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Rachael Yamagata is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. She has released four studio albums, two EPs, and eleven singles. Her music has been featured in numerous films and television shows. Yamagata was born in Arlington County, Virginia, and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Northwestern University, where she studied theatre and creative writing. After college, she moved to New York City and began performing in clubs. Yamagata's debut album, Happenstance, was released in 2004. The album featured the singles "Worn Me Down" and "Be Be Your Love", which both charted on the Billboard Hot 100. Her second album, Elephants...Teeth Sinking Into Heart, was released in 2008. The album featured the singles "Faster" and "Elephants". Yamagata's third album, Chesapeake, was released in 2011. The album featured the singles "Heavyweight" and "Starlight". Her fourth album, Tightrope Walker, was released in 2016. The album featured the singles "Let Me Be Your Girl" and "Over". Yamagata has also released two EPs, Loose Ends in 2006 and Acoustic EP in 2009. As of 2021, Rachael Yamagata's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

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Occupation Singer-songwriter
Age 46 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 23 September 1977
Birthday 23 September
Birthplace Arlington, Virginia, United States
Nationality United States

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In season 2018/19 French ice dance team Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron used Yamagata's songs "Duet" and "Sunday afternoon" for their free dance program.


Yamagata again partnered with PledgeMusic for her album Tightrope Walker, released on September 23, 2016. She also offered an acoustic digital version of Happenstance as a pledge reward.


Yamagata digitally released a new album in the fall of 2011 through Pledgemusic. Her third studio album Chesapeake was released through Frankenfish Records in October 2011. In 2012 Yamagata released her next EP called Heavyweight. Yamagata has appeared numerous times as a guest vocalist for other artists including: Jason Mraz's "Did You Get My Message?", "Fireflies" and "The Believer" by Rhett Miller, on Toots & the Maytals's album True Love, the song "Barfly" by Ray LaMontagne, and several songs on Ryan Adams' Cold Roses album. She contributed vocals to six songs on the Bright Eyes album Cassadaga. Yamagata contributed writing, keyboards and vocals to the song "Kaleidoscope" by Jill Cunniff a former member of Luscious Jackson. Yamagata also performs with an ensemble cast on the 30 Rock episode "Kidney Now!" The soundtrack for the film Dear John features the song "You Take My Troubles Away", Yamagata's duet with Dan Wilson. She also performs the Muppets song "I'm Going to Go Back There Someday" on a cover album, Muppets: The Green Album.


In May 2008, Yamagata released a three-song EP, Loose Ends. Her second full-length album Elephants...Teeth Sinking Into Heart was released in October 2008. Billboard characterized the album as much darker and sadder in tone than its predecessor. That month, her two-song live acoustic video performance appeared on LiveDaily Sessions and featured the songs "Faster" and "Sunday Afternoon". In April 2009, Yamagata performed her song "Elephants" on the television drama One Life to Live.


Yamagata toured with Mandy Moore and contributed a song to Moore's 2007 album, Wild Hope.


Yamagata was featured on the album True Love by Toots and the Maytals, which won the Grammy Award in 2004 for Best Reggae Album, and showcased many notable musicians including Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Trey Anastasio, Gwen Stefani / No Doubt, Ben Harper, Bonnie Raitt, Manu Chao, The Roots, Ryan Adams, Keith Richards, Toots Hibbert, Paul Douglas, Jackie Jackson, Ken Boothe, and The Skatalites.


Yamagata became the vocalist for the Chicago group Bumpus and spent six years touring, writing and recording with the band before leaving in 2001 to begin a solo career. In September 2002, she obtained a two-record deal with Arista's Private Music and her self-titled EP produced by Malcolm Burn, Rachael Yamagata EP was released in October. Her first full-length album, Happenstance, followed in 2004. The album was produced by John Alagía at Compass Point Studios. Between 2003 and 2005, Yamagata played venues such as Amoeba Records and The Hotel Café, both in Hollywood.


Rachael Yamagata (born September 23, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist from Arlington, Virginia. She began her musical career with the band Bumpus before becoming a solo artist and releasing five EPs and four studio albums. Her songs have appeared on numerous television shows and she has collaborated with Jason Mraz, Rhett Miller, Bright Eyes, Ryan Adams, Toots and the Maytals and Ray LaMontagne.