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10 Times Jenny Lewis Was Just One Of The. . .

...well, not necessarily “guys,” but from her days as a Toys R Us Kid to her collaborations with Elvis Costello, Wavves, and others, Jenny Lewis clearly has no problem being just one of the gang.

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1. She was just one of the Toys R Us Kids:

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Apparently, little Jenny Lewis didn't wanna grow up.

2. She was just one of Troop Beverly Hills:

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Jenny Lewis co-starred as Shelly Long's daughter in the campy comedy classic, Troop Beverly Hills, and even gets to do a little singing in the big group number, "Cookie Time."

3. She was just one of the nerds:

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Jenny Lewis co-starred with Fred Savage (and Christian Slater and Beau Bridges) in the 1989 video game epic, The Wizard.

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This is the sign Fred Savage brings to Jenny Lewis concerts now.

4. She was just one of Rilo Kiley:

Musically speaking, Jenny Lewis first got our attention as part of LA indie-rock band Rilo Kiley, whose music has shown up in about as many movies and TV shows as Jenny herself.

5. She was just one of The Postal Service:

This little album that could went from cult status to platinum sales thanks, in part, to Jenny Lewis helping out on vocals.

6. She was just one of Elvis Costello's Imposters:

Elvis Costello brought Jenny Lewis in to sweeten the harmonies on his Momofuku album.

7. She was just one of a duo:

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After collaborating with boyfriend/co-writer/producer/guitarist Jonathan Rice on various projects of each others, they made a proper album as a duo, I'm Having Fun Now, which the New York Times praised for its "irrepressible tunes."

8. She was just one of the Killers:

Well, not exactly, but the guy from the Killers, Brandon Flowers, got her to sing the track "Hard Enough" with him on his solo album.

9. She was just one of the Wavves:

Jenny Lewis surfed up some sweet harmonies for garage rockers Wavves.

10. She was just one of the Twins:

Jenny's first solo album had her backed by The Watson Twins. She returned the favor with an appearance on their debut album, released at about the same time.

But, of course, we like her best when she's just being herself:

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