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Sandy Dillon
Sandy Dillon grew up in Cape Cod, Massachussetts - „Kennedy Country“. She started studying classical piano at age six, later got a degree from the Berklee School Of Music in Boston („Traditional Composition For Orchestral Music“). She split for New York City at age twenty, played the piano in underground bars, lived at the Chelsea Hotel, recorded two never-released albums with legendary rocker Mick Ronson and hit the Broadway stage as Janis Joplin. In the mid-Eighties she eventually crossed the ocean for London and decided to stay. Finally, after a number of false starts, her debut album „Electric Chair“ saw the light of day to great critical acclaim. „East Overshoe“, „Las Vegas Is Cursed“, „Nobody’s Sweetheart“ and „Pull The Strings“ followed.

In the spring of 2000 Sandy Dillon starts performing live in continental Europe, where audiences quickly adopt her, especially in Germany and Belgium. Critics mention influences by Tom Waits, Captain Beefheart and jazz when discussing Sandy’s music. She likes to also give a nod to Dylan, Joplin and Hank Williams. Continental audiences instantly appreciate the shamanistic quality of her unique voice, her penchant for minimalist arrangements, her intense originality. A black-humored DIY punk ethos runs through her work as an undercurrent. Sandy Dillon is all about musical deconstruction and emotional authenticity. Music as a means for survival.