" was featured in two episodes of The Good Wife, "Another Ham Sandwich" and "Live from Damascus." She also is featured on Flo Rida's track, "Run," with Redfoo of LMFAO, and on All American Rejects "Kids In The Street" released March 2012.

2013present

Mae provided background vocals for The All-American Rejects (who also originated in Oklahoma) in their fourth studio album, Kids in the Street. She can be heard in "Fast & Slow", "Kids in the Street", and "Beekeeper's Daughter" In 2013, she was featured in 3 Avicii songs that was featured on his album True. The songs are "Addicted to You", "Shame On Me", and "Long Road To Hell". Avicii announced that "Addicted to You" would receive a full single release on April 7, 2014.

Toured With

  • 2009 - Chuck Ragan
  • 2009 - Kevin Seconds
  • 2009 - Frank Turner
  • 2009 - Jim Ward
  • 2010 - Good Old War
  • 2010 - Stephen Kellogg
  • 2011 - Nick 13
  • 2011 - Lucero
  • 2012 - Matt Nathanson
  • 2012 - All American Rejects
  • 2012 - Cory Branan

Discography

Studio albums

Title Details
The Happiest Lamb
  • Released: May 18, 2010
  • Label: SideOneDummy Records
  • Format: Digital download, CD

Extended plays

Title Details
Haunt
  • Released: October 20, 2009
  • Label: SideOneDummy Records
  • Format: Digital download

Singles

As featured artist

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
AUS
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AUT
[8]
DEN
[9]
FRA
[10]
GER
[11]
NL
[12]
NZ
[13]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[15]
UK
[16]
2014 "Addicted to You"
(Avicii featuring Audra Mae)
(Officially credited only to Avicii)
5 3 40 10 6 5 27 11 5 14 TRUE

References

  1. Craig McLean, How Susan Boyle made Audra Mae rich, The Times, 30 January 2010
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  6. NDR: Eurovision: Wer sind Songschreiber?
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External links

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