Follow the 1996 break-up of one of Canada's most beloved undergound bands, Eric's Trip, Julie Dorion released her first album as Broken Girl. After dropping the psydonym she put another record Loneliest in the morning on Sub Pop Records.

After releasing an EP and a couple 7"s, Julie released Julie Doiron and The Wooden Stars on her own Sappy Records. The collaboration yielded her most vibrant album yet won her a Juno (a Canadian Entertainment Award) in 2000 for best Independently-Released Album. In 2001 she released Désormais her first French album followed in 2002 by Heart and Crime.

Her newest album Goodnight Nobody was recorded with the help of friends like Herman Dune collaborator Rick White. Currently Julie is living in Sackville, New Brunswick with her family.