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
Band Pop Indie




"Sarah Dooley: Stupid Things"

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: I'm just kind of here to make friends and tell stories"

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

"Album Review: Sarah Dooley, "Stupid Things""

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. -

"Sarah Dooley releases her debut album 'Stupid Things'"

Music world, meet Sarah Dooley! -

"Sarah Dooley: Stupid Things"

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

"Sarah Dooley: Stupid Things"

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

"Sarah Dooley Releases Debut Album 'Stupid Things'"

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

"Brave New Girl: Sarah Dooley Debuts With 'Stupid Things'"

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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