According to her MySpace profile, Caillat was first inspired to start singing at age eleven when she first heard the Fugees’ 1996 version of the song “Killing Me Softly”, made famous by Roberta Flack in 1973. Her MySpace profile also cites that, though trained at piano from an early age, Caillat did not begin playing guitar until age nineteen.
Caillat did duet with Jason Mraz on his new album, We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things, on a song called “Lucky.” Jason Mraz’s album, which features Caillat, will be released on May 20th, 2008. Her father, Ken Caillat, co-produced Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours and Tusk albums;
Colbie is coming to Manila on March 11 to 13, 2008. She will be doing tours in Ayala Malls to promote her platinum album Coco.
Mark your calendar!
March 11 (Tuesday) : Glorietta
March 12 (Wednesday) : Trinoma
March 13 (Thursday): To be announced