Catching Up With... Juliana Hatfield

Music Features Juliana Hatfield
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Twenty years into her career, Juliana Hatfield is still trying to figure herself out. As always, she’s doing so on record. Beginning as singer/bassist of Boston’s Blake Babies, Hatfield emerged as a definitive solo artist of the ‘90s and peaked as alternative rock experienced its mainstream crossover. She guest-starred on ABC’s angst-ridden My So-Called Life, lent a song to the soundtrack for Gen-X time capsule Reality Bites and played bass on The Lemonheads’ It’s a Shame About Ray. Since her grunge-rock heyday, she’s oscillated between raw alt-rock and manicured pop on album after album, though always maintaining her signature confessional lyrics and eternally girlish voice.

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