Singer-songwriter Mraz, 33, broke the sad news to the Daily Beast in NYC Tuesday night.
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She was signed to Virgin Records until 2013 and released her first major label album Twentythree on August 2, 2005, followed by her second album Hello which was released on April 15, 2008.
She competed in the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) High School Division and earned fifth place in the state championship while still in middle school.
The minute that breakup happened, it was like the floodgates opened, and I was feeling ultra crazy shit. I remember having a moment when I was super in it and really sad and I had this epiphany like, “Oh my god, I’m feeling again, and I want to write music, and I need to write something down.” It just started pouring out of me.
Were you aware of how candid the songs were when you were writing them? I wanted to make a record that was an experience, a record that was super transparent and really honest, like no synonyms for things that were going on, just straight to the point.
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It’s also the project that’s allowed her to rediscover her love for songwriting.
She attended Torrey Pines High School in neighboring Carmel Valley.
Around the age of 15, Prettyman was given a mix tape of Ani Di Franco's music.
Jason Mraz is celebrating his engagement to fellow singer/songwriter Tristan Prettyman. The concert raised more than ,000 for a leukaemia charity.
The pair used Twitter to let their fans know their happy news, tweeting their excitement.'SHE SAID YES,' he tweeted excitedly at midnight last night.