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Diane Birch

Diane Birch made her studio debut with 2009's Bible Belt, a combination of singer/songwriter soul and soft '70s-era pop in the vein of Carole King, Laura Nyro, and Elton John. Although born in Michigan, Birch traveled the globe as a child, bouncing between Zimbabwe, South Africa, Australia, and Oregon with her preacher father. Her musical influences proved to be as diverse as her upbringing, and the Suzuki-trained pianist eventually moved to Los Angeles, where she began distilling her love for Motown, blues, and old-fashioned pop into a uniquely retro sound. After honing her chops in England, Birch returned to America and signed with S-Curve Records. Bible Belt, which featured cameos from members of Galactic, the Roots, and the Jive Five, was released in May 2009. The album -- from which four singles were released in 2010 -- was well received and afforded her the chance to tour extensively. In 2011, she recorded the benefit single "Wind Up Bird Song (For Japan)" as a digital download; its proceeds went to assist with relief efforts after the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown. In early 2013, British rapper Devlin covered her song "Rewind"; Birch appeared in the backing chorus. Her sophomore effort, Speak a Little Louder, was released in the fall of 2013. ~ Andrew Leahey
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Diane Birch

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Diane Birch

Top Songs by
Diane Birch

  1.   Song
  2.   Nothing But a Miracle
  3.   Valentino
  4.   Speak a Little Louder
  5.   Fire Escape
  6.   Photograph
  7.   Fools
  8.   Love and War
  9.   Superstars
  10.   All the Love You Got
  11.   I Go Crazy
  12.   Primary by The Phenomenal Handclap Band
  13.   This Corrosion by The Phenomenal Handclap Band
  14.   Rise Up
  15.   Mirror Mirror
  16.   Magic View
  17.   Wind Up Bird Song (For Japan)
  18.   How Long
  19.   It Plays On
  20.   Lighthouse
  21.   Don't Wait Up
  22.   Forgiveness
  23.   This Corrosion
  24.   Frozen Over
  25.   Gee Whiz, It's Christmas
  26.   Tarantula by The Phenomenal Handclap Band
  27.   Ariel
  28.   Choo Choo
  29.   Tell Me Tomorrow
  30.   Atmosphere by The Phenomenal Handclap Band
  31.   Diamonds in the Dust
  32.   Pretty in Pain
  33.   Rewind
  34.   UNFKD

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