Etty Lau Farrell
|Etty Lau Farrell|
Farrell performing in London in June 2007.
December 10, 1974
|Spouse(s)||Perry Farrell (2002 - Present)|
Etty Lau Farrell (born Etty Lau; December 10, 1974) is a vocalist for the band Satellite Party and one of the stars of the show Married to Rock. She also works as a professional dancer in the film and music industry.
Etty was born in Hong Kong, then later moved to Bellevue, Washington, USA with her family at the age of ten. She trained as a classical ballerina at the Royal Academy of Dance, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Cornish College of the Arts and, at the age of 18, won a scholarship to the Edge Performing Art Center in Los Angeles.
Etty met husband (and future bandmate) Perry Farrell while a dancer on Jane's Addiction's 1997 Relapse tour (she can be seen on the Three Days rockumentary that records the tour). Subsequently, she had been a featured dancer on Janes' Jubilee tour in '01, Strays tour at Lollapalooza in '03, as well as Perry Farrell's solo project, which performed a few shows in '99. The two married in June 2002. They have two sons together, Hezron and Izzadore Farrell.
The Jane's Addiction songs "Wrong Girl", "Superhero", "To Match the Sun", and the unreleased "Cling to You" were written for Etty. Etty Farrell is currently a background vocalist with Satellite Party, a Farrell side project.