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Tristan Prettyman

A former model for Quicksilver's Roxy label, singer/songwriter Tristan Prettyman grew up in the San Diego area. Her beachside town allowed for many surfing excursions, and Prettyman practiced the sport often as a teenager. She also took a liking to the music of Ani DiFranco, Joni Mitchell, and Jack Johnson, and her father's old acoustic guitar gave her the chance to learn an instrument and hone her songwriting skills. In between modeling gigs and surfing trips, she began showcasing her acoustic songs at local parties and small-sized venues. She also landed a song on the soundtrack to Chris Malloy's 2001 surf film, Shelter, which helped cement her status as a budding musician. The buzz around Prettyman continued to grow as she toured with G. Love & Special Sauce and fellow San Diego-based folk-popper Jason Mraz. She recorded and self-released the Love EP in 2003, and considering the mainstream success of Mraz and Jack Johnson, it wasn't long before the majors came calling. Prettyman eventually signed with Virgin Records. Her debut offering of acoustic folk-pop, Twentythree, appeared in August 2005, featuring contributions from Mraz, Norah Jones' guitarist Jesse Harris, and several ace session players. Hello...x followed in 2008 and broadened Prettyman's palette, with electric instruments and slick production beefing up her songs. In 2012, Prettyman released the introspective, but still electric-sounding Cedar + Gold. ~ Andrew Leahey & Johnny Loftus
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Tristan Prettyman

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Albums by
Tristan Prettyman

Top Songs by
Tristan Prettyman

  1.   Song
  2.   Say Anything
  3.   My Oh My
  4.   Please
  5.   Toxic
  6.   Madly
  7.   Love Love Love
  8.   Perfect Storm
  9.   Waves
  10.   Back to Home
  11.   Taboo
  12.   Never Say Never
  13.   Glass Jar
  14.   Second Chance
  15.   Just a Little Bit
  16.   In Bloom
  17.   You Got Me
  18.   California Girl
  19.   Smoke
  20.   Song for the Rich
  21.   Breathe
  22.   Shy That Way
  23.   Electric
  24.   Always Feel This Way
  25.   Simple as It Should Be
  26.   Who We Are
  27.   All I Want Is You
  28.   Bad Drug
  29.   I Was Gonna Marry You
  30.   Interviews
  31.   War out of Peace
  32.   Blindfold
  33.   Casualty
  34.   Melting
  35.   Quit You
  36.   Don't Work Yourself Up
  37.   When You Come Down
  38.   Deepest Ocean Blue
  39.   Open up Your Eyes
  40.   Handshake
  41.   The Rebound
  42.   Echo
  43.   The Story
  44.   Come Clean

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