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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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Stations Featuring
Tristan Prettyman

    Female Focus

    Female Focus
    3 songs

Albums by
Tristan Prettyman

Top Songs by
Tristan Prettyman

  1.   Song
  2.   Say Anything
  3.   My Oh My
  4.   Madly
  5.   Toxic
  6.   Hello
  7.   Please
  8.   I Was Gonna Marry You
  9.   Who We Are
  10.   Always Feel This Way
  11.   Never Say Never
  12.   Bad Drug
  13.   Quit You
  14.   Second Chance
  15.   Just a Little Bit
  16.   Echo
  17.   Shy That Way
  18.   Breathe
  19.   Back to Home
  20.   The Rebound
  21.   Deepest Ocean Blue
  22.   In Bloom
  23.   You Got Me
  24.   Handshake
  25.   Blindfold
  26.   Simple as It Should Be
  27.   Interviews
  28.   Love Love Love
  29.   Perfect Storm
  30.   Waves
  31.   Open up Your Eyes
  32.   All I Want Is You
  33.   Glass Jar
  34.   War out of Peace
  35.   Smoke
  36.   Song for the Rich
  37.   The Story
  38.   Electric
  39.   Taboo
  40.   When You Come Down
  41.   Casualty
  42.   California Girl
  43.   Melting
  44.   Don't Work Yourself Up
  45.   Come Clean
  46.   Bonus Material
  47.   Mike
  48.   A Little Bit
  49.   Anything at All
  50.   Evaporated
  51.   Guest Check
  52.   My Love
  53.   The Kiss
  54.   Void
  55.   When It Rains
  56.   God Gave Me Patience
  57.   Hummingbirds
  58.   Crazy
  59.   Daisy
  60.   Get Away

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