Peaches (Merrill Nisker, Canada-born electronic artist)

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Legal name: Merrill Nisker


Merrill Beth Nisker (born 11 November 1966), better known by her stage name Peaches, is a Canadian electronic musician and performance artist.

Born in Ontario to a Jewish family, Peaches began her musical career in the 1990s as part of a folk trio, Mermaid Cafe. In 1995, she established a rock band, The Shit. That year she also released her first solo album, Fancypants Hoodlum. Moving to Berlin, Germany, it was here that she was signed to the Kitty-Yo label and released her second album, The Teaches of Peaches (2000). Touring as the opening act for bands like Marilyn Manson and Queens of the Stone Age, she subsequently released her third album, Fatherfucker (2003).

Her songs have been featured in movies such as Mean Girls, Waiting..., Jackass Number Two, My Little Eye, Drive Angry, and Lost in Translation. Her music has also been featured on television shows such as Lost Girl, The L Word, Ugly Betty, South Park, 30 Rock, True Blood, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and has been used for the promotion of Dirt. Peaches performed guest vocals on Pink's album Try This, on the song "Oh My God", on the Chicks on Speed album 99 Cents, on the song "We Don't Play Guitars", on Christina Aguilera's 2010 album Bionic, on the song "My Girls" (which was produced and co-written with Le Tigre) and recently on Major Lazer's 2013 album Free the Universe on the song "Scare Me" featuring Timberlee.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 The Teaches of Peaches Peaches 6
2003 Fatherfucker Peaches 2
2006 Impeach My Bush Peaches 5
2009 I Feel Cream Peaches 2
2009 The Dark Side of the Moon The Flaming Lips & Stardeath and White Dwarfs with Henry Rollins & Peaches 5
2012 Unzip Me Cazwell & Peaches 1
2015 Rub Peaches 3

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2016 Rub Remixed Peaches 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Red Leather Peaches and Gonzales 1
2001 Set It Off Peaches 4
2003 Motor Inn Iggy Pop with Feedom feat. Peaches 1
2003 Rock Show Peaches / Electric Six 3 1
2004 Kick It Peaches feat. Iggy Pop 2
2004 Shake Yer Dix: Tiga Remixes Peaches 1
2004 Redneck Sex Peaches vs. Gibby Haynes and His Problem 1
2006 Downtown Peaches 3
2006 Boys Wanna Be Her Peaches 4
2009 I Feel Cream Peaches 1
2009 Lose You Peaches 1
2012 Free Pussy Riot! Peaches & Simonne Jones 1
2015 Light in Places Peaches 1
2015 Bodyline Peaches 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 Trouble (Cherry Cherry Boom Boom remix) Natalia Kills feat. Peaches 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Lovertits Peaches 1
2002 Peaches Peaches 1
2012 Burst! Peaches 1

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