Chrysta Bell (her first name) is a performing artist, recording artist, songwriter, and actress who incorporates dynamic theatrical and media elements into unforgettable performance experiences.
During a 25-year career in music, she has toured 36 countries as a headlining act and shared the stage with legends Willie Nelson, Brian Setzer, Donovan, Moby, the band YES, members of the band King Crimson, Adrian Utely of Portishead, David J of Bauhaus, among others.
Chyrsta Bell is a long time collaborator with artist David Lynch. Since first appearing on the soundtrack for the surreal epic INLAND EMPIRE with a song they co-wrote entitled “Polish Poem,” the pair have released two critically acclaimed albums, This Train (2011) and Somewhere In The Nowhere (2016), both produced and co-written by Lynch. The collaboration entered a new chapter when Lynch cast Chrysta Bell in her television acting debut as FBI Agent Tammy Preston in TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN.
Her 2017 musical release, We Dissolve, is a full-length studio record with Mercury Prize-winning producer John Parish, long time P.J. Harvey collaborator and producer. The new album includes guest contributors Adrian Utley of Portishead, keyboardist Geoff Downes of the bands Asia and Yes, and drone metal guitarist Stephen O’Malley of Sunn O))).
Chyrsta Bell is currently working on a new album that will be released in early 2019.