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Jaren Cerf (born September 22, 1983) is an American recording artist and songwriter most recognized for her work in the trance music with artists like Armin van Buuren,[1] Dash Berlin,[2] and Cerf, Mitiska & Jaren.[3][4] She has co-written songs for Canadian artists Lukay, Maiarah, Andee, Eva Avila,[5] and Michelle Treacy.[6] Additionally, she has released two folk albums since 2008 – Fixin' It Upright and 7 Year Itch.[7][8][9]

Jaren Cerf
Background information
Born (1983-09-22) September 22, 1983 (age 34)
Wyoming, United States
Genres Pop, Folk, Trance music, EDM
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Recording Artist, Actress
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Years active 2006–present
Labels Independent
Associated acts Sebastien Lefebvre, Armin van Buuren, Dash Berlin, Andee, Lukay, Eva Avila, Michelle Treacy, Antoine Clamaran, Aly & Fila, Andy Duguid, Cerf Mitiska & Jaren, Maiara, Cosmic Gate

In 2013, her song "This Is My Goodbye" with French DJ/producer Antoine Clamaran (under her alias Fenja) reached the #2 spot on the Billboard Club Charts for three consecutive weeks.[10] In 2014, she co-wrote "We Are Gold", sung by Canadian recording artist Andee, which was featured at the Sochi Olympics.[11]

In 2015 she starred in the stage production Oh Canada, What A Feeling, paying homage to Joni Mitchell, Celine Dion, and Sylvia Tyson, in which she earned favorable reviews.[12][13]

In 2017, Jaren starred in Pat Collins's Irish-Canadian biopic, Song of Granite[14], about traditional Irish sean nos singer Joe Heaney. The film debuted at SXSW[15] in March and went on to become Ireland's official submission for the 2018 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.[16]