Katy Rose

Kathryn Rosemary Bullard (born January 27, 1987), known as Katy Rose, is an American singer-songwriter and producer. Rose released two studio albums, Because I Can (V2 Records) and Candy Eyed (River Jones Music). Since her last album, Rose has released eight independent singles.

Rose received recognition for her songs "Overdrive" and "Lemon", which were featured in the films Mean Girls and Thirteen, respectively.

Early life

Rose was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1987 to two musicians: her father was session musician Kim Bullard, and her mother performed backing vocals.[1][2] Growing up, Rose recalls spending time in the recording studio, meeting Alanis Morissette, Weird Al Yankovic, the Goo Goo Dolls and Tori Amos.[3] Rose began creating musical works of her own at the age of 13, which gained the attention of several record labels.[3] She signed to V2 Records, and released her debut album Because I Can.

Music career

2004-2007: Because I Can and commercial success

Rose's debut album, Because I Can, was released on January 27, 2004, on her 17th birthday. The album was preceded by the single "Overdrive", which reached the Top Ten Airplay in France, Switzerland and South Africa, in addition to becoming a US Adult Top 40 hit. The song was also featured in the 2004 film Mean Girls, in addition to prominently being featured on the film's soundtrack. Other songs on the album were featured Agent Cody Banks, Dawson's Creek and Grey's Anatomy.[3]

Rose toured for two years with the Cardigans, Liz Phair and the Calling. While touring, she also performed alongside N.E.R.D. and Avril Lavigne.[3] "Overdrive" hit number 1 in Japan's Airplay chart, and made MTV's Top 20 video countdown.



List of studio albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
USA Heat.
2004 Because I Can
  • Release date: January 17, 2004
  • Label: V2 Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
34 40
  • Japan: 29,330[6]
2007 Candy Eyed
  • Release date: June 4, 2007
  • Label: River Jones Music
  • Format: Digital download
"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released


List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US Adult Top 40
"Overdrive" 2003 37 Because I Can
"I Like" 2004
"Underground" 2015 Non-album singles
"Didn't We" 2016
"Hold on to Me"
"Tangled but True"
"Just Like a Woman" 2017
"Voices Carry"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other Appearances

Title Year Album
"Somebody Got There First"
2017 Love Me Not


  1. ^ Leah Brungardt (24 August 2017). "Indie Singer-Songwriter KATY ROSE Discusses New Music, Favorite Artists and More!". All Access Music.
  2. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/katy-rose-mn0000306962/biography
  3. ^ a b c d "BIO". Official Katy Rose Music – via Tumblr.
  4. ^ "Katy Rose Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-09-29.
  5. ^ "ケイティ・ローズのCDアルバムランキング、ケイティ・ローズのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2012-09-29.
  6. ^ 【洋楽専用】オリコンチャートスレ(1から1,001までのページ) (in Japanese). Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved September 29, 2012.
  7. ^ "Katy Rose Overdrive Chart History". Billboard.

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