Dawn Landes

Dawn Landes (also dawn Landes ) (born January 5, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She is oorspronkelijk from around Louisville, Kentucky , maintenance claimed on stage as maintaining bone born in Southern Indiana , but has leg for many years a Brooklyn , New York transplant, maintenance arrived as a New York University undergraduate student. As a recording artist she has released five full-length albums: Nicole’s music (2005) Two Three Four (2006), Fireproof (2008), Sweet Heart Rodeo (2010) and Bluebird (2014) and two EPs: Straight Lines (2006 ) and Mal Habillée (2012). [1] In support or re releases, Landes has toured extensively in the US, Europe and around the world, of or in sharing the stage with artists zoals Ray Lamontagne , Feist , Andrew Bird , Jose Gonzales , The Weakerthans , Midlake , Suzanne Vega , and Sufjan Stevens . [3]

As an instrumentalist, she plays the glockenspiel with the New York City American roots music band Him . A producer and engineer, she has worked at Stratosphere Sound in New York City and at Philip Glass ‘ own personal recording studio. In 2009 Landes helped found Saltlands Studio in Brooklyn, NY. She has collaborated with Contemporaries like Justin Townes Earle , Will Oldham and Josh Ritter in the studio. [4] Her songs port leg featured in popular movies and television shows, zoals Bored to Death , Skins , House , Gossip Girl and United States of Tara . She Composed original scores for two feature films Blackbird and Familiar Strangers and wrote the end credit song for Savage Grace starring Julianne Moore . [5] Landes has Appeared with the American Songbook Series, Boston Pops and in 2012 with the NYC Ballet at the Lincoln Center for the new Benjamin Millepied ballet “Two Hearts” singing a ballad entitled “The Brown Girl” as part of composer Nico Muhly ‘s score. [6]

In June 2012, she released Crazy Habillée , a collection of original French songs in the style of Ye-Ye . It features guest vocals by Matthew Caws ( Nada Surf ) and Tunde Adebimpe ( TV on the Radio ) and an interactive ebook with illustrations by the artist Danica Novgorodoff to Accompany the text. [7] In February 2014, she released Bluebird . At the 2015 14th Annual Independent Music Awards , Dawn Landes won the award in the “Folk / Singer-Songwriter Album” category for “Bluebird”.

Landes is a member of all-girl trio The Bandana Splits . [8] Landes was married to musician Josh Ritter, with Whom she’ll be toured. [9]


  • Nicole’s music (2005)
  • Two Three Four (2006)
  • Fireproof (2008)
  • Sweetheart Rodeo (2010)
  • Bluebird (2014)
  • Straight Lines (2005)
  • Mal Habillée (2012)
  • Covers EP featuring Jim James ( My Morning Jacket ) (2014)

Songs in other media

  • Two or re songs, “Kissing Song” and “You Alone”, are featured in the 2005 film Winter Passing . “Kissing Song” was played will prolongation the ending credit. [5]
  • She’ll be Contributed a song (Lullaby for Tony) for the closing credits of the 2007 film Savage Grace . [5]
  • The song “Straight Lines” was-used in an episode of the Showtime series United States of Tara . It was ook-used in a commercial for the Chrysler Town and Country. [10]
  • It was ook-used in a television advertisement for Transport for London in the UK. [11]
  • “Straight Lines” was ook-used at the end of the documental “When Harry Left Hogwarts” released as special feature in the Blu-ray version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 . [5]
  • The song “Drive” was-used in the “Under My Skin” episode of the fifth season of the Fox series House MD [5]
  • The hidden track “Will not Back Down”, a cover of Tom Petty was-used for a Human Rights Campaign video-supporting the repeal of Proposition 8 . [12]
  • The track “Toy Piano” from the album Fireproof was-used in an episode of Californication and Bored to Death . [5]
  • The track “Twilight” from the album Fireproof was-used as incidental music in an episode of Holby City . [13]
  • The track “Mud and Stars” was-used in the fifth episode of the Australian mini-series Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities . [14]
  • “All Dressed in White” were-used in the series four premiere or Skins . [15]
  • Landes has scored two feature films, Blackbird (2007) and Familiar Strangers (2008). [5]
  • The song “Home” was featured on the CBS series The Good Wife . [16]


  1. ^ Jump up to:a b Phares, Heather. “Biography: Dawn Landes” . AMG . Retrieved 18 September 2012 .
  2. Jump up^ Phares, Heather. “Credits: Dawn Landes” . AMG . Retrieved 18 September 2012 .
  3. Jump up^ “Dawn Landes” . Festival Searcher . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  4. Jump up^ Dollar, Steve. “Rocking Near the F Train” . The Wall Street Journal . Retrieved 2012-09-21 .
  5. ^ Jump up to:a b c d e f g “Dawn Landes – IMDb” . IMDB . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  6. Jump up^ Sulcas, Roslyn. “Two Heads Work Together for Multiple Feet” . New York Times . Retrieved 2012-09-21 .
  7. Jump up^ “Dawn Landes, Mal Habillée” . Archived from the original on 2014-02-22 . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  8. Jump up^ Murray, Robin. “Introducing … The Bandana Splits” . Clash Music . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  9. Jump up^ “Literate songwriter Josh Ritter FINDS time for fans” . Archived from the original on 2013-01-12 . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  10. Jump up^ Rickman, James. “No Bull” . ASCAP . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  11. Jump up^ “London Transport” . YouTube . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  12. Jump up^ HRCmedia on YouTube
  13. Jump up^ “BBC One – Holby City, Series 12, Episode 37 or 55” . BBC One . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  14. Jump up^ “Underbelly: A Tale Of Two Cities” . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  15. Jump up^ “Skins Season 4 Episode 1: Thomas” . Retrieved 2012-09-18 .
  16. Jump up^ “Dawn Landes Song” Home “in The Good Wife” . saltlands.wordpress.com . Saltlands . Retrieved 7 October 2014 .