| P. Olsson|
| Musician, composer, audio engineer|
PJ Olssen's myspace Page, PJ Olssen's Rock Camp
Words for Living, Beautifully Insane, Pj Olsson, Lasers and Trees, American Scream, The Ironwood Sessions
Rufus Wainwright, Beth Orton
Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson, The Alan Parsons Project, Danny Thompson, Ian Bairnson
Paul Josef Olsson is an American singer, most notable as being the lead singer for the Alan Parsons Live Project. He has toured with various artists over his lifetime, including Rufus Wainright, Beth Orton, and Placebo.
He was born in Houghton, Michigan to a musical family. His father had a DMA in choral music and was an avant-garde 12-tone composer, A&R executive for Motown Records and later a professor at Michigan Tech; his mother was a music/voice major and schoolteacher. He started playing violin at age 6. PJ caught the attention of Columbia records, who in mid-2000 released the album Words For Living which received positive reviews in the United States. Olsson also made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, and his song "Ready for a Fall" was included on the soundtrack album for the television show Dawson's Creek. In 2002, Olsson joined the Alan Parsons Project, becoming their lead singer. He has performed with many other notable acts, including Kid Rock, Muse, Train, Rufus Wainright, Iggy Pop, Beth Orton, Bob Geldof, Something Corporate, Ben Harper, Nelly Furtado, Placebo, and Michelle Branch. In 2007 Olsson teamed up with Salman Ahmad to record a remake of the Nick Lowe song, "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding", as the theme to The CW television show Aliens in America."Good Dreams"
"Words For Living"
P. J. Olsson Wikipedia