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Lisa Germano is tagged as: female vocalists, singer-songwriter, indie, dream pop, alternative

Lisa Germano is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, writer and arranger from Mishawaka, Indiana.
After years playing violin as a session musician with the likes of John Mellancamp, Indigo Girls and Bob Dylan, Germano embarked on a solo career in 1991 with the understated but occasionally brilliant On the Way Down From the Moon Palace on her own label, which led to a deal with Capitol, who released her second album. Although Happiness was a massive step up in terms of confidence and songwriting, troubles at the label led to her buying back the rights. In 1994 4AD released a re-sequenced and remixed version of Happiness with a new sleeve and a few different tracks (including a gloomy version of the formerly scintillating ‘… Dresses’).
She turned out to be not just a great musician (she plays most of the instruments: piano, guitar, percussion and tape effects, as well as her trademark violin) and a wittily melancholy if kooky songwriter (‘I Love A Snot’, indeed), but a phenomenal arranger whose innovation and breadth of expression is comparable to PJ Harvey at her tape-mangling best.
As her style developed, so the music’s potential commercial appeal increased without compromising its uniqueness. Bright kaleidoscopes during an otherwise dark time in 4AD’s hi...
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Top 10 Lisa Germano Songs
Magic
From a Shell
Le Méridien
La Parade
Marypan
To the Mighty One
Simple
Too Much Space
Kitty Train
Geek the Girl
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Top 10 Lisa Germano Albums
Geek the Girl
In the Maybe World
Lullaby for Liquid Pig
Slide
Happiness
Excerpts from a Love Circus
Underworld Soundtrack
On the Way Down From the Moon Palace
Small Heads
Inconsiderate Bitch
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