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Lanie Lane Australian Tour

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Lanie Lane Australian Tour

Lanie Lane's first tour in over two years celebrates the release of ‘Night Shade’, performing in Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane.

Three years have passed since Lanie Lane released her much loved debut album To the Horses. It was a record that saw Lanie reach dizzying heights and live out some experiences that most songwriters only dream of. Across 18 months, she signed to Ivy League Records, saw her debut album enter the ARIA charts at #12, play sold out national tours and make appearances at a long list of high profile festivals. She graced the covers of a stack of quality magazines, made trips to the US and UK, won FBi Radio’s SMAC Award for Record of the Year, The Age’s EG award for Best Female and the AIR award for Best Blues and Roots Record. Somewhere in all of that, she recorded a single in Nashville for none other than Jack White and to top it all off, To The Horses went Gold.

After bright lights, big stages and long flights, Lanie moved to a secluded area in the Victorian bush to write her next body of work – an environment perfect for an artist ready to emerge into her own creative truth. The end result is Lanie’s astonishing new album Night Shade.

Fans got their first taste of the forthcoming Night Shade album with the release of the album’s lead single, the chiming and wondrous ‘Celeste’ accompanied by the visually stunning video shot on location in Peru. It’s a signpost to the kind of musical development and positive creative change that typifies the new record, and in turn, the new live show.

To coincide with the release of her brand new album, Lanie is extremely excited to announce that she will be embarking her first national tour since 2012, accompanied by the excellent band that helped bring her new songs to life on record. These shows will be the first chance for fans to hear Lanie’s new body of work live, as well as all the favourites from her first album again, and she can’t wait to perform.

“The band and I are super excited to play these new songs together for the first time since we recorded them” says Lanie. “We always have a great time playing live and are really looking forward to a new adventure with new music!”

Lanie’s live band is made up of some of her closest friends and musical collaborators: Jez Mead (trumpet, guitar), Sarah Belkner (whirlitzer, rhodes and backing vocals), Aidan Roberts (guitar), Tim Keegan (electric bass), and Paul Derricott (drums and percussion).

Night Shade is a record that documents Lanie’s personal and artistic journey. It marks a transition in her life, a time of bravery, adventure, honesty and inner growth. It’s the record she really wanted to make and it’s the record she really wants you to hear. Now, she can’t wait to play these songs live. 

Ahead of Lanie’s headline Night Shade tour, she’ll be warming things up as a very special guest for the one and only Tom Jones at the Forum Theatre in September.