Grace Potter Biography

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Birth Place: Waitsfield, Vermont, United States
Years Active: —present
Genres: Folk Rock, Blues, Roots Rock, Hard Rock


Grace Potter is an American vocalist and multi-instrumentalist best known as the lead singer of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. In addition to lead vocals, Potter plays Hammond B3, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer electric piano and electric and acoustic guitars.

The band originally formed in late 2002 and has released four studio albums and two live albums.

Potter wrote a track titled “Something That I Want,” which she re-wrote some of the lyrics to in 2010 and Disney chose it to be featured during the closing credits of their 50th animated feature “Tangled,” which Potter sung solo. The movie soundtrack was released in November 2010.

Potter sang on the track “You and Tequila,” on the September 2010, album “Hemingway's Whiskey” by country music singer Kenny Chesney. The song reached #3 on the Billboard Country Songs chart and was a Top 40 hit on the Hot 100 Singles chart. It was nominated for Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance at the 54th Grammy Awards in 2012.





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