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Rachel Platten

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20, 1981
Newton Centre, MA
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20, 1981 (age 37)
Newton Centre, MA


Singer-songwriter of the hit "1,000 Ships," a top twenty-five hit on the Billboard Adult charts. She's also known for hits such as "Fight Song" and "Stand by You."

Before Fame

She began taking piano lessons at age four and in the mid-2000s, she spent time working at a record label in Trinidad.


Her piano-driven songs have elements of catchy, light pop, but still revealed in lyrics hard truths about life.

Family Life

She has a sister named Melanie whom she is very close with. She married Kevin Lazan in 2012. She and Lazan are currently expecting their first child together. 

Associated With

Her musical style has been compared to that of Alanis Morissette.