Rahul Sharma (Editor)

Brett Anderson (American musician)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Brett Anderson

Years active

Rock music


Associated acts
Music group
The Donnas (Since 1993)

Brett Anderson (American musician) Brett Anderson (American musician)

Birth name
Brett Elizabeth Anderson

Lookout Records, Atlantic Records, Purple Feather Records

The Donnas Turn 21, American Teenage Rock 'n' R, Get Skintight, Gold Medal, The Donnas


30 May 1979 (age 41 years), Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Brett Elizabeth Anderson (born May 30, 1979 in Bloomington, Indiana) is the lead vocalist of rock band The Donnas. She previously went by the name Donna A.


Levi's® Shape What's to Come: Brett Anderson from The Donnas

Early life

Brett Anderson (American musician) Brett Anderson (American musician)

Anderson was born on May 30, 1979, in Bloomington, Indiana. She moved to Palo Alto, California in the 7th grade. She met future bandmates Torry Castellano, Maya Ford and Allison Robertson in junior high school. They formed a band in 8th grade called Ragady Anne, later calling themselves The Electrocutes at Palo Alto High School.

Other Work

Brett Anderson (American musician) Brett Anderson (American musician)

Anderson appeared on the album Brats on the Beat: Ramones for Kids singing "California Sun". Anderson is featured in the songs "Party Til We Die" by The Leftovers, "Hey There Ophelia" by MC Lars, and "Who's to Blame" and "My War" by Sugar Knives and has performed with Camp Freddy. Since The Donnas' hiatus in 2012 Anderson has begun singing in a few different bands under the names Born Angry, Alpha Beta and The Stripminers. In 2014, Anderson co-wrote and recorded soundtracks for Fitbit's "It's All Fit" campaign and the "Nissan Versa In Motion" commercial. Anderson also co-wrote and performed the music in the trailer for Edward Hemingway's "Bad Apple's Perfect Day".

Brett Anderson (American musician) Brett Anderson (American musician)

Anderson appeared on Ken Reid's TV Guidance Counselor podcast on June 1, 2016.

Personal life

Anderson is engaged to Thrice bassist Eddie Breckenridge.


Take It OffSpend the Night · 2002
Who Invited YouSpend the Night · 2002
Don't Break Me DownGold Medal · 2004


Brett Anderson (American musician) Wikipedia