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Holly Brook

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Vocalist, instrumentalist, and Universal published songwriter Holly Brook has worked professionally in the music industry since the young age of 6. Now a seasoned touring musician, she has a substantial catalogue of work to her name, including 3 albums from her childhood performing with her mother in the duo, Generations, as well as 2 solo albums under the name, Holly Brook. Her debut solo album was entitled, “Like Blood Like Honey,” and was a Machine Shop/Warner Brothers release. More recently,”O’Dark:Thirty EP,” was an independent release produced by Duncan Sheik and Jon Ingoldsby. She gained most of her recognition as a featured vocalist on Fort Minor’s number 2 Billboard hit “Where’d You Go,” for which she also won and MTV VMA in 2006. Lately, Holly has been focusing on the songwriting side of the industry.

“Herstory”:
Holly Brook, is a multi-instrumental singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.
By the age of two, she was harmonizing her mother Candace’s trio when members weren’t on time for rehearsal. By the age of six, Holly was performing professionally in a mother-daughter duo called Generations. At 15, she had already recorded 3 independent albums as Generations.

By the time she reached high school, Holly was sneaking into nightclubs and befriending jazz musicians. She says, “the musicianship was absolutely mind-blowing.” With the help of a friend, jazz bassist Jeff Eckels, Holly put together her first band and they played their first show at the Concourse Hotel Bar in Madison. She was only 15.

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  • AppleCat8kz

    [Holly Brook] > [Skylar Grey] [11]

    27 Oct 5:37am Reply
  • ringwraith10

    @zackaryhope: I think they mean that they either like the name better or they like the specific music better.

    27 May 8:52pm Reply
  • matheusmaia_

    @hsxeric some were dropped, others are loose on youtube.

    30 Mar 3:35pm Reply
  • hsxeric

    Does ANYONE know where I can get the b-sides from Like Blood Like Honey? According to wiki, they were on some "deluxe edition", which I cannot find any information on anywhere. Amazon, eBay, iTunes, PirateBay, etc. No one has those extra tracks available.

    21 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Flapuca

    Holly Brook > Skylar Grey [11] until this day, i don't really understand the need to change the name and the need to show more belly to sell more music...

    10 Nov 2013 Reply
  • zackaryhope

    Lmao. They are the same person, I don't know why some people are comparing her to herself. Jeez.

    28 Sep 2013 Reply
  • adzant

    Keep both tags, Holly music is Holly's and Skylar's music is Skylar's. You wouldn't merge Selena Gomez + Selena Gomez & the Scene, even though the latter isn't really much of a band.

    28 Sep 2013 Reply
  • WelsonOliveira

    Holly Brook > Skylar Grey [10]

    2 Sep 2013 Reply
  • aquilm

    Was surprised how good the 'Like Blood, Like Honey' album actually is! Gives 'Don't Look Down' a run for it's money, and is a lot more cohesive where the latter feels like an attempt to try lots of different sounds to see what sticks (I do like 'Don't Look Down' though, don't get me wrong).

    29 Jul 2013 Reply
  • danadolilith

    Skylar & Holly need to be merged. You personal opinions on her name change or her music as Skylar is irrelevant, she is now Skylar whether you like it or not. [3]

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
  • hdsander

    Sky and Holly shouldn't be merged. Music legally under Holly Brook should remain and the new songs under Skylar should remain also. [1]

    6 Jul 2013 Reply
  • DeadSympathy

    Holly Brook > Skylar Grey [9]

    4 May 2013 Reply
  • apptfire

    check out my song-a-day blog featuring Again & Again by Holly Brooks (& C'mon Let Me Ride by Skylar Grey) www.appartmentfire.tumblr.com

    27 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Fakelicious

    Holly Brook > Skylar Grey [8] Amen!!!

    25 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Ninaaa000

    Holly Brook > Skylar Grey [7]

    13 Mar 2013 Reply
  • LekuBauer

    Forever Holly, F@#k the rest S2

    28 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Ivyxxo

    If you wouldn't emerge Deep Deep Sleep with everything Holly is involved with why emerge both of their solo work?

    18 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Ivyxxo

    Sky and Holly should'nt be merged. Music legally under Holly Brook should remain and the new songs under Skylar should remain also.

    17 Oct 2012 Reply
  • matheusmaia_

    Always, Holly. ♥

    12 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Zach216

    What is the name on the record that you all probably stole? HOLLY BROOK. What she does from here on out is Skylar Grey, totally different styles. Keep em separate, I love the HB music, SG music makes me scratch my head. Girls in a serious identity crisis, when is Invisible or Invinsible even coming out? Sounds terrible, hope she makes some $ then returns to her roots!

    28 Sep 2012 Reply
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