About Rose Elinor Dougall
Rose Elinor Dougall is an English singer, songwriter and musician best known for being a member of The Pipettes and for performing with Mark Ronson. She also performs and records as a solo artist.
Dougall joined The Pipettes in 2003 after being introduced to the initial line-up by Monster Bobby at The Basketmakers pub in Brighton. With The Pipettes, Dougall took lead vocals on the singles "Judy" and "Dirty Mind". During her time with The Pipettes, she also provided guest vocals for The Young Playthings, Brakes and Dr Colossus. On 18 April 2008 it was announced in a blog post on the band's Myspace that Dougall and bandmate Rebecca Stephens had amicably left the band "to pursue other musical projects".
After her departure from The Pipettes, Dougall pursued a solo career. Her debut 7" Another Version Of Pop Song received praise from many quarters. Her second single, Start/Stop/Synchro was favorably reviewed in publications such as the NME, Pitchfork Media, The Guardian, The Sunday Times and Under The Radar. Her third single, on digital download, was scheduled for release on 23 November 2009, the first to feature her live band The Distractions. A CD release of her singles to date "Singles 1,2,3" was released in Japan on 9 December 2009.
Her first solo album, Without Why, was released on 30 August 2010.
Dougall is a vocalist and instrumentalist on Mark Ronson and the Business Intl's album Record Collection and co-wrote the last song on the album, "The Night Last Night". She appeared in a cameo on Ronson's video for "The Bike Song" and also with his band on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross. She has toured with Ronson, with her band also providing the support act.
Dougall appeared as a guest on BBC 6 Music's Roundtable on at least four occasions since September 2010.
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