ELIZABETH ZIMAN / CO-COMPOSER
Songwriter/Composer Elizabeth Ziman has released two full-length albums and a self-produced, recorded and released EP. 2009’s Taller Children was produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes) and featured collaborations with Tilly and the Wall. As Elizabeth & the Catapult, she released The Other Side of Zero, produced by Tony Berg (Aimee Mann) and featuring Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings. The Other Side of Zero drew interest from Anne Hathaway, who used the album’s track “Thank You for Nothing” as inspiration for her hair-cutting scene in Les Miserables. Hathaway later cast Elizabeth as a street musician in a film about New York musicians, the Sundance Festival favorite Song One. The last few years have found her touring with Sara Bareilles, Greg Laswell, Lenka and Kishi Bashi, as well as singing background vocals for The Shins and The Waterboys, playing drums in Kishi Bashi’s band, and collaborating with Ben Folds. She has composed for film with writing partner Paul Brill on over a dozen films during the past several years.