About this Artist
Armed with a signature style, catchy songs, memorable album covers, and sexy, soft but confident pictures in magazines, NANCY SINATRA hit the charts 22 times. Songs like "So Long Babe" and '"How Does that Grab You, Darlin'?" and "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'," along with her tough-girl attitude, kicked open the doors for a whole new category of women in rock.
A staple of television variety shows, Nancy appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, Laugh-In, The Perry Como Show, and many others. She appeared in seven movies, two of which, "Speedway" with Elvis and "The Wild Angels" with Peter Fonda, made her the top female box-office draw two years in a row.
Nancy Sinatra was named on of the "50 Sexiest Artists Of All Time" by Blender magazine; Rolling Stone magazine senior editor David Wild described Nancy as simply "groundbreaking, heartbreaking and eternally cool," and rock journalist Greg Haymes has written that she "almost single-handedly transformed the image of female pop star from fluff to tough." All bespeak the influence she had had on many female rockers: Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth, Madonna, and Kelly Osbourne are among those who count Nancy as an important influence on their identity and aesthetic as female rockers.
In 1995 Nancy restarted her career with her "One More Time" album and a Playboy pictorial. She performed sold-out shows at such famous venues as the Limelight in New York City, RPM in Toronto, the Fillmore in San Francisco, the Trocadero in Philadelphia, and the Whisky, Viper Room, and House of Blues in Los Angeles. August 2002 marked Nancy's first ever concert performance in the UK. The sold-out event was recorded by and broadcast on the BBC. Most recently, her song "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" was featured in the opening credits of the film "Kill Bill Volume I."
In addition to a new CD released this year, Nancy is working on a series of collaborations with recording artists such as Morrissey, Elvis Costello, and Jon Spencer.