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Born on Sept 11, 1978 in Sydney, Australia, Ben Lee is an influential and multi-talented Australian musician and actor. He started his career at a very young age of 14 as a musician. He joined the Sydney band Noise Addict, but concentrated on his solo career after the break up of band. He also acted in the Australian film "The Rage In Placid Lake" in 2003. He also headlined the news by dating Claire Danes for several years. But this relation didn't lasted for long and ended in 2003.

Ben Lee initiated his career with Noise Addict in 1993. With this band, he self produced as well as distributed four-track full demo recorded in Lee's bedroom. The band was signed to Steve Pavlovic's independent label Fellaheen Records which helped the band to the attention of Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Beastie Boys' Mike D. This attention led the release of band's material in the US. The group made many releases which also included its one and only album in 1995. But the group disbanded followed by the release. Lee was also a member of the alternative act Gerling.
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Lee completeed his graduation from the exclusive Moriah College in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. He kicked off his solo career at the age of 16, while he was still as a member of Noise Addict. He started recording his debut solo album, "Grandpaw Would", in both Sydney and Chicago together with producer Brad Wood. After this, he started recording another album in 1997 "Something To Remember Me By" which was also produced by Wood. His album "Breathing Tornados" in 1999 gave a totally new direction to his career. With this album, he introduced synthesizers and increased instrumentation into his sound. The album became a great success in Australia, with its first single, "Cigarettes Will Kill You", which topped at no. 2 at Triple J Hottest 100. Lee also relished great fame with the single "Something Borrowed, Something Blue" from the album "hey you. yes you". It climbed #22 on the 2002's Triple J Hottest 100.

In 2001, he united with Evan Dando, Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick and Jason Schwartzman of Phantom Planet and acting fame. After giving a name "Dando Lee Petersson Schwartzman" to their grouping, they recorded a single, "Dead or Anything", at Globe Studios, New York City. Later Lee joined Ben Kweller and Ben Folds for a side project entitled The Bens in 2003. together, this group recorded four songs in Nashville which resulted in a self-titled EP.

Lee quit Steve Pavlovic's Modular Recordings in late 2004, and began his own record label named as , Ten Fingers. His debut release on the label was the single, "Gamble Everything For Love", which was followed by the album, "Awake Is The New Sleep" in February 2005. This album has proved to be double platinum in Australia. This album revealed a much brighter, positive side of Lee's personality, in contrast to his previous darker ponderings. His album has been nominated for the 2005 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards, and Lee received Best Male Artist, Best Independent Release, and Single Of The Year for Catch My Disease. "Catch My Disease" also climbed #2 on the 2005 Triple J Hottest 100. This hit song was also featured on the soundtrack to the 2005 film, "Just Friends," and as the soundtrack to the television series, "Grey's Anatomy". It was sampled in a television commercial for Dell Computers in 2006. On Sunday, March 26th, 2006 Lee wonderfully performed "We're All In This Together" and amazed the audience , at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

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