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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
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Albums by
Tristan Prettyman

Top Songs by
Tristan Prettyman

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

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