Elisabeth “Lissie” Maurus (born 21 November, 1982 in Rock Island, Illinois, USA), is a folk rock artist and Paste Magazine’s #1 best new solo artist of 2010. She released her debut EP in 2009 and signed with Sony Music UK’s Columbia Records division. Her debut album, Catching a Tiger, was released on 21 June 2010. The album was recorded in Nashville and produced by Jacquire King. The first single from the album, “In Sleep”, was selected as Track of The Day by Q on 13 March 2010. A second single, “When I’m Alone,” was released alongside the album; it would later be chosen by iTunes UK as their song of the year 2010. Lissie’s sophomore album was released September 8th 2013. She continues to tour and record new material.