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Louise Lynn Goffin (born 1960) is a Jewish Americansinger/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Signed by record executive Lenny Waronker to Dreamworks in 1999, Goffin 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 has recorded for 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.She was the youngest artist on the soundtrack to Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
Goffin 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 Goffin 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. The 2009 video of her original song, "Pink Champagne" is filmed at Rocket Carousel and the Santa Monica Pier.
Goffin sings on the theme song for the hit TV show Gilmore Girls, duetting with her mother on King's song "Where You Lead".
She shares two children with Greg Wells, a Canadian born musician and record producer.
- Louise Goffin at MySpace
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