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Birth name  Evan Scott Olson
Name  Evan Olson
Instruments  Guitar, drums, bass
Role  Singer-songwriter
Years active  1986–present
Record label  LoveCat Music
Labels  LoveCat Music

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Occupation(s)  Musician, Singer-songwriter
Associated acts  Ben Folds, Mark Kano, Bus Stop (band), Pots and Pans
Albums  Club Evos, Olson, Eternal Bliss, Red, Audio, All The Way, Take The World
Genres  Rock music, New Wave, Pop music
Similar People  Chuck Folds, Majosha, The Boneless Ones, Ben Folds, Billy Harvey

One Big Family - Kristy Jackson, Evan Olson, Jessica Mashburn

Evan Scott Olson is a rock singer and songwriter based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Born in West Point, New York during the "Summer of Love", 1967, his father was an officer in the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Olson has recorded eight albums including "One Room" (Universal), "Red" (LoveCat Music) and "Eternal Bliss" (independent release). Although he primarily plays guitar, he plays most of the instruments on his CDs. In the late 1980s, while still in college, he was in the group Majosha with Ben Folds. He then went on to become a member of the pop group Bus Stop. He has also written and recorded several television commercial jingles including songs for The Hershey Company and Mercedes Benz. His songs have been featured in numerous television shows and movies including Sex and the City, 90210, Friday Night Lights, In America, Scooby-Doo and MTV's The Hills. In 2012, his song "Another Sunny Day" was featured in the movie "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days". Evan is the main composer of music for the show Tech Toys 360, which is an original show on the Velocity cable TV channel.


Baywatch theme song

On the DVD release of the pilot and the first season of Baywatch, Evan Olson's song "Strong Enough" replaced "Above the Waterline" by Kim Carnes which was the original used during the TV airing of the show.


  • One Room (1999)
  • All You Desire (2001)
  • Olson (2003)
  • Red (2004)
  • Club Evos (2006)
  • Audio (2006)
  • Take the World (2007)
  • Able to Fly (2008)
  • Eternal Bliss (2012)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (writer: "Another Sunny Day" / performer: "Another Sunny Day") 2012
  • Venus & Vegas (writer: "Where Ya Goin'" / performer: "Where Ya Goin'") 2010
  • 90210 (TV series) – A Trip to the Moon (2009) ("Surf Me" - uncredited)
  • Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (video) (writer: "Pull You In") 2009
  • The Perfect Holiday (arranger: "Jingle Bells") 2007
  • Home of the Giants (writer: "All The Way", "Seventeen" / performer: "All The Way", "Seventeen") 2007
  • The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It (video) (writer: "October 31st" / performer: "October 31st") 2007
  • Killing Zelda Sparks (writer: "Shoebox Blues" / performer: "Shoebox Blues") 2007
  • Illegal Aliens (performer: "Shelly") 2007
  • Man in the Chair (writer: "Come Back Home") 2007
  • Material Girls (writer: "Ready To Go") 2006
  • One Tree Hill (TV series) – When It Isn't Like It Should Be (2006) (performer: "Not What I Wanted" - uncredited) 2006
  • This Film Is Not Yet Rated (documentary) (writer: "Charlotte's Lament" / performer: "Charlotte's Lament") 2006
  • Cloud 9 (performer: "Living Life") 2006
  • Love Wrecked (writer: "Go Go" / performer: "Go Go") 2005
  • Everything You Want (writer: "Satisfied") 2005
  • Window Theory (performer: "Go Go") 2005
  • Stateside (writer: "Not What I Wanted" / performer: "Not What I Wanted") 2004
  • My Boss's Daughter (writer: "Not What I Wanted" / performer: "Not What I Wanted")
  • Sex and the City (TV series) – Hop, Skip, and a Week (2003) (writer: "The World Is Beautiful" - uncredited / performer: "The World Is Beautiful" - uncredited)– Change of a Dress (2002) (performer: "Eighth Avenue Shuffle")
  • Mind Games (writer: "Peak", "Caller 10" / performer: "Peak", "Caller 10") 2003
  • Alias (TV series) – A Free Agent (2003) (writer: "I Can't Forget" / performer: "I Can't Forget") 2003
  • Now You Know (writer: "Poets and Priests", "After This" / writer: "Livin', Lovin") 2002
  • In America (writer: "Arrow from My Heart") 1999
  • Try Seventeen (writer: "Ticking Away", "Not What I Wanted" / performer: "Ticking Away", "Not What I Wanted") 2002
  • Triggermen (performer: "Shoebox Blues") 2002
  • Scooby-Doo (writer: "Take the World" / performer: "Take the World" / producer: "Take the World") 2002
  • Smallville (TV series) – Drone (2002) (writer: "Not What I Wanted" - uncredited / performer: "Not What I Wanted" - uncredited) 2002
  • Going Back (TV movie) (performer: "Some Love") 2001
  • Home Sweet Hoboken (writer: "Arrow From My Heart") 2001
  • Roswell (TV series) – Significant Others (2001) (performer: "Not What I Wanted") 2001
  • Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell(video) (writer: "Shoebox Blues" / performer: "Shoebox Blues") 2001
  • Undergrads (TV series) – Financial Aid (2001) (performer: "A to Z") 2001
  • Rave (writer: "Shoebox Blues" / performer: "Shoebox Blues") 2000
  • Python (TV movie) ("Clean") 2000
  • Two Ninas (writer: "Help Myself", "What You Do") 1999
  • 1999 (performer: "A Day", "Shoebox Blues", "Where I Begin") 1998
  • Lovelife (writer: "Talk About Love", "You") 1997
  • You're Not Built That Way (short) (writer: "Burn Me Down" / performer: "Burn Me Down") 1996
  • Compilations

  • A Day at the Beach soundtrack (2000)
  • Pure Disco with a Touch of Funk (2006)
  • Singles

  • "So Much Better" (1999)
  • "Another Sunny Day" (2012)
  • References

    Evan Olson Wikipedia