Before she was a shoegaze goddess, Britta Phillips was truly outrageous as the voice of an 80's animated series. Read on to find out more....Click here to read WTSH's interview with Britta Phillips
Britta Phillips is an American musician, songwriter, actress and voice actor. In the music community, she is best known as a member of shoegaze bands The Belltower and Luna, as well as one half of the duo Dean and Britta; both Luna and Dean & Britta are music projects with her husband Dean Wareham (Galaxie 500 frontman). Her most recent album under the moniker Dean & Britta began as a commission by the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh to write and perform live beneath 13 of Warhol’s short films, shot between 1964 and 1966. Subjects included Dennis Hopper, Lou Reed, Edie Sedgewick and Nico. 13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests was released as a CD and DVD in 2009. Dean and Britta also score films together, most notably Noah Baumbach’s The Squid & The Whale.
But before all of that...