Just listening to a fantastic album by Thao & Mirah
Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn (born September 17, 1974, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), is an American musician based in San Francisco California. She has released five albums under the K Records label. She is close friends with and has collaborated with Phil Elvrum of The Microphones. She has worked with the Black Cat Orchestra.
Mirah was born the youngest of three children. Most of her childhood was spent in Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania. She started writing music from a very young age, with her first song at four years old. When she was twelve, Mirah appeared on Double Dare, a television game show. “I actually used the money that I won on Double Dare to pay for the time I spent on the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament.” She began singing and performing at 18 when she moved to Olympia, Washington and attended Evergreen State College.
Mirah released her first album, Storageland on Yoyo Recordings in 1997, and joined K records in 1999.