Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American rock singer, singer-songwriter, bassist and guitarist.
After growing up in Bon Air, Virginia, and graduating from Open High School in Richmond, Virginia, in 1978, Mann enrolled in Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She dropped out of Berklee and joined the Boston punk band The Young Snakes. In 1983, the band released the EP Bark Along with The Young Snakes. In 1983, she co-founded the new wave band 'Til Tuesday with Berklee classmate and boyfriend Michael Hausman (who went on to manage her solo career).
In 1985, the band released Voices Carry, the debut album with the title track inspired by Mann's breakup with Hausman. It won the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist.
In 1986, the band released Welcome Home, their second album.
In 1987, she sang vocals with Geddy Lee on the song "Time Stand Still" by rock band Rush from their 1987 album and tour Hold Your Fire.
In 1988, the band released Everything's Different Now, their third and final album. Shortly after its release, Mann said that she was much more pleased with it than the debut, primarily because she felt it made more of a personal statement about her life. The band broke up in 1990 when Mann left to start her solo career...
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