Sophie B. Hawkins

Sophie Ballantine Hawkins ( born November 1, 1967 in New York) is an American singer and songwriter.


Your first AlbumTongues and Tails was released in April 1992. Was positively received by critics, earned her a Grammy nomination as Best New Artist and was their most commercially successful album. The single Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover reached number 5 in the U.S. charts.

The second album Whaler was released in August 1994. This time it reached the decoupled single in spring 1995 As I Lay Me Down the top ten and remained so long 67 weeks on the Billboard charts.

Before the release of their third album timbre in the summer of 1999 there was a dispute with their record company over the use of a banjo in the song Lose Your Way. She made an extended version of this album in spring 2001 appear on their own label Trumpet Swan Productions. Even their album Wilderness was published here in the spring of 2004. Her most recent publication, the double live album Live Sophie B. Hawkins - Bad Kitty Board Mix, which contains in Seattle and Sydney resulting recordings of their last tour of the U.S. and Australia. In 2005, the song One True Heart, a duet with singer John Sutherland appeared, for the film The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. The song was not available as a single, but can be found on the soundtrack to the film. Also, in the bonus material of the DVD to find a music video with Hawkins and Sutherland.

Sophie B. Hawkins plays on their plates and in their performances numerous instruments - guitars, keyboards, piano and percussion - Musical influences itself it is of rock, jazz and African music. The lyrics of their songs deal with many shades of human emotion, apparently often with references to his own biography, as in the multiple allusions to bisexuality in the texts to timbre. Some of these references illuminates the documentary The Cream Will Rise by Gigi Gaston.

On 17 November 2008 she became the mother of a son.

Sophie B. Hawkins is also active socially, especially for women's rights and welfare.


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RSH Gold