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Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter
Name  Hayley Taylor
Website  Official site

Years active  2005–present
Role  Singer-songwriter
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Movies  Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Wild Horses
Albums  One Foot in Front of the Other, Waking
Parents  Jodi Taylor, Alex Ben Block
Genres  Alternative rock, Folk rock, Independent music
Similar People  Alex Ben Block, Freddie Fields, Meeno Peluce, Brian Gibson, Soleil Moon Frye

Instruments  singing, guitar, piano

No more wishing by hayley taylor

Hayley Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and actress whose songs have been featured on many popular television shows, including How I Met Your Mother, Royal Pains, and Pretty Little Liars.



Born in Birmingham, Michigan, Hayley moved to Los Angeles at the age of two, where she began acting professionally in film and TV as a child, winning a Youth In Film Award for "Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture Drama" for her role in Touch of a Stranger with Shelley Winters.

As a young adult, Taylor also guest starred on television shows such as Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, Unsolved Mysteries, ER, and 7th Heaven.

After graduating from Vassar College (with her BA in English) she studied painting at the Sorbonne University in Paris and the New York Academy of Art.

Music career

Taylor's songs have been featured on Pretty Little Liars, How I Met Your Mother, Royal Pains, Privileged, MTV's Real World, and in many other TV shows and films. Taylor was classically trained on piano and singing early on, but it was not until she learned to play guitar in college that she realized music was her passion.

Taylor was nominated by the Los Angeles Music Awards for “Best Independent Album of the Year.” She was interviewed on Entertainment Tonight and on San Francisco's KRON news. She was Interviewed on Dutch TV's EénVandaag and she performed with her band live on the music television show City Sessions: Los Angeles on the DISH Network.

Taylor's debut album, entitled One Foot In Front of the Other, produced by Dan Romer (Beasts of the Southern Wild)(Ingrid Michaelson) and Eric Robinson (Sara Bareilles) was released on Aug 24, 2010. It featured an all-star cast of players, including Michael Chaves (John Mayer) on guitar, Ben Peeler (Alexi Murdoch) on guitar and pedal steel, Adrienne Woods (Josh Radin)(Jonas Brothers) on cello, Elliot Jacobson (Ingrid Michaelson) on drums, and producer Marshall Altman (Kate Voegele) on backing vocals.

Taylor's new full-length album is due out late 2016. She is also currently working on a side project with drummer Anthony Burulcich.


  • Single "Slow Motion", (as The Fauve), 2016
  • Full-Length Debut LP "One Foot in Front of the Other", 2010
  • Single "Felt Like Love", 2010
  • Single "No More Wishing", 2009
  • Holiday Single "If There Really Is a Santa Claus", 2008
  • EP "Waking", 2006
  • Placements

  • "How in the Wolrd" (as X My Heart) on "The Slap (U.S. TV series) 2015, (Episode 8, Season 1)
  • "Pretty in the Dark" on "Rush 2014, (Episode 7, Season 1)
  • "Bulletproof" in Night Moves (2013 film)
  • "Plans" on Pretty Little Liars , (Episode 13, Season 1)
  • "What's Going On" on Pretty Little Liars , (Episode 11, Season 1)
  • "How Good We Had it" on Pretty Little Liars , (Episode 3, Season 2)
  • "No More Wishing" on Pretty Little Liars, (Episode 11, Season 2)
  • "Felt Like Love" on Chevrolet Commercial
  • "Felt Like Love" in DayQuil Commercial
  • "No More Wishing" on MTV's The Challenge: Fresh Meat II
  • "Bulletproof" on MTV's The Challenge: Fresh Meat II
  • "No More Wishing" on How I Met Your Mother, (Episode 12, Season 4)
  • "All By Ourselves"* (duet with The 88) on How I Met Your Mother, (Episode 4, Season 5)
  • "Waking" on Royal Pains, (Episode 7, Season 1)
  • "Waking" on Privileged, (Episode 16, Season 1)
  • Performances

    Taylor frequently performs with her band at the famed Hotel Cafe, and other prime Los Angeles venues.

    Live Televised Appearances

    Entertainment Tonight.


    Taylor began garnering major airplay on XMU's Radar Report and Indie 103.1’s Suicide Girls’ Radio which led to her co-hosting the show for three months.


  • Full-Length LP (Coming out in 2015)
  • Single "How in the World" (as X My Heart), 2015
  • Full-Length Debut LP "One Foot in Front of the Other", 2010
  • References

    Hayley Taylor Wikipedia