|Twin Shadow Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||March 30, 1983|
Twin Shadow is a Dominican-American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor who has released several albums, songs, extended plays, and mixtapes including Confess, Night Rally, Five Seconds, Forget, Twin Shadow, Caer, Eclipse, Broken Horses, Changes, Castles in the Snow, I’m Ready, Johnny & Jonnie, Get Closer, Little Woman, and Saturdays. In addition to that, he is also passionate about fashion and has served as a muse and composer for Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osbourne, the designers of the CFDA-award-winning line “Public School”.
George William Lewis Jr.
Twin Shadow, Shadow
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Los Angeles, California, United States
Singer, songwriter, record producer, actor
Twin Shadow has been signed with Paradigm Talent Agency.
Synthpop, new wave, indie pop, pop-rock, chillwave, bachata
Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass Guitar
4AD, Terrible Records, Warner Bros., Cheree Cheree
6 ft or 183 cm
80 kg or 176 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
George Lewis Jr. has dated –
- Zoe Kravitz – Twin Shadow had a fling with American actress and singer Zoe Kravitz.
Race / Ethnicity
George’s natural hair color is Black.
However, he sometimes dyes his hair Blonde.
Shadow has modeled for “Public School”, the clothing line of Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne.
He was also featured in Levi’s ad as a musician.
Best Known For
His three music albums Forget (2010), Confess (2012), and Eclipse (2015).
Twin Shadow released his first official album on November 15, 2010, by the name Forget. The album consists of 11 tracks with a total running time of 41 minutes and 17 seconds.
In 2016, Twin Shadow acted in the movie Future World together with other known actors such as Milla Jovovich, Lucy Liu, Method Man, Snoop Dogg, James Franco, and Suki Waterhouse.
First TV Show
In 2011, George made a guest appearance at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Twin Shadow Favorite Things
- Older Songs – The Beatles – You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away, David Bowie – Sound Vision
- Record Shop – Amoeba
- City to Play In – Atlanta (in Georgia, U.S.)
- Venue – Bowery Ballroom
- Radio Show – Bob Dylan radio show, Hot 97
- New Artist – The Knife, Again, Ariel Pink, Tame Impala, Hooray for Earth
- New Record From the Past Year – Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti: Before Today
Source – Pitchfork.com
Twin Shadow Facts
- Twin Shadow was born in the Dominican Republic but raised in Florida, United States.
- He first sang in his church choir.
- During his childhood and teen years, George listened to Bob Dylan, Boyz II Men, Bobby Brown, Keith Sweat, and The Beatles.
- In 2000, Twin shifted to Boston and formed the music band Mad Man Films together with Joseph Ciampini (Drummer) and Zak Longo (Bassist).
- On July 10, 2012, Twin Shadow released his second official album Confess which was produced by George himself.
- He was featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto V as a DJ for Radio Mirror Park radio station.
- On April 17, 2015, Twin Shadow suffered a hand injury which eventually led to him having surgery after his band’s bus crashed during their tour. John Crawford who was the bus driver and Andy Bauer, the drummer of the band were immediately sent to the hospital because of their serious condition.
- He developed a novel called The Night of the Silver Sun.
- His 4th studio album Caer was released on April 27, 2018, via Warner Music Group.
- He composed music for Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, two designers who won the CFDA award for their clothing line “Public School”.
- On July 9, 2021, he released his 5th studio album titled Twin Shadow and it consists of songs like Is There Any Love, Alemania, Gated Windows, Modern Man, and Brown Sugar.