Music Tattoos

Julia Michaels


Julia Michaels has a faceless woman tattooed on her right upper arm. The portrait has a geometric pattern on her face, while the rest of it is very vibrant and colorful.
On an interview Julia declared the faceless portrait on her arm symbolizes her anonymity in the music industry. The ink piece was done by artist Jim Sylvia on February 12, 2016.

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Mandy Moore


Mandy Moore has a tattoo of a sperm on her ankle, which is related with a moment of her musical career.
Many years ago, while on tour with her band, Mandy Moore shared a bathroom (including a shower) with many of her male band mates. She had no problem in sharing the bathroom but her rule was no masturbating while in there.
That moment become a big joke, because one of her band members said “I don’t want babies on my feet”. They even created a song called “Babies on My Feet” that they sang onstage every night and to commemorate the tour all the band mates, including Mandy, got “babies on our feet” tattoos.

Asia Argento


Asia Argento tattooed her right hand knuckles with the names of four of her artistic idols:

  • “Joe” is for painter Joe Coleman, who is a friend and collaborator of hers. He has painted portraits of Asia and also acted in her 2000 directorial debut Scarlet Diva.
  • “Syd” is for Syd Barrett, a musician and painter who was one of the founding members of Pink Floyd.
  • “Moz” is for singer/songwriter Morrissey
  • “Bob” is for singer/songwriter Bob Dylan

She got the “Bob” tattoo first in February 2014 and then added the remaining three in April 2014.  All of the names were tattooed by artist Michele Agostini.

The “Syd” tattoo serves double duty as it also represents her friend Sydney Zekley. Syd has a tattoo of Asia’s name along the side of her finger.

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Halsey


In November 2015, Halsey got a minimalist portrait tattoo on her left upper arm with the word “EVERYTHING” written below it. It is inspired by Norwegian electronic musician Lido’s 2016 album Everything.

Lido is also a producer as well as a solo artist and he served as the executive producer for Halsey’s debut album Badlands. (more…)