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Kristy Thirsk

Country of origin:


Type of music generally:

Alternative pop


Most recent release, Phoenix (2014)

See also:

CD Baby's Kristy Thirsk page

Wikipedia's entry on Kristy Thirsk


Her voice is somewhat like a stronger Sarah McLachlan's

Covers/own material:


General comments:

Former member of Rose Chronicles, current frequent guest vocalist for the bands Balligomingo, Delerium, and Sleepthief, Kristy Thirsk has so far only put out one solo CD of her own material and it is somewhat hard to find. She still has that amazing voice, but I prefer her other work. (Neile)

Comments about live performance:

Some of you may remember a group called Rose Chronicles, fronted by a singer named Kristy Thirsk. :) I had no clue she had a new band, and even less of a clue that she would be playing in New York!!! That was a nice surprise.
  They played a half-hour set, which was largely non-mind blowing, except for Kristy's amazing, wonderful, incredible voice. Wow. Seeing it happen in person was pretty impressive. (1/00,

Recommended first album:

Souvenir is her only full-length solo recording to date


  • Souvenir (2004)
  • Undercover (EP, 2008)
  • Phoenix (2014)


Release info:

2004—Pretty Noise Production


See Kristy Thirsk's site

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Kristy Thirsk—vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar

Guest artists:

Johnny Savella—electric guitar, bass guitar, sud sangeet
Jimmy Paxson—drums percussion
Eric Rosse—keyboards, progamming, distorted piano
Cameron Stone—cello, string arrangements
Stephen Wong—keyboards

Produced by:

Eric Rosse and Kristy Thirsk


One of my top discs of the year. (

Unfortunately, I found this too pop for my tastes and far prefer her work with Rose Chronicles. She has a gorgeous voice, but I prefer to hear it in services of more edgy material. (Neile)

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