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The Brag issue 720 cover featuring three members of Two Door Cinema Club on a black background, plus cover lines for Why Music Festivals Need To Get Smarter About Drugs New Found Glory, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Broken Social Scene, Montaigne, The Rover, Game OnThe BRAG #720

Lanie Lane

Lanie Lane

When Lanie Lane announced her retirement from the world of performance, it took many people by surprise. Over four years, seven singles and two albums, she had charmed countless fans and even found herself recording alongside the likes of Jack White. But the constant pressure of life on the road,...

Lanie Lane Announces Her Indefinite Hiatus From Music

In surprising news, Aussie artist Lanie Lane has announced her indefinite departure from touring and recording. In a post on her website, Lane explained her reasons for the departure, saying: “I have decided that pursuing a full-time career is no longer for me”. In the post she explains the pressure...

Lanie Lane: Night Shade

From the first line of ‘Salute’ it’s clear Lanie Lane has veered from the straight-up blues and country pop-infused material of her previous releases into more alternative territory. Her voice is smoother and steadier than on earlier songs, alternately honeyed and silken.  Night Shade has a melodic discordance that echoes...

Lanie Lane

Down-to-earth and straight-talking singer-songwriter Lanie Lane had a meteoric rise to fame. Jack White invited her to record on his label before she’d even released her debut album To The Horses, her song ‘Bang Bang’ featured on Glee, she hung out with rockabilly regent Wanda Jackson (in fact, Lane bears an uncanny...

Lanie Lane Announces 2014 Sydney Show

Aussie songstress Lanie Lane has announced her first tour in more than two years. The tour is in support of her upcoming second album Night Shade, set for release on Wednesday October 24. You can listen to the album’s lead single ‘Celeste’   Head on down to Newtown Social Club...

Lanie Lane To Play the Vanguard

Have you been wondering what’s missing from your life this year, but can’t quite put your finger on what it is? Problem solved: it’s Lanie Lane. This impossibly likeable performer hasn’t been seen on stage since late last year, but she’ll do a short run of intimate shows before returning...