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Tristan Prettyman

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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

    Alt Country

    Alt Country
    1 song

Albums by
Tristan Prettyman

Top Songs by
Tristan Prettyman

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