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DESCRIPTIONGwen Stefani. By: Eva Acevedo. Early Life. Gwen was born on October 3, 1969, in Fullerton, California. Gwen was raised by her parents Dennis and Patti Stefani. Gwen has three siblings: Jill, Todd, and Eric Stefani. Gwen is the second oldest child. Early Life Continued. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Gwen StefaniBy: Eva AcevedoGwen was born on October 3, 1969, in Fullerton, California.Gwen was raised by her parents Dennis and Patti Stefani.Gwen has three siblings: Jill, Todd, and Eric Stefani.Gwen is the second oldest child.Early LifeGwen Stefani was born in as Gwen Renee Stefani and was born in Fullerton, California. Gwen Stefani has three siblings and she is the second oldest of her siblings. 2Early Life Continued
Gwen's love for music blossomed when she was in high school.Gwen was inspired by pop sensation Madonna.Gwens older brother Eric introduced her to the ska band No Doubt.Gwen Stefani provided Vocals for No Doubt.In 1991, No Doubt was signed to Interscope records.
Gwen Stefani wanted to write music because she loved music when she was in high school and her Madonna also inspired Gwen Stefani to create music. Gwen Stefanis brother Eric introduced her to the band after there last lead singer committed suicide. 3In 1992 No Doubt released their first studio album, entitled No Doubt.The album sold a mere 30,000 copies
The first album that No Doubt created was called No Doubt and it sold a mere 30,000 copies and was not that successful due to the popularity of grunge music. 41995:The Beacon Street Collection Sold 100,000 copiesThe album was recorded in a band members garage.The albums success convinced Interscope to finance next album.No Doubt
No Doubt releases The Beacon Street Collection which sold 100,000 copies and featured music from No Doubts first studio album.51995:Third Album, Tragic KingdomSold 20 million copies worldwide.
No Doubt released there third album named Tragic Kingdom which sold 20 million copies worldwide and was the best album created by No Doubt and was also the most successful one as well.62000Fourth Album: Return of Saturn.Sold 1.4 million copies.
Return of Saturn is the fourth album that No Doubt released and it sold 1.4 millions copies it was not a very successful album after there album Tragic Kingdom but it was nominated for Best Rock Album.72001Fifth Album: Rock SteadySold 3 million CopiesThe band stopped producing music after this album was released.Gwen Stefani started a solo career.No Doubt
Last but not least No Doubts last album before they went on hiatus was Rock Steady which sold 3 million copies. After the release of this album, Gwen Stefani went on with a solo career and the band stopped producing music.82004Gwen Stefani releases her first solo album called LA.M.B.The album sold more than 309,000 copies.
Gwen Stefani went solo in the year 2004 and debuted her first solo album called LA.M.B. also known as Love. Angle. Music. Baby. Gwen Stefanis first solo album sold more than 309,000 copies on its debut and as time went by and more songs were played on the radio, it sold 900,000 copies. 92006Gwen Stefani releases her second and final solo album called The Sweet Escape.The album sold 249,000 copies in its first week.
In 2006 Gwen Stefani releases her second and final solo album called The Sweet Escape and the album sold 249,000 copies in its first week. This album was not successful compared to her first solo album. Gwen Stefani decided not to go solo anymore stating that it was a moment in time in life to do things on my own.10Composition HistoryOne of No Doubts greatest hits.First lead SingleReleased in 1995The song itself is written about Gwen Stefani's exasperation over female stereotypes, portraying women as weak and in need of a man to look after them.
Just a girlJust A Girl is one of No Doubts greatest hits from their album Tragic Kingdom and was also there first lead single. The song was released I 1995 and is about Gwen Stefanis exasperation over females stereotypes, portraying women as weak and in need of a man to look after them.12Another great hit by No DoubtThe song is also on there album Tragic Kingdom.Spider webs was released in 1995.The song is about a girl who is very frustrated because an annoying guy keeps calling her and will not leave her alone. Spider websSpider webs was the most listened to song by No Doubt by listeners. Many listeners can relate to this song. The song is also on there album Tragic Kingdom and was released in 1995.13First big hit from Gwen Stefanis solo career.The song was released in 2004.The song is about when No Doubt was on hiatus and Gwen Stefani pursuing a solo career and is afraid that it was going to fail. What you waiting for?What you waiting for was Gwen Stefanis first big hit! The song was released in 2004 and was about Gwen Stefani being afraid that her solo career was not going to be a success. 14Another big hit from Gwen Stefanis solo career.The song was also released in 2004.The song is about Gwen Stefani and her ex-boyfriend remaining friends after an 8 year relationship.CoolCool was another big hit from Gwen Stefanis solo career and it also on her album called LA.M.B. The song was released in 2004. In the song Gwen Stefani talks about how her and her ex-boyfriend who is also a band mate from No Doubt can remain friends after an 8 year relationship.15Listening CompositionKey is written in D major110 beats per minute Vocals are raised nearly half an octaveMajor scaleStrong and loud dynamics
Just a girlJust a girl is written in D major, with 110 beats per minute, the vocals are raised nearly half an octave, the song is in major scale and the dynamics are strong and loud. The song is a very upbeat song and is great for listeners. 17The song is in major scale.Strong and loud dynamicsVariety of brass instrumentsSmooth upbeat tempo
Spider WebsSpider webs is written in a major scale, the song has strong and loud dynamics, the song has a variety of brass instruments, and the song also has a smooth and upbeat tempo. This song is great for listeners to listen to because it has different instruments playing in the song.18The song is written in G minor.Verse-chorus formVocals span nearly two octaves.138 beats per minuteWhat you waiting for?What you waiting for is written in G minor and is a very upbeat sing going 138 beats per minute. Gwen Stefani spans her vocals nearly two octaves for this song. The pulse and beat of the song stays heavy throughout the entire song.19Mid-tempo love songThe song is composed in D majorTempo of 112 beats per minuteVerse-chorus formVocals rise at nearly two octaves CoolCool is a mid-tempo love song by Gwen Stefani. The song is composed in D major, a tempo of 112 beats per minute, the song is written in verse-chorus form and the vocals rise at nearly two octaves.20My semester paperhttp://www.biography.com/people/gwen-stefani-299900http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk/biographies/gwen-stefani.html