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Peaches

Canadian musician, producer, director

Peaches

Canadian musician, producer, director
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birthday
11th
November, 1966
Birth Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

Merrill Nisker (born 11 November 1966), better known by her stage name Peaches, is a Canadian musician, producer, director, visual artist, and performance artist.
Born in Ontario to a Jewish family, Peaches began her musical career in the 1990s as part of a folk trio, Mermaid Cafe. In 1995, she established a rock band, the Shit. That year she also released her first solo album, Fancypants Hoodlum. After moving to Berlin, Germany, she was signed to the Kitty-Yo label and released her second album, The Teaches of Peaches (2000). Touring as the opening act for bands like Marilyn Manson and Queens of the Stone Age, she subsequently released her third album, Fatherfucker (2003).
Peaches’ songs have been featured in movies such as Mean Girls, Waiting…, Jackass Number Two, My Little Eye, Drive Angry and Lost in Translation. Her music has also been featured on television shows such as Orphan Black, Lost Girl, The L Word, South Park, Skam, The Handmaid’s Tale, 30 Rock, True Blood, Fresh Meat, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee , The Boys and Letterkenny, and has been used for the promotion of Dirt. Peaches performed guest vocals on Pink’s album Try This, on the song “Oh My God”; on the Chicks on Speed album 99 Cents, on the song “We Don’t Play Guitars”; on Christina Aguilera’s 2010 album Bionic, on the song “My Girls” (which was produced and co-written with Le Tigre), and Major Lazer’s 2013 album Free the Universe on the song “Scare Me” featuring Timberlee.

instruments played
bass
drum
Guitar
harp
keytar
laser
machine
synthesizer
theremin
Vocals
Associated Acts

Chilly Gonzales, Feist, Mocky, JD Samson, Samantha Maloney, Radio Sloan, Iggy Pop, Mignon, Amanda Palmer

Birth Name

Merrill Nisker

Genres

Electroclash electropunk dance-punk punk rock alternative hip hop synth-pop alternative dance

Occupations

Singer-songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, disc jockey, performance artist, visual artist, director, actress, rapper

Years Active

1990 present

Name

Peaches

Nationality

Canada

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