born on 14/4/1968 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Ellen Lorraine Reid (born 14 July 1966 in Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada) is a Canadian musician. She provides backing vocals, piano, keyboards and accordion for the Canadian rock band Crash Test Dummies.
On the band's fourth album, Reid sang lead vocals on "Just Chillin'", "Get You in the Morning" and "A Little Something". She also shared lead vocals with Brad Roberts on the single B-sides, "Filter Queen" and "Party's Over". She also sang lead during some concerts on "Samson and Delilah (If I Had My Way)" and on the hit, "The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead", a cover of the XTC song.
In 2001, Reid released her debut solo album, Cinderellen.
In 2002 Reid took part in the recording of the Crash Test Dummies' Christmas album, entitled Jingle All the Way. In 2004 she was also involved in the recording of the Dummies' Songs of the Unforgiven album. The Crash Test Dummies, with Brad Roberts, Ellen Reid and Stuart Cameron, have continued to record and tour throughout 2010/2011.
Crash Test Dummies
- For a more comprehensive list, see Crash Test Dummies discography
- The Ghosts That Haunt Me (1991)
- God Shuffled His Feet (1993)
- A Worm's Life (1996)
- Give Yourself a Hand (1999)
- I Don't Care That You Don't Mind (2001)
- Jingle All the Way (2002)
- Puss 'n' Boots (2003)
- Songs of the Unforgiven (2004)
- Oooh La La! (2010)
- Cinderellen (2001)
- Official CTD Site
- My Complete Lack of Boundaries Blog
- 1.0 1.1 1.2 [Ellen Reid at All Music Guide Allmusic biography]
- Groups history on their website.
|Crash Test Dummies|
|Brad Roberts - Ellen Reid - Dan Roberts - Benjamin Darvill - Mitch Dorge|