About Mitski

Mitski Miyawaki (born Mitsuki Laycock; September 27, 1990) is a Japanese-American singer-songwriter. Mitski self-released her first two albums, Lush (2012) and Retired from Sad, New Career in Business (2013), while studying at Purchase College's Conservatory of Music. After graduating, she released her third studio album, Bury Me at Makeout Creek (2014), through Double Double Whammy. She then signed with Dead Oceans in 2015, where she released her critically acclaimed albums Puberty 2 (2016), Be the Cowboy (2018) and Laurel Hell (2022). The Guardian dubbed her the "best young songwriter" of the United States.[8] Mitski Mitksi (46927277872) (cropped).jpg Mitski performing at St Jerome's Laneway Festival in 2019 Background information Birth name Mitsuki Laycock Born September 27, 1990 (age 31) Mie Prefecture, Japan[1] Origin New York City Genres Indie rock[2] punk rock[3][4] folk rock[5] folk punk[6] art pop[7] Occupation(s) Singer-songwritermusician Instruments Vocalsguitarbasspiano Years active 2012–present Labels Dead OceansDon GiovanniDouble Double Whammy Website


New York City


September 27, 1990


Indie Rock