Hayley Taylor is an American singer-songwriter, actress, painter and director whose songs have been featured on many popular television shows, including How I Met Your Mother, Royal Pains, and Pretty Little Liars.
|Genres||Alternative, Folk rock, Indie|
|Instruments||Singing, guitar, piano|
Born in Birmingham, Michigan, Hayley moved to Los Angeles as a child and began acting professionally in film and TV as a child, winning a Youth in Film Award for "Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture Drama" for her role in Touch of a Stranger with Shelley Winters.
Taylor's songs have been featured on Pretty Little Liars, How I Met Your Mother, Royal Pains, Privileged, MTV's Real World, and in many other TV shows and films. Taylor was classically trained on piano and singing early on, but it was not until she learned to play guitar in college that she realized music was her passion.
Taylor was nominated by the Los Angeles Music Awards for "Best Independent Album of the Year." She was interviewed on Entertainment Tonight and on San Francisco's KRON news. She was Interviewed on Dutch TV's EénVandaag and she performed with her band live on the music television show City Sessions: Los Angeles on the DISH Network.
Taylor's debut album, entitled One Foot in Front of the Other, produced by Dan Romer (Beasts of the Southern Wild)(Ingrid Michaelson) and Eric Robinson (Sara Bareilles) was released on August 24, 2010. It featured an all-star cast of players, including Michael Chaves (John Mayer) on guitar, Ben Peeler (Alexi Murdoch) on guitar and pedal steel, Adrienne Woods (Josh Radin)(Jonas Brothers) on cello, Elliot Jacobson (Ingrid Michaelson) on drums, and producer Marshall Altman (Kate Voegele) on backing vocals.
She is currently working on two new band projects, The Fauve and X My Heart with drummer Anthony Burulcich.
- Full Length LP, 2019 (forthcoming)
- Single "Falling Hard," 2019
- Single "1983 (Safari Riot Remix)"(as The Fauve featuring Hayley Taylor), 2018
- Full Length LP, "Dangerous"(as X My Heart), 2016
- Single "How in the World" (as X My Heart), 2015
- Full-Length Debut LP "One Foot in Front of the Other", 2010
- Single "Felt Like Love", 2010
- Single "No More Wishing", 2009
- Holiday Single "If There Really Is a Santa Claus", 2008
|2002||ER||Renee Carlson||"Bygones" (season 8: episode 17)|
|2002||Sabrina, the Teenage Witch||Female Council Member||"The Whole Ball of Wax" (season 6: episode 20)|
|2002||Unsolved Mysteries||Jenny||"Without a Song" (season 13: episode 48)|
|2006||7th Heaven||Andie||"You Don't Know What You've Got 'Til He's Gone" (season: 11 episode 10)|
- "Closer to Me" (as X My Heart) on HBO's Crashing (U.S. TV series)
- "How in the World" (as X My Heart) on "The Slap (U.S. TV series), (Episode 8, Season 1)
- "Pretty in the Dark" on "Rush, (Episode 7, Season 1)
- "Bulletproof" in Night Moves
- "Plans" on Pretty Little Liars , (Episode 13, Season 1)
- "What's Going On" on Pretty Little Liars , (Episode 11, Season 1)
- "How Good We Had it" on Pretty Little Liars , (Episode 3, Season 2)
- "No More Wishing" on Pretty Little Liars, (Episode 11, Season 2)
- "Felt Like Love" on Chevrolet Commercial
- "Felt Like Love" in DayQuil Commercial
- "No More Wishing" on MTV's The Challenge: Fresh Meat II
- "Bulletproof" on MTV's The Challenge: Fresh Meat II
- "No More Wishing" on How I Met Your Mother, (Episode 12, Season 4)
- "All By Ourselves"* (duet with The 88) on How I Met Your Mother, (Episode 4, Season 5)
- "Waking" on Royal Pains, (Episode 7, Season 1)
- "Waking" on Privileged, (Episode 16, Season 1)
Taylor frequently performs with her band at the famed Hotel Cafe, and other prime Los Angeles venues.
Live Televised AppearancesEdit
- Rock-and-Roll has Found its New Hair Dryer Featuring Hayley Taylor, Tolucan Times, August 19, https://web.archive.org/web/20120105015358/http://tolucantimes.info/section/entertainment/rock-and-roll-has-found-its-new-hair-dryer/
- Hayley Taylor, Dealing With Hollywood Celebrity, EénVandaag, July, 2nd,, http://www.eenvandaag.nl/buitenland/34884/papparazi_maken_zich_op_voor_herdenking_michael_jackson