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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

Albums by
Tristan Prettyman

Top Songs by
Tristan Prettyman

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