Sarah Dooley
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Sarah Dooley

Brooklyn, New York, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2007 | SELF

Brooklyn, New York, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2007
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Sarah Dooley @ Two Moon Art House and Cafe

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Sarah Dooley @ Jimmy's No. 43

New York, None, USA

New York, None, USA

Sarah Dooley @ Bowery Electric

New York, New York, USA

New York, New York, USA



The easiest way to describe Sarah Dooley’s music would be if you were to take Regina Spektor’s beautifully crafted lyrical style and blend it together with the captivating vocal harmony of Cat Power’s Chan Marshall. - The Aquarian Weekly

Sarah Dooley is the latest, and current favorite, in my existential love affairs with hyper-quirky NYC singer/songstresses. - Philthy Magazine

Sarah Dooley, however, knows how to be clever, a little whimsical (but not overboard) and very deft at juggling with her lyrics and arrangements. It takes subtlety, confidence and skill to do this and Sarah Dooley has it. -

Music world, meet Sarah Dooley! -

Sarah Dooley is one of the most intelligent, relevant and insightful artists on the scene right now and Stupid Things is a superb debut. Very Highly Recommended. - Rust Magazine

The range of her material is rivaled only by that of her musical talents. This girl has got it all. - Innocent Words Magazine

Dooley became a campus celebrity as an undergraduate at Columbia University. She won over Internet critics with a comedy Web series. She combines sweetness and irony in some irreverent lyrics. - NPR

Dooley's enchanting voice navigates these bumpy transformational roads as if they were dramatic monologues, every note swelled with tangible joy or despair or, most often, wistfulness. There is remarkable nuance in her nostalgia, an overarching search for fulfillment and meaning that belies Dooley's chipper pop style, making her eminently relatable. - Huffington Post


Stupid Things, Full Length Album (Produced by Matt J. Star, 2012)
"Peonies," Single (2012)
"Gym Looks Nice," Single (2012)
"Teenage Dream (Cover)," (2011)
"Watching Goonies At My House," Single (2008)
Sarah Dooley, Full Length Album (2007)
"Pinky Swear," Single (2007)



Sarah Dooley is a singer-songwriter originally from Valparaiso, Indiana. In 2007 she left the cornfields and chinese buffets of her hometown to attend Barnard College of Columbia University. 

Since graduating, Sarah has recorded her first full-produced album "Stupid Things," which was featured on NPR's Morning Edition and was ranked #17 on the iTunes pop charts as a result. The album has been covered by many publications including Huffington Post and Seventeen Magazine. Her humor and whimsy permeate her music. Imagine if Regina Spektor and Michael Cera had a baby. That's Sarah.

Sarah's MySpace has over 150,000 plays and her comedy webseries AND SARAH has over 160,000 views on YouTube. You can hear her NPR story here:

Her music video for her single, "Peonies," can be viewed at her website "Peonies" is a Brudder Films production.

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