Louise Post Biography
Louise Post(Full name: Louise Lightner)Post is an American musician. She is best known for being a vocalist and guitarist of alternative rock band Veruca Salt, which she co-founded with Nina Gordon in 1992.
Shortly after meeting Nina Gordon, the two founded alternative rock band Veruca Salt in 1993, with the addition of drummer Jim Shapiro, Gordon’s brother, and bassist Steve Lack. Veruca Salt released a self-funded demo tape and shopped it to labels while playing a handful of small club shows.
After a few live concerts, the band was signed to Minty Fresh Records and began recording with producer Brad Wood, at the time popular for having produced Liz Phair’s critically acclaimed album Exile in Guyville (1993).
The band released a 7-inch single for the song “Seether”, and later, their first full-length album, American Thighs on September 27, 1994, and re-released on November 8. 1994, by Geffen Records. The album peaked on the Billboard Top 20 at 69 and was eventually certified Gold. Other singles of the album included “All Hail Me” and “Number One Blind”.
To support the album, the band began touring as the opening acts for bands such as Hole, Live and PJ Harvey. In 1996, Veruca Salt released an EP, Blow It Out Your Ass It’s Veruca Salt, produced by Steve Albini.
The group entered the studio with producer Bob Rock in 1997. Their second album, Eight Arms to Hold You, was released on February 11, 1997, and contained the hit “Volcano Girls”, which was the opening theme for dark comedy film Jawbreaker. Another single, “Shutterbug”, was performed by the band on Saturday Night Live.
In 1998, Gordon left the band and Post recruited new members. They then released another album, Resolver (2000). The new band’s line-up toured in Summer 2001 and promoted the album in the United Kingdom. Resolver was released in Australia in 2003 and promoted with both a tour and the release of a tour EP, Officially Dead, in 2003.
In 2005, the band toured Australia and the band’s line-up was once again renewed and released another EP, Lords of Sounds and Lesser Things, followed by a full-length album, IV (2006).
In 2007, the group covered Neil Young’s song “Burned” for a breast cancer benefit album. In 2012, the band’s hiatus was announced on their official website.
In 2013, Veruca Salt announced the reunion of its original line-up on their Facebook page; on September 29, 2013, it was announced that they were working on new material, set to be released in 2014.
On April 19. 2014, for Record Store Day, the band released a 10-inch vinyl disc, MMXIV, containing two new songs, “It’s Holy” and “The Museum of Broken Relationships”.
In 2014, the band played several dates in the United States and Australia. The first post-reunion Veruca Salt album, Ghost Notes, was released on July 10. 2015, to favorable reviews.
She appeared on Ken Reid’s TV Guidance Counselor Podcast on August 7, 2015, and revealed that Veruca Salt was approached to host a FOX comedy variety show in the 90s.
Louise Post Age
Louise Lightner Post is an American musician. She is best known for being a vocalist and guitarist of alternative rock band Veruca Salt, which she co-founded with Nina Gordon in 1992. She was born on December 7. 1966 in St. Louis, MO. Louise Post is 52 years old.
Louise Post Family
Post was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents got divorced when she was nine years old. She began playing the piano at age seven and participated in several musicals in high school. At age 16, Post founded an R&B band with her brother Eric. She later joined a funk cover band, which played at proms, college dances, and bars.
Post wrote her first song at age 16, inspired by Vanity 6. She performed a different song, also written by her, in a talent show, which she described as, “really, really bad, and I don’t think I wrote another song until I was in college”. She also stated: “I was desperate to express myself creatively and poetry filled that need, but songwriting was more satisfying, more gratifying and more fun”.
After graduating from Clayton High School, she moved to New York City and attended Barnard College. There, she joined an a cappella singing group. Post began playing guitar in her sophomore year of college, and after graduating with a major in English, went back to St. Louis.
She then moved to Chicago, Illinois, and was unsure of which career to follow. There, she joined a theatre company and was inclined to either become an actress or a musician.
Louise Post Husband | Tony Parks Louise Post
She is married to Tony Parks. She began dating The Brontosaur’s frontman, musician Tony Parks, in 2001. The couple wed on March 30. 2008 in Las Vegas and have one daughter, Lila (born April 28. 2010).
In October 2017, she was one of 38 women who publicly accused film director James Toback of sexual harassment. That number later grew to nearly 400.
Louise Post Net Worth
Lightner Post is an American musician. She is best known for being a vocalist and guitarist of alternative rock band Veruca Salt, which she co-founded with Nina Gordon in 1992. Louise Post has an estimated Net Worth of $1million dollars.
Louise Post Everlong
In the late 1990s, Post was in a relationship with Foo Fighters’ leader and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. Gordon has said that the Foo Fighters song “Everlong” “on which Post sang backing vocals, recorded over a telephone line from Chicago to Los Angeles is about Post.
“Everlong” is a song by American rock group Foo Fighters. It was released on August 1997 as the second single from their second studio album, The Colour and the Shape “1997”.
The song reached number 3 on the US Billboard Alternative Songs chart and the Canadian (RPM) Rock/Alternative chart.
Following their break-up, Post, during an inebriated performance in Melbourne in 1997, stated that Grohl had left her for Winona Ryder, which was later believed to be referred in Veruca Salt’s song “Disconnected”, which contains the lyrics: “It’s kind of scary when your lover leaves you for a movie star”.
In 2006, Post stated: “It was a private relationship, but it got so much publicity. I didn’t mean for it to happen. I’m friends with him now.”
Louise Post Songs
Victrola Veruca Salt · 1994
All Hail Me Veruca Salt · 1994
Touch Dave Grohl · 1997
Song for Louise Post The Buck Pets · 1991
Louder in Outer Space Nina Gordon · 2017
Saints in Love Dave Grohl · 1997
Black Sky Skating Polly · 2017
Hail Mary Skating Polly · 2017
Spiderman ’79 Veruca Salt · 1994
Wolf Veruca Salt · 1994
Sugar Mountain Louise Post · 2008
Celebrate You Veruca Salt · 1994
Fly Veruca Salt · 1994
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