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    Josh Rouse

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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Come Back (Light Therapy) lyrics
    2Simple Pleasure lyrics
    3Jersey Clowns lyrics
    4Somehow You Could Always Tell lyrics
    Kurt Wagner feat. Josh Rouse
    5Sad Eyes lyrics
    6Middle School Frown lyrics
    7Laughter lyrics
    8Life lyrics
    9Table Dance lyrics
    Kurt Wagner feat. Josh Rouse
    10London Bridges lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Best Of: Rykodisc Years [2008]
    2The Happiness Waltz
    3Subtitulo [2006]
    4El Turista [2010]
    5Nashville [2005]
    61972 [2003]
    7Country Mouse City House [2008]
    8She's Spanish, I'm American [2007]


    Josh Rouse (born 1972) is an American folk/roots pop singer-songwriter.
    Born in the small town of Paxton, Nebraska, he moved to various places in the Midwest during his childhood due to his father's military career. Following his time at Austin Peay State University, he eventually settled down in Tennessee, where he met some local musicians and began recording.

    The initial recordings he put to tape eventually became his debut release, Dressed Up Like Nebraska. Released to critical acclaim, it allowed him to tour and begin performing full time, eventually releasing a second album, Home, in 2000. His songs would later be featured on a variety of television shows and movie soundtracks.

    In 2002 Rouse released Under Cold Blue Stars, his first for Rykodisc. Following a tour with Guster, he would release another album, 1972. A concept album of sorts, in the style of songwriters from the time of his birth, it was released in 2003. In 2005, he released Nashville, which featured the single "Winter in the Hamptons". In 2006, Subtítulo, was released, which corresponded with his move to Spain.

    Along with his normal full-length albums, Rouse occasionally releases EPs featuring demos and alternate takes on his personal Bedroom Classics label. The volumes are usually limited to small numbers in release, and for sale only through his website or at live performances. In 2007, Rouse released a duet EP with Paz Suay under the moniker She's Spanish, I'm American.

    Rouse opened for John Mayer on a string of dates from January 25 to February 3 for Mayer's winter 2007 tour.[1]

    A new album, Country Mouse City House, was released July 2007. The album was promoted by a US tour in September and October, followed by a European tour in November and December. [2]

    In April 2008, Josh announced his official website www.joshrouse.com[3] will become Bedroom Classics Closet Archives, where for a yearly subscription users can download rare and unreleased recordings in MP3 format. The first three of these releases are a complete live recording of December 7 2007 performance at The Shepherds Bush Empire in London; 4 additional recordings from an April 20 2006 KCRW radio performance with a string quartet (the rest of this performance is available of the digital EP 'Guitar and Strings') and the 5 track Bedroom Classics Vol.3, featuring 4 new original compositions and a cover of Mother Love Bone's Chloe Dancer.

    On October 13, 2009 Josh released an ep titled "Valencia EP". The four song ep included the title track which also is a featured track on Rouse's latest album, "El Turista". "El Turista" was released February 2, 2010 in the United States and February 1, 2010 in the rest of the world.

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