| Robert Thomas Nanna|
Musician · bobnanna.com
| June 14, 1975 (age 40) (1975-06-14) |
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Braid, Hey Mercedes, The City on Film, Lifted Bells, Jack & Ace, Friction, Certain People I Know, The Sky Corvair
Braid, The City on Film, Hey Mercedes
Alternative rock, Indie rock, Emo
Lucky to be Alive, The Age of Octeen, Frame & Canvas, Frankie Welfare Boy Age 5, Everynight Fire Works
Braid, The City on Film, Hey Mercedes, Chris Broach, Damon Atkinson
vocals, guitar, drums
Bob Nanna Wikipedia
Bob Nanna (born June 14, 1975) is an American musician best known as the singer and guitarist for the bands Braid and Hey Mercedes. Nanna also currently performs as part of the bands Lifted Bells and Jack & Ace, as well as a solo project The City on Film.
Born Robert Thomas Nanna on June 14, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, graduating with a degree in Communications / Advertising.
From 2005-2014, Nanna served as a marketing manager for Chicago-based T-shirt company Threadless
In 2013 he co-founded Downwrite, a songwriting website, with Mark Rose of the band Spitalfield.Blurred In Six (Allied, 1994) - LP 1993
Makeshift (Shakefork) - 7 inch 1995
split w/ Capn' Jazz (Shakefork) - 7 inch 1995
Hours of Operation (Polyvinyl) - 2xCD 2002
Frankie Welfare Boy Age Five
The Age of Octeen
Frame and Canvas
Movie Music, Vol. 1
Movie Music, Vol. 2
Lucky to Be Alive
Closer to Closed
Everynight Fire Works (Vagrant)
Loses Control (Vagrant)
In Formal Introduction (Grand Theft Autumn)
La Vella (Topshelf, 2014)
The Sky Corvair - Unsafe At Any Speed (Actionboy Records, 2005) CD
Certain People I Know - Certain People I Know (Count Your Lucky Stars, 2012)
Friction / Cap'n Jazz - 'Nothing Dies with Blue Skies (Shadefork Records, 1994) - single
Friction - Makeshift (Shadefork Records, 1993) - 3 song 7"
Braid - Rainsnowmatch (Enclave /Polyvinyl 1993) - EP
Braid - I'm Afraid of Everything / Radish White Icicle / Now I'm Exhausted (Grand Theft Autumn, 1994) - single
Braid - Niagara / That Car Came Out Of Nowhere (Grand Theft Autumn, 1994) - single
Braid - First Day Back / Hugs From Boys (Polyvinyl, 1995) - single
The City On Film / Kind Of Like Spitting / Sterling Silver - Slowdance Tour (Slowdance, 1998) - EP
Braid - Please Drive Faster Polyvinyl (1998) - EP
The City On Film - Two Hour Anniversary (About Midnight, 1997) - 7"
The City On Film / Kind Of Like Spitting - Split (Sport, 1998) - 7"
Braid / Eversor / The Lovemen / 3minutemovie - Japan Tour CD (1999) - 3" CD
Hey Mercedes - Hey Mercedes Polyvinyl, (2000) - EP
Bob Nanna / Elizabeth Elmore - Bob Nanna/Elizabeth Elmore EP (Troubleman Unlimited, 1999) - EP
Hey Mercedes - The Weekend (Vagrant, 2003) - single, EP
Hey Mercedes / Favez - Split (Sound Fiction, 2003) - 7"
The City On Film - I'd Rather Be Wine Drunk (Post 436, 2004) - EP
The City On Film / The Novi Split - The Sea Was Angry That Day My Friends (Eat The Fly, 2004) - EP
Hey Mercedes - Unorchestrated (Grand Theft Autumn, 2005) - EP, compilation
The City On Film - Little Informal (Grand Theft Autumn, 2005) - EP
The City On Film - American Diary (Redder, 2005) - EP
The City on Film / Minus the Bear - Split (Polyvinyl, 2006) - 7"
The City on Film / Owen - Split (Red Cars Go Faster, 2007) - 7"
Bob Nanna & Lauren Lo / Into It Over It - "Split" (Evil Weevil, 2010) - 7"
Braid / Balance and Composure - "Split" (No Sleep, 2013) - 7"
Lifted Bells - s/t EP (Naked Ally, 2013) - 12" EP
Lifted Bells - "Lights Out" (Naked Ally, 2014) - 7"
Braid "Kids Get Grids" (Topshelf, 2015) - Record Store Day Exclusive 7"
Lifted Bells - "Overreactor" (Run For Cover, 2016) - 12" EP
Various - Direction (Polyvinyl) - Braid - "I'm Glowing and You're The Reason"
Various - Direction (Polyvinyl) - Orwell - "Angular Momentum" (guest artist)
Various - My Pal God Holiday Record (My Pal God, 1997) - The City On Film - "Fairytale Of New York"
Various - World Domination in Thirteen Easy Steps (Stratagem, 1998) - Braid - "Collect From Clark Kent"
Various - Where Is My Mind? A Tribute To The Pixies (Glue Factory, 1998) - Braid - "Trompe Le Monde"
Various - Another Year On The Streets Vol. 2 (Vagrant, 2001) - Hey Mercedes - " Our Weekend Starts On Wednesday"
Friction - Hours of Operation: Discography, 1991-1993 Polyvinyl (2004) - compilation
Various - THICK: Oil (Thick, 2003) - The City On Film - "Lost My Lights (acoustic)"
Various - In The Film They Made Us A Little More Articulate (Escape Goat, 2003) - The City On Film - "Bad Liver And A Broken Heart"
Various - My Favorite Songwriters (Five One Inc., 2004) - The City On Film - "I'd Rather Be Wine Drunk (demo)"
Various - Polyvinyl Does Polyvinyl (Polyvinyl, 2016) - Braid- "Next of Kin"
Various - The Actuality Of Thought (Bifocal Media, 2001) -- live footage of Braid's "What A Wonderful Puddle" - VHS
Hubcap - Those Kids Are Weirder LP/CD (Actionboy, 1996 54'40 Or Fight!, reissue 2001)
Bob Nanna - Threadless Songs LP (Self-released, 2014)