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Dallas Green
Dallas Green
Information
Birth name
Dallas Michael John Albert Green
Also known as
City and Colour
Born
September 29, 1980
Birth place
St. Catharines, Ontario
Genres
Folk, acoustic, post-hardcore, melodic hardcore
Occupation(s)
Musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments
Vocals, guitar, piano
Label
Dine Alone, Vagrant

Dallas Green (born September 29, 1980) is a Canadian musician and singer-songwriter who records under the alias City and Colour. He plays melodic acoustic and folk music and is often accompanied by a rotating number of Canadian indie rock musicians, such as Spencer Burton. He is also known for his contributions as the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter for the post-hardcore band Alexisonfire. In 2005, he debuted his first full-length album, Sometimes, which achieved platinum certification in 2006. City and Colour began performing in small intimate venues between Alexisonfire tours. The name City and Colour comes from his own name: Dallas, a city, and Green, a colour. His reasoning for the name was that he felt queasy "putting the album out under the name Dallas Green."

Green is friends with Alecia Moore, better known by her stage name P!nk. In 2014, they recorded a folk album together, released under the name You+Me. The album, titled rose ave., was released on October 14. With the exception of "No Ordinary Love," a cover of a Sade song, the entire album was written by Green and Moore.

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