She achieved mainstream success in with the hit single "Love Song"which reached number four on the Billboard Hot chart. Her memoir, Sounds Like Me: After graduating from high school inBareilles studied communication studies at the University of California, Los Angeles where she was a member of the co-ed Sara bareilles waitress yahoo dating cappella group Awaken a Cappella;  she can be heard on their album Dysfunktional Familysinging her original selection " Gravity " and " I Want You Back " by The Jackson 5.
Bareilles and the band Maroon 5 have been acquainted since their younger days in California, when the band was known as Kara's Flowers.
Sara bareilles waitress yahoo dating taught herself to play the piano and, subsequently, all other instruments she has been seen playing. She issued two demos of mostly live tracks in Inshe appeared as a singer in a bar in the indie film Girl Playperforming the song "Undertow". In JanuaryBareilles released her first studio album, Careful Confessions. She then signed a contract with Epic Records on April 15, Bareilles's song "Gravity" appeared briefly in the independent film Loving Annabelle.
InBareilles toured as the opening act for Aqualung and Mikaand later that year opened for several shows on both Maroon 5 and Paolo Nutini 's U. She also opened for James Blunt on his U. The following month, her major-label debut, Little Voiceshot to No. After being featured on a Rhapsody commercial in"Love Song" began climbing the pop charts, jumping from No. It entered the top 10 on the Billboard Hot on December 27,and peaked at No.
The album peaked in the Billboard at No. On October 28,Bareilles released Between the Lines: The package is a recording of her first headlining tour at The Fillmore in San Francisco.
During the spring ofBareilles was on her second headlining tour, the Gravity Tour, to promote " Gravity ", the third and final single from her album Little Voice. She made her third appearance in Charlottesville, Virginiaduring the University of Virginia 's annual Springfest on March 28, her first as "Sara bareilles waitress yahoo dating" opener for Marc Broussard in and the second being an opening for Maroon 5.
Bareilles also played multiple college shows in April and May. Some were for college students only and others were open to the public. She sent out a special holiday message to fans on her mailing list and gave out a free live acoustic EP recorded during her Gravity Tour last Spring.
In earlyBareilles recorded video of what she called "An Ode to Jersey Shore Sara bareilles waitress yahoo dating and posted it to her official website as a gag for fans. After an extended period of writer's block Bareilles began work on the follow-up to her major label debut in the summer ofcollaborating with the likes of Ahmir "Questlove" Thompsonmembers of Weezerand Pharrell Williams.
As the songs began to take their final shape, Neal Avron was assigned to produce, record, and mix the entire album. The first single from Kaleidoscope Heart" King of Anything ", began receiving radio airplay in the United States in May and was released for sale in June.
In anticipation of the new album, Bareilles released a series of webisodes, featuring the making of select songs from Kaleidoscope Heartincluding "King of Anything", "Uncharted", "Gonna Get Over You", "Bluebird", and a strings-only version of "King of Anything".
She was selected as VH1's Posted Artist of the Month for July chronicling Sara bareilles waitress yahoo dating life leading up to the album's release. Kaleidoscope Heart was released on September 7,and debuted at number 1 in the United States, selling 90, copies.