FUN FACTS & FACT-FACTS about LUCY SCHWARTZ• Lucy has a new EP, “Keep Me”, out now!
• Lucy is also working on a full-length album, due 2012. The album has a name, but I won’t tell you yet, because surprises make life fun!
• Lucy likes to write about herself in a well-organized-bullet-point-factual-fashion and she tends to refer to herself in the 3rd person. Yes, Lucy does.
• When Lucy was 18 years old and still in high school, she had her first opportunity to write for a movie; it was a Meg Ryan film, The Women. The two songs Lucy wrote, “Count on Me” and “Beautiful” were chosen for the opening and closing scenes of the movie.
• Since then, Lucy has written original songs for numerous films:
• Most recently, she co-wrote a duet called “Cold” with British artist Aqualung, for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1.
• Lucy is a Twilight/fantasy nerd and very excited about the fact listed above this fact.
• Lucy also penned “Darling I Do”, the love-song for Shrek 4, with Landon Pigg; wrote original songs for the movies Mother & Child and Post Grad; and had music featured in the movie Adam and a multitude of television shows. Plus, Lucy wrote the international theme song for Parenthood.
• You know the silly British voice that sings “Mr. F” and “For British Eyes Only” on the show Arrested Development? That voice is none other than the fake-British-chanteuse of Ms. Schwartz herself.
• Lucy toured with Lilith Fair & sang on stage alongside Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, and Colbie Caillat. She has opened for The Civil Wars, Moby, The Weepies, Brandi Carlile, Agnes Obel, The Belle Brigade, A Fine Frenzy, and Toad the Wet Sprocket.
• Lucy Performed “Darling I Do” on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show.
• Last summer, she did a series of shows with a string quartet & called it “Lucy Schwartz & The Heartstrings”. She recorded one of the shows and is now giving away the live recordings for FREE on her website. (How nice of her!)
• Lucy is also dedicated to making the world a better place through music: she has worked with CHOC Children’s hospital, Rock n Roll Camp for Girls, WriteGirl, Songs of Love for Japan and Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project. She also teamed up with Charity Water & connected her underwater “Life in Letters” music video to the important issue of clean water. http://www.charitywater.org/
• Lucy is 22 years old but has the memory of a 97-year-old
• She is afraid of butterflies and often terrified by movies that are spoofs of scary movies.
• She does NOT like olives.
And now that you have fallen in love with Luc as much as I have, you might also like her music:
Until next time :)