|origin||Los Angeles , California|
|Genre (s)||Trip hop|
Bitter: Sweet was formed in 2006 around Shana Halligan (vocals) and Kiran Shahani (production). Kiran Shahani was also a founding member of Supreme Beings of Leisure , Halligan is the daughter of Dick Halligan of Blood, Sweat & Tears . The two found each other through an ad placed by Shahani on Craigslist looking for a singer.
Shortly after the founding, the debut album The Mating Game was released in April 2006 via Quango . The duo was best known through MySpace . Her songs can be found on the soundtrack of The Devil Wears Prada and in episodes of some US series (including Grey's Anatomy , Smallville ). In Germany, the song Dirty Laundry from the album The Mating Game is also used as the theme song for Doctor's Diary .
In 2015 the duo returned with the album Trilogy , compiled by Bruno Guez .
- 2006: The Mating Game (Quango Records)
- 2008: Drama (Quango Records)
- 2015: Trilogy (compilation, Quango Records)
- 2006: The Mating Game - Remix Sampler (Quango Records)
- 2006: The Mating Game - Club Sampler Vol. 1 (Quango Records)
- 2007: The Remix Sampler (Quango Records)
Singles & EPs
- 2006: Dirty Laundry (Re: mixes)
- 2006: The Mating Game (Re: mixes)
- 2007: The Remix Game
- 2007: Moving Forward (Re: mixes)
- 2007: Heaven (Re: mixes)
- 2010: The Break Up
- BWW News Desk: Shana Halligan Releases Debut Solo EP PAPER BUTTERFLY, 11/29. Accessed May 31, 2020 (English).
- 20 Questions with Bitter: Sweet. In: Quirkee.com. October 26, 2006, archived from the original on December 8, 2007 ; accessed on May 31, 2020 (English).
- Bitter: Sweet at Allmusic (English). Accessed May 31, 2020.
- BWW News Desk: Shana Halligan of Bitter: Sweet's First Solo EP Debuts in iTunes Top 10 Electronic Chart. Accessed May 31, 2020 (English).
- Bio. In: Official website. Retrieved May 31, 2020 (American English).
- Shana Halligan - Back To Me. In: Musikblog.de. December 8, 2015, accessed on May 31, 2020 (German).