Singer Lisa Fischer more than just a Rolling Stones backup
Lisa Fischer has been a recognizable voice and face in the Rolling Stones' live connection to music in the documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom. know a lot about The Rolling Stones prior to auditioning for Mick Jagger. Lisa Fischer at the Dakota in / Star Tribune photo by Tom Wallace Fischer doesn't know the Stones set list -- compiled by Mick Jagger. She KILLED it!:p dance: [ame=zolyblog.info?v=ctrC9FtkmYA] Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter - Live _Lisa Fischer - YouTube[/ame].
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Fischer maintained her career as a session singer and continues to accompany The Rolling Stones on every one of their tours since There are songs that have become staples during tours with the Rolling Stones where she shares lead vocals, including " Monkey Manand " Gimme Shelter ", which showcase her vocal talents and are frequently on the set lists during their live concerts. When she was asked about the inspiration for her album, Fischer replied that "I wasn't deep in search of a record deal, it was just one of those things that happened".
In the movie 20 Feet From StardomFischer's Grammy award for her hit single collects dust on a shelf.
Fischer said she "just doesn't know what to do with it. Backup singing[ edit ] Fischer performing in Lisa Fischer continued to work on music doing background vocals and she also is a songwriter for artist such as Anane Vega. It was the worldwide top-grossing tour of She continued to sing backup for Tina Turner and The Rolling Stones as well as compose songs for herself and up-and-coming artists.
In the performance of Tina!: Fischer sang on Sting 's album If on a Winter's Night The rehearsals as well as the concert were filmed and were released as a DVD.
She is also on several studio and live albums with the Stones. The documentary shows a visibly touched Lisa accepting the award in an alluring black gown with a huge feather collar.
She never made another solo record after that. In the film and in our interview she down-plays the need for wanting, or needing, the limelight.
Something about the female energy lends itself to be able to support. Her beautiful brown eyes get a bit teary when she notes how thankful she is for his friendship and advice on things that a good backup singer needs to know, like how to put any ego aside and mesh her identity with the other background singers on the line.
One scene I especially enjoyed for her stage style was Lisa wearing a sequined jumpsuit while singing for Luther and adding some fierce dance moves and spins. There are so many endearing ways to describe the caring, loving, kind and, yes, nice, Lisa Fischer.Naked voice of Merry Clayton singing Gimme Shelter
Lisa cracked up as she told me how that scene got filmed. She was surprised to have the camera crew show up at her door ready to shoot the footage because she misunderstood their intent. And she was too nice to send them away. Those artists span a range of styles, genres and eras of popular music, but each has a uniquely fascinating and personal story to share of life spent in the shadows of superstardom.
In the press notes, director Morgan Neville states: To me this seemed at the essence of the experience of backup singing. For some, this is bliss.
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But in a counterpoint to the heartbreak, the film also shows the singer, now in her 70s, reuniting with her band mates from the Blossoms for the first time in four decades and enjoying a resurgence in her career. Along with rare archival footage and an amazing, unrivaled soundtrack, Twenty Feet From Stardom has interviews with those twenty feet ahead of aspirant stardom: Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger, Sting, Sheryl Crow and Bruce Springsteen, among others, take a backseat in the film to the diverse assortment of backup singers whose lives and stories take center stage.
The superstars share their love and admiration and sing praises for the performers who support them, but it is Lisa Fischer who is the most gushed about, even by her colleagues.