Anna Nalick first broke onto the music scene in April of 2006 with the release of her Sony debut platinum album “Wreck of the Day.”? The album entered the Billboard 200 chart at #20.
Single “Breathe (2AM)” has sold nearly 3 million copies to date and was featured prominently on Grey’s Anatomy and other tv and film soundtracks.
Nalick is a southern California native. She began writing music as a hobby at a very young age and continued to write for local rock, punk, and ska bands through her teens.
In high school she performed as lead singer in her own rock and goth rock bands as well as in a Rush cover band. She began performing and showcasing her writing as a solo artist when she was 18.
In her first year of college, Nalick’s lo-fi home-recorded demo wound up in the hands of Christopher Thorn, Brad Smith and Eric Rosse. Thorn and Smith founded the band Blind Melon and were operating as a production team. Rosse most notably produced Tori Amos and Sara Bareilles. The producers were impressed by Nalick’s writing and agreed to help Anna record a professional demo.
Nalick was signed was signed by Sony in 2004. In 2008, Nalick released “The Shine EP” that included the single “Shine” and a cover of Red Hot Chili Peppers “Breaking The Girl.”
In 2009 Nalick left Sony and in 2011 she released the independent album “Broken Doll & Odds & Ends”.