Michelle Branch is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She began her recording career in the early 2000s when she released her first album Broken Bracelet in 2000. The following year, she released her major-label debut album The Spirit Room, which became successful. It spawned the hit singles “Everywhere” and “Goodbye to You”. She next released the album Hotel Paper in 2003 containing the songs “Are You Happy Now?” and “Breathe”. The former was nominated for the Best Female Rock Vocal Performance at the Grammys. As an actress, she made her debut playing Lesley Gore in an episode of the television series American Dreams.