Joshua Radin is an American singer-songwriter from Shaker Heights, Ohio, that began performing in 2004. Radin's music is described as folk rock and acoustic, he was signed to Columbia Records, having released his first studio album on that label. He is now signed to Mom & Pop records. His second and most recent album was released under this label.
Since then, Radin's songs have been featured on Scrubs, Brothers and Sisters,Grey's Anatomy, American Idol, One Tree Hill and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. His song "Star Mile" was on The Last Kiss movie soundtrack, as well as "What If You", which was featured on soundtrack of the movie Catch and Release.
Joshua has also appeared on many national TV programs including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Carson Daly, CBS Early Show, and Carson Daly and has toured with Tori Amos, Sheryl Crow, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, KT Tunstall, Imogen Heap, Butch Walker, and Meiko.
Having captured the public's attention, Radin set about keeping it, as he released his debut album We Were Here in June 2006, through Columbia Records, the album was previously available exclusively on iTunes, where it became the #1 bestselling folk album .
Radin's second full length album Simple Times was released through iTunes on September 9, 2008, with it set to be released in stores on September 30. The first single off of Simple Times is "I'd Rather Be With You", which has been uploaded to his MySpace page.
In August 2008, Joshua performed the song, Today, at Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's wedding, the couple had reportedly turned down song offers from George Michael and Justin Timberlake, and went for Joshua instead , who later also performed the song, at the The Ellen DeGeneres Show