Natalie Merchant

Biography: Took piano and voice lessons. Joined 10,000 Maniacs in 1981 and released 8 albums with them. Has an older brother and sister and a younger brother. Dated drummer Peter Yanowitz for seven years. Dated Michael Stipe. Dated Robert Buck (guitarist for 10,000 Maniacs). Recently gave birth to a baby girl, Lucia, in 2003. Discography with 10,000 Maniacs Human Conflict Number Five (1982) Secrets of the I Ching (1983) The Wishing Chair (1985) In My Tribe (1987) Blind Man's Zoo (1989) Hope Chest: The Fredonia Recordings 1982-1983 (1990) Our Time in Eden (1992) MTV Unplugged (1993) Solo Discography Tigerlily (1995) Ophelia (1998) Live in Concert (1999) Motherland (2001) The House Carpenter's Daughter (2003) Personal quotes "I've found out how overwhelming the media is and the way it drills things into your head, it's almost like a mind control. If I could control people's minds, I'd like to put something useful in." "I don't want to live in a culture of despair. I'd likeTook piano and voice lessons. Joined 10,000 Maniacs in 1981 and released 8 albums with them. Has an older brother and sister and a younger brother. Dated drummer Peter Yanowitz for seven years. Dated Michael Stipe. Dated Robert Buck (guitarist for 10,000 Maniacs). Recently gave birth to a baby girl, Lucia, in 2003. Discography with 10,000 Maniacs Human Conflict Number Five (1982) Secrets of the I Ching (1983) The Wishing Chair (1985) In My Tribe (1987) Blind Man's Zoo (1989) Hope Chest: The Fredonia Recordings 1982-1983 (1990) Our Time in Eden (1992) MTV Unplugged (1993) Solo Discography Tigerlily (1995) Ophelia (1998) Live in Concert (1999) Motherland (2001) The House Carpenter's Daughter (2003) Personal quotes "I've found out how overwhelming the media is and the way it drills things into your head, it's almost like a mind control. If I could control people's minds, I'd like to put something useful in." "I don't want to live in a culture of despair. I'd like to live in a culture of hope." "People always tell me that my live shows differ greatly from my albums, which are a little more meticulous and subdued. People come see me live, and I'm cracking jokes and dancing around like a savage, and it's truly unpredictable. There should be a record of that." "A lot of things are personal experiences disguised as other people's experiences. I can't remove the autobiographical slant from the things I write. You always bring yourself into what you're writing." "Britain was the first place I ever travelled outside the United States so when I arrived in London at the age of 19, everything was exciting - the sense of history and all these cute guys with British accents." Expand

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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 6.3
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 2 Aug 29, 1994 Guest 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 3 Sep 4, 1995 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 5 Sep 1, 1997 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 6 Aug 31, 1998 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 7 Sep 7, 1999 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 11 Sep 1, 2003 Guest tbd