Sixpence None the Richer

Sixpence None the Richer is an American rock/pop band that formed in New Braunfels, Texas, eventually settling in Nashville, Tennessee. They are best known for their song “Kiss Me”, and their covers of “Don’t Dream It’s Over” and “There She Goes”. The book Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis was the inspiration for the name of the band.

Current members

  • Matt Slocum – guitar, cello
  • Leigh Nash – vocals
  • Justin Cary – bass (1997–2004, 2008–)

Former members

  • TJ Behling – bass (1990–1994)
  • Joel Bailey – bass (1994–1995)
  • Dale Baker – drums (1995–2001)
  • Tess Wiley – guitar (1995–1996) also in Sixpence None the Richer 2008 European Tour
  • J.J. Plasencio – bass (1995–1996)
  • Sean Kelly – guitar (1997–2004)
  • Rob Mitchell – drums (2001–2004)
  • Jerry Dale McFadden – keyboard (2001–2004)

Discography

Albums

Year Album U.S. U.S. Heatseekers U.S. Christian UK Albums Chart[3] RIAA Certification
1994 The Fatherless & the Widow  
1995 This Beautiful Mess  
1997 Sixpence None the Richer 89 1 1 27 Platinum
2002 Divine Discontent 154 9  
2008 The Dawn of Grace 47  

Compilation Albums

Year Album
1993 The Original Demos
2002 Mega 3 Collection
2004 The Best of Sixpence None the Richer
2005 The Early Years
2009 Greatest Hits

EPs

Year Album
1996 Tickets for a Prayer Wheel
2008 My Dear Machine
  • Notes:
  1. Sixpence None the Richer were no longer eligible to appear on the U.S. Heatseekers chart after the Sixpence None the Richer album appeared in the Top 100 of the Billboard 200.

Singles

Year Single Album U.S. U.S. AC U.S. Adult Top 40 UK Singles Chart[3] AUS RIAA Certification
1998/1999 “Kiss Me” Sixpence None the Richer 2 2 2 4 1 Gold
1999 “There She Goes” Sixpence None the Richer 32 19 7 14 47  
2000 “I Can’t Catch You” Sixpence None the Richer  
2002 “Breathe Your Name” Divine Discontent 18  
2003 “Don’t Dream It’s Over” Divine Discontent 78 12 9

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