Paul Josef Olsson is an American singer, most notable as being the lead singer for the Alan Parsons Live Project. He has toured with various artists over his lifetime, including Rufus Wainright, Beth Orton, and Placebo. He was born in Houghton, Michigan to a musical family. His father had a DMA in choral music and was an avant-garde 12-tone composer, A&R executive for Motown Records and later a professor at Michigan Tech; his mother was a music/voice major and schoolteacher.
grew up in Houghton, Michigan and has been singing and making music as long as he can remember. He started playing violin at age 6. With a father who conducted an orchestra, he ended up taking music very seriousl. .He now lives in Los Angeles. The most important thing in my life is looking after my three kids and my wonderful wife, he says.
He also mixed the debut album by the American band Ambrosia and produced their second album Somewhere I've Never Travelled In 1975, he declined Pink Floyd's invitation to work on the follow-up for Dark Side, Wish You Were Here, and instead initiated the Alan Parsons Project with producer, songwriter, and occasional singer Eric Woolfson, whom he had met at Abbey Road. The band currently features lead singer P. J. Olsson, guitarist Jeff Kollman, drummer Danny Thompson, keyboardist Tom Brooks, bass guitarist Guy Erez, vocalist and saxophonist Todd Cooper, guitarist and vocalist Dan Tracey, along with Parsons on rhythm guitar, keyboards and vocals. This band performed live in Medellín, Colombia in 2013 as Alan Parsons Symphonic Project in a performance recorded for Colombian.
Biography by Amanda Nusbaum. Olsson has toured with artists such as Beth Orton, DJ Spooky, Rufus Wainrigh and Placebo. He has one of the most distinctive voices in pop music today. See Full Discography.
Paul Josef Olsson is an American singer, most notable as being the lead singer for the Alan Parsons Live Project. Biography - He was born in Houghton, Michigan to a musical family. PJ Olsson performing with Alan Parsons Live Project in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 March 2010. Background information.
Beautifully Insane . This album has an average beat per minute of 108 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 69/170 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Beautifully Insane.
Pj Olsson continues to amaze. Keep making music PJ- you inspire us all. Xoxo. See All. The Ironwood Sessions - EP. 2008.
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