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Jace Everett

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Date of Birth
May 27, 1972
Birthplace
Evansville, Indiana
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Performer of "Bad Things", the True Blood theme song.
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Jace Everett, born May 27, 1972 in Evansville, Indiana, is an American country music singer who performs the song "Bad Things", the theme song used on the HBO original series True Blood.

BiographyEdit

Signed to Epic Records in 2005, Jace Everette released his debut single "That's the Kind of Love I'm In" in 2005, which peaked at No. 52 on the "Billboard Hot Country Songs charts", and was the first single from his self-titled debut album. He also co-wrote Josh Turner's Number One single "Your Man". His song "Bad Things" is the theme song used on the HBO original series True Blood, and peaked at No. 2 in Norway in 2009. In the same year, he released his third album, Red Revelations, under the Weston Boys label that peaked No. 12 in Norway.

Jace Everett was born in Evansville, Indiana in 1972. His father's jobs kept them on the move through Indianapolis and then St. Louis, Missouri before moving to Fort Worth, Texas at the age of six. He started playing music in his church and in school concerts. He later moved to Nashville, Tennessee to attend Belmont University. He has a son, Jacques Beasley, born in 1996.

In 2005, Everett was signed to Epic Records. He released his first single, "That's The Kind of Love I'm In", in June 2005. This song charted at No. 52 on the country charts, and was followed in early 2006 by the release of his self-titled debut album. Also in 2006, Josh Turner charted at Number One on the country charts with the song "Your Man", which Everett co-wrote, and for which Everett received a Broadcast Music Incorporated award. [1][2] The album's other singles — "Bad Things," "Nowhere in the Neighborhood" and "Everything I Want" — did not chart in the United States, although "Bad Things" reached No. 2 in Norway, No. 30 in Sweden and No. 49 in UK in 2009.

"Bad Things" is used as the theme song for the HBO original series True Blood.[3]

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Jace Everett - Bad Things

"Bad Things" with Lyrics

"Bad Things" is used as the theme song for the HBO TV series True Blood. Charlaine Harris pays homage to the song by including "Bad Things" playing at Merlotte's in the 2010 Sookie Stackhouse mystery "Dead in the Family" It won a 2009 Broadcast Music Incorporated Award in the cable television category and was nominated for a 2009 Scream Award for "Best Scream Song of the Year." His most recent album, entitled Red Revelations, was released in June 2009.

Award winning author Charlaine Harris pays homage to the song by including "Bad Things" playing at Merlotte's in the 2010 Sookie Stackhouse mystery Dead in the Family, the tenth book in her The Sookie Stackhouse Novels collection. "Bad Things" won a 2009 Broadcast Music Incorporated award in the cable television category and was nominated for a 2009 Scream Award for "Best Scream Song of the Year."[4][5] His album, entitled Red Revelations, was released in June 2009.[6]

His duet "Evil (Is Going On)", performed with fellow musician CC Adcock, is a cover of the song written by songwriter Willie Dixon and is part of the True Blood's second season soundtrack.[7] A new album, "Mr. Good Times" was released in 2011. His latest album, "Terra Rosa" was released digitally on July 23, 2013.[8] CDs and vinyl LPs of "Terra Rosa" will be available on November 12, 2013.[9]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Title Album details Peak positions
Jace Everett
  • Release date: March 7, 2006
  • Label: Epic Records
Old New Borrowed Blues
  • Release date: November 11, 2008
  • Label: Phantom
Red Revelations
  • Release date: June 23, 2009
  • Label: Weston Boys
12
Mr. Good Times
  • Release date: September 19, 2011
  • Label: Humphead Records
Terra Rosa
  • Release date: July 23, 2013
  • Label: Haywood Group Productions
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
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UK
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2005 "That's the Kind of Love I'm In" 52 Jace Everett
"Bad Things"
2006 "Nowhere in the Neighborhood"
"Everything I Want"
2009 "Bad Things" (re-release) 2 30 49 Red Revelations
2011 "Good Times" Mr. Good Times
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videosEdit

Year Video Director
2005 "That's the Kind of Love I'm In" David McClister
"Bad Things" Kristin Barlowe

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