Lissie performs live in The Current studios

Lissie performs "In Sleep" in the Current Studios (MPR / Laura Gill)
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Lissie performs live in The Current studios
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Born Elisabeth Maurus, singer-songwriter Lissie started performing songs as the age of nine, while playing the title part in the musical "Annie." She started opening for touring bands that came through Fort Collins, Colo. when she was in college before producing her debut EP, "Why You Runnin'?," in 2007. Her powerful voice launched her career, and her debut album "Catching a Tiger" came out in the summer of 2010.

Songs performed: "When I'm Alone," "Everywhere I Go" and "In Sleep."

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