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Louise Goffin


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Louise Lynn Goffin (born 1960) is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Signed by record executive Lenny Waronker to Dreamworks in 1999, Louise released her critically acclaimed CD Sometimes a Circle on Dreamworks in 2002. She also independently released the album Bad Little Animals in June 2008 on her label Majority Of One Records, launched May 2008.
Her parents are songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin. She’s recorded five major label records. Her debut album Kid Blue was released on Elektra/Asylum in 1979. Louise’s debut public performance was opening for Jackson Browne at the Troubadour when she was 17 years old.

Louise Goffin and Jackson Browne, Green Bay Airport, June 2008
She was the youngest artist on the soundtrack to Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Louise lived in England between 1984-1994 and made two records while signed to WEA. This Is the Place, released in 1988, includes the VH1 classic video hit “Bridge of Sighs”. The following UK album was recorded 1990-1 at Astoria Studios, a houseboat, built in 1911 for and once owned by impresario Fred Karno, now a recording studio owned by David Gilmour of Pink Floyd. The rare UK Eastwest Records recordings include a version of the U2 song “Sweetest Thing”, with additional lyrics by Bono.
Goffin has played with other known musicians as a side-woman. She appears playing banjo with Bryan Ferry in his video “I Put a Spell on You”. She went on to play guitar on tour with Tears for Fears in 1997.
Louise is a founder and owner of Rocket Carousel Studio in Los Angeles, where international recording artists Mika, Natasha Bedingfield, Paris Hilton, Katy Perry, One Republic, and Jamie Cullum have recorded.


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  • Duke66

    Louise has a Pledgemusic campaign on now for an upcoming cd - check it out:

    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • kellmartin

    Checked out the album "Sometimes a Circle" after coming across her on Pieta Brown Radio. Very impressive! Favourite track so far? "Instant Photo"

    5 Feb 2011 Reply
  • karon1821

    OMG she is so amazing and the "Sometimes A Circle" album is SO addicting. Why is she not more popular on here? It's crazy.

    19 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Irrational_Psyc

    Somewhere, there's a river..... The story of my life. Come on girl.....make some new stuff. We're waiting 4 ya. PS: Bridge of Sighs, people!!!

    3 Dec 2006 Reply

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