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Adam Green (1981)

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Adam Green is an American singer-songwriter.

Green's off-kilter style has achieved a moderate college radio following in the United States, and enjoys increasing popularity in a number of European countries, particularly Germany.


Green attended Emerson College for one semester in 1998 before leaving to concentrate on his music, going on to co-found The Moldy Peaches with Kimya Dawson. In 2004, the Moldy Peaches went on hiatus, and both Green and Dawson embarked on solo careers.

Green released several albums on Rough Trade Records. Among his better known songs are "Jessica" , "Novotel", "Friends of Mine", "Dance with Me", "Carolina" and "Emily", and in the UK, his cover of The Libertines track "What a Waster". "Jessica" (#63, 2004) and "Emily" (#53, 2005) both appeared in the UK Singles Chart.

Prior to Jacket Full of Danger in 2006, all of Green's albums had been released on the 22nd of the month.

In January 2008, The Moldy Peaches began having a resurgence in popularity, due to their music being included in the hit indie film, Juno. Most notably, a duet between Green and Dawson, the Moldy Peaches song "Anyone Else But You" was featured in the film, and also in a scene which featured the film's lead actors, Michael Cera and Ellen Page performing the song together. The soundtrack album reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart on its third week of release.

In April 2010, Green opened Teen Tech - a two-day art show in New York City. The show contained a sizeable collection that included eighteen large-scale (30" x 40") acrylic or watercolor paintings, nineteen drawings, twenty collages and twelve sculptures of plaster, papier-mâché and other materials. This followed similar exhibits in Stockholm and Berlin.

On April 4, 2011, Green released his first film, entitled The Wrong Ferarri. The project, shot entirely on iPhone, was written, directed, and performed in by Green who claims to have conceived it under the influence of ketamine. Others appearing in the film include BP Fallon, Alia Shawkat, Devendra Banhart, Pete Doherty, Dev Hynes, Jeffrey Lewis, Sky Ferreira and Macaulay Culkin.

 personal life
Green's brother Joel, an astronomer, has appeared as an accompanying musician on several recordings.

Green was married, for a short period in 2008, to Loribeth Capella.

Green's great-grandmother, Felice Bauer, was engaged to Franz Kafka; her family fled the Nazis in the late 1930s and relocated to New York.

Green is a friend of the musician Carl Barât, appearing in a documentary with him in 2005, following the pair on a night out in London, for the European television culture channel Arte.

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Name Duration Released
Breaking Locks 02:21 2010
Boss Inside 02:06 2010
Cigarette Burns Forever 01:56 2010
Stadium Soul 02:34 2010
What Makes Him Act So Bad 02:17 2010
Bathing Birds 02:14 2010
Lockout 02:09 2010
Goblin 01:50 2010
Don't Call Me Uncle 02:57 2010
Buddy Bradley 02:00 2010
Oh Shucks 01:58 2010
Give Them a Token 02:13 2010
Castles and Tassels 02:45 2010
Morning After Midnight 00:00 07/03/2008
Be My Man 00:00 07/03/2008
That Sounds like a Pony 00:00 07/03/2008
Homelife 00:00 07/03/2008
Rich Kids 00:00 07/03/2008
Cannot Get Sicker 00:00 07/03/2008
It's a Fine 00:00 07/03/2008
Sticky Ricki 00:00 07/03/2008
Tropical Island 00:00 07/03/2008
Broadcast Beach 00:00 07/03/2008
Bed of Prayer 00:00 07/03/2008
Festival Song 00:00 07/03/2008
Drowning Head First 00:00 07/03/2008
Leaky Flask 00:00 07/03/2008
Getting Led 00:00 07/03/2008
Exp. 1 00:00 07/03/2008
You Get So Lucky 00:00 07/03/2008
When a Pretty Face 00:00 07/03/2008
Twee Twee Dee 00:00 07/03/2008
Grandma Shirley and Papa 00:00 07/03/2008
Novotel 01:39 2006
Jolly Good 02:01 2006
Vultures 02:02 2006
Drugs 02:03 2006
Hollywood Bowl 01:33 2006
Cast a Shadow 01:57 2006
Pay the Toll 02:15 2006
Animal Dreams 01:48 2006
C Birds 02:04 2006
Nat King Cole 02:32 2006
Hairy Women 01:33 2006
Hey Dude 01:39 2006
White Women 02:59 2006
Party Line 02:17 2006
Watching Old Movies 02:00 2006
Jessica 02:37 2003
Salty Candy 01:39 2003
Hard to Be a Girl 01:41 2003
I Wanna Die 01:49 2003
Bluebirds 02:08 2003
Broken Joystick 01:24 2003
Frozen in Time 02:12 2003
Friends of Mine 02:49 2003
Bungee 02:53 2003
Bunnyranch 01:36 2003
Secret Tongues 02:09 2003
The Prince's Bed 02:29 2003
We're Not Supposed to Be Lovers 03:08 2003
Musical Ladders 02:20 2003
No Legs 02:02 2003
Computer Show 03:01 10/2002
Dance with Me 03:49 10/2002
Mozarella Swastikas 03:37 10/2002
Bartholemew 03:17 10/2002
Bleeding Heart 02:03 10/2002
My Shadow Tags on Behind 02:28 10/2002
Can You See Me 04:48 10/2002
Apples, I'm Home 01:45 10/2002
Times Are Bad 02:36 10/2002
Baby's Gonna Die Tonight 03:00 10/2002
Her Father and Her 02:41 10/2002


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