Named for a halloween costume based on an Edgar Allan Poe short story, Poe gained a contract with Atlantic during the boom of female singer/songwriters during the mid-'90s.
Originally from New York City, she moved around frequently with her parents — a director and an actress — but returned to New York at the age of 16 when they divorced. Poe enrolled at Princeton, and played in a band during her time there.
Signed to Atlantic in 1994, she recorded an album with several producers and co-writers and released Hello the following year. The single "Angry Johnny" pushed Hello into the album charts, and during 1996 Poe supported Lenny Kravitz with a band including g...Полная биография