Birth Name: Tracey Anne Thorn
Birth Place: Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Years Active: 1982 - Present
Genres: Pop, Folk, Electronic, House
Tracey Thorn (born Tracey Anne Thorn, September 26, 1962) is an English pop singer and songwriter. She is best known as being one half of the duo Everything but the Girl, who are currently on extended hiatus. Thorn was born in Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. She grew up in Hatfield and studied English at the University of Hull, where she graduated in 1984. She later earned an MA degree at Birkbeck College, University of London. Thorn began her musical career in the punk-pop hybrid group Stern Bops playing guitar and providing some vocal backing. She then joined Marine Girls playing guitar and sharing vocals. The band released two albums (“Beach Party” in 1981 and “Lazy Ways”...