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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 11 June 1963Boyne City, Michigan, USA
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Britta Phillips wanted to pursue a career in music and decided to move to New York City when she was 19. Her dad did jingles in New York, and through his connections, she was able to audition for the cartoon series JEM, and was hired to sing the lead voice of JEM. The series ran from 1985 - 1988, and towards the end of JEM, Britta landed her first movie role in Satisfaction, and was still flying to Atlanta during filming to record the last few songs for JEM.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mark R.

Britta became the bass player for NYC band, LUNA, in 2000. Britta and LUNA founder, Dean Wareham, released a record together in 2003 entitled, "L'Avventura," produced by Tony Visconti (Bowie, T. Rex). This was followed by"Back Numbers" in 2007, also produced by Visconti. The pair's last album began as a commission by the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh to write and perform live beneath 13 of Warhol's short films, shot between 1964 and 1966. Subjects include Dennis Hopper, Lou Reed, Edie Sedgewick and Nico. "13 Most Beautiful: Song for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests" was released as a CD and DVD in 2009. Dean and Britta also score films together, most notably Noah Baumbach's, The Squid & The Whale.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Britta Phillips

Spouse (2)

Jody Porter (? - ?) (divorced)
Dean Wareham (? - present)

Trivia (10)

Britta is now the bassist for the New York indie rock band Luna (www.fuzzywuzzy.com)
After a few years, switched from guitar to bass.
After appearing in Satisfaction (1988), she co-founded band with Jody Porter; The Belltower and moved to London England where they had quite the success with their album.
Appears in a track on Anika Moa's debut CD Thinking Room - Track 8 - Youthful
Is the singing voice for various commercials being aired today
Played bass for Australian rocker Ben Lee's band
Played bass for indie rock group, Ultrababyfat (appears on 2 of their albums)
Currently recording with Dean Wareham (fellow ex-Luna member). Dean and Britta released their first album "L'Avventura" in 2003.
Continues to play bass and sing backing vocals for Luna, and has an interview on the JEM Season 3, Pt. I DVDs. [September 2004]
About to release 'duet' album with fellow Luna bandmate, Dean Wareham. [June 2003]

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