Raised in Rockport, Massachusetts, Cole got her first big break when she was tapped by Peter Gabriel to appear on his 1993-1994 tour. Her first album, Harbinger, appeared in 1994, but it was the combination of This Fire and Lilith Fair that cemented her arrival and led to a 1998 Grammy for Best New Artist.
In 1997, she performed “I Don’t Want to Wait” on “Late Night with David Letterman”:
Paula Cole will appear at the Egg in Albany, New York, on October 21 at 8pm. Tickets are $29.50. For more information, call (518) 473-1845 or visit http://www.theegg.org/.