Musician who became known for her work with rock band The Go-Go's, whose hits included "We Got the Beat" and "Our Lips Are Sealed."
She first played with Edie and the Eggs, which was organized as a musical spotlight for John Waters star Edith Massey.
She co-wrote the title track on Miley Cyrus' 2008 album Breakout, as well as co-writing several tracks for Selena Gomez & the Scene's debut album, Kiss & Tell.
She was raised in Dundalk, Maryland, and has spent a lot of her time in San Francisco.
Her music was used in several films, including 1999's Superstar, starring Molly Shannon.