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Erin Hill is a singer, harpist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, screenwriter, actor and science fiction geek. Radio 3, BBC says "Beautiful! Voice exquisite, words telling tales everyone wants to hear."
She's had a #1 album on the Billboard world chart, and in the Top 40 on the Independent chart (2009). She's a singer, songwriter and musician on the Dream Jam Band's major label debut on EMI (2010).
She's played with Kanye West, moby, Enya, a-ha, Cyndi Lauper, Levon Helm, etc. and has played solo at The Royal Albert Hall. She is also known as The Pretty White Girl on Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show."
In the film “Clear Blue Tuesday" (2010), she is a composer, screenwriter, and actor. The New York Times says: “Erin Hill, as a giddy, harp-playing Trekker, is a standout... The best and funniest scene in the film is Ms. Hill's..." And from Variety: “A memorable number is "Reckless," penned by Erin Hill and delivered by her character, Etta, a sci-fi soundtrack-session harpist and one of the film's few solidly intriguing personalities."
She is also in The Dream Jam Band, whose major label debut is out on EMI (2010), produced by Rick Chertoff (Cyndi Lauper, Joan Osborne, Ron Howard's The Grinch, etc.). As "Erin the Red," she plays bass, harp, keys, sings, and is a songwriter and arranger in the band.
On the silver screen, Erin played Sandra Mescal in the most recent Tim Robbins' film "Cradle Will Rock" and appears on the soundtrack along with PJ Harvey and Eddie Vedder. Erin has sung solo on HBO's "The Chris Rock Show" as the Hippie Chick, and on Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show" as the Pretty White Girl. Erin has twice been part of the Sundance Theater Lab in Utah, originating the role of Ilse in "Spring Awakening," and as musical director for "Lil's 90th," also at the Long Wharf Theater in 2010.
Erin is a songwriter and screenwriter on the upcoming sci-fi film "Fade To White," which Erin describes as "On the Beach meets Saturday Night Live, post-apocalypse." Her songs can be heard in several other films, including "Spent," "Bad Bride," and "American Desi." She signed The Buddy Scott Trio to her label and their songs can be heard in the MGM film "A Guy Thing." As a voice-over artist she's been heard on commercials from Coca-Cola, (URL HIDDEN) and Walmart to Play-Doh and Dunkin' Donuts.
Erin is the harpist on the new soundtrack for "The Fantasticks," on Martha Wainwright's acclaimed debut album "Martha Wainwright," on the original Broadway cast album of Sam Mendes' "Cabaret," on the tour of the Lincoln Center "South Pacific," in various commercials (Dunkin' Donuts, etc.), and on MTV2's "Wonder Showzen."