Robert Roth

Alternative rock, Musical Artist

1966 –

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Who is Robert Roth?

Robert Roth is best known as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist of 90's Sub Pop and Capitol Records band Truly. The band have recently have reunited with all original members to play in shows in Seattle, London and Azkena Rock Festival 2008 alongside Ray Davies, the Sex Pistols, Dinosaur Jr. and the Sonics.

Roth also received much international critical acclaim for his 2004 solo debut Someone Somewhere.... Throughout the Nineties he had an ongoing collaboration with poet rocker Jim Carroll, resulting in two songs on Carroll's Pools of Mercury and Carroll's EP Runaway. Roth also collaborated on Carroll's Kill Rock Stars in 2000; which coincided with a sold out show at the Seattle Opera House. Their song "Falling Down Laughing" has been added to the soundtrack to the 2008 film Obscene alongside the Bob Dylan, the Doors and Patti Smith. Roth also contributed significant amounts of orchestration to Built to Spills seminal 1997 Warner Bros. release Perfect from Now On. Roth currently is working on the first new Truly record in over ten years as well as new solo material and continues to play live shows with Truly, his solo band as well as alone on acoustic guitar and piano.

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1966
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  • Roth, Robert
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on July 23, 2013

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