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Elizabeth & the Catapult

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Elizabeth & the Catapult focus on the songwriting talents of Elizabeth Ziman, whose music makes room for pop, coffeehouse folk, and downtown jazz. An active musician since childhood, Ziman trained as a classical pianist until the age of 16, at which point she shifted attention toward her voice. The budding entertainer then joined Patti Austin on tour in 2002, singing background vocals for the soul legend for the next 18 months. After returning to New York in 2004, she began piecing together a trio with drummer Danny Molad and guitarist Peter Lalish. Elizabeth & the Catapult released a self-titled EP two years later, having recorded and produced the disc themselves. After establishing a strong D.I.Y. ethic and attracting attention from (but never signing with) several major labels, the band inked a contract with Verve Records in 2008. Elizabeth & the Catapult then traveled to Nebraska, where they set up shop inside Mike Mogis' Omaha studio. Taking inspiration from the serene surroundings, the band pounded out an album's worth of material at a quick pace and returned to New York shortly thereafter. The resulting record, Taller Children, marked their major-label debut in June 2009. One year later, the group returned with a second album, The Other Side of Zero, whose dark humor was largely inspired by Leonard Cohen's Book of Longing. After an extended break from recording, the group returned with Like It Never Happened on Thirty Tigers at the beginning of 2014. ~ Andrew Leahey
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Elizabeth & the Catapult

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  2.   Race You
  3.   Open Book
  4.   Thank You For Nothing
  5.   You and Me
  6.   Right Next To You
  7.   The Hang Up
  8.   Everybody Knows
  9.   Complimentary Me
  10.   Apathy
  11.   Taller Children
  12.   The Other Side of Zero
  13.   Hit the Wall
  14.   The Horse and the Missing Cart
  15.   Golden Ink
  16.   Worn Out Tune
  17.   Rainiest Day of Summer
  18.   Julian, Darling
  19.   Momma's Boy
  20.   Time (We All Fall Down)
  21.   Perfectly Perfect
  22.   Do Not Hang Your Head
  23.   Dreamcatcher
  24.   Someday Soon
  25.   Just In Time
  26.   Go Away My Lover

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