Kane (American band)

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Not to be confused with Kane (Dutch band) or Keane (band).
Kane
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Southern rock
Country rock
Americana
Years active 1998–present
Members Christian Kane
Steve Carlson
Past members Michael Eaton (lead guitar)

Kane is an American country rock, southern rock,[1] and Americana band that was formed in 1998 in Los Angeles, California fronted by actor Christian Kane. The band has released two successful independent albums and toured both the U.S. and Europe.

History[edit]

Kane was formed in 1998 by Christian Kane, Steve Carlson and Michael Eaton. Being accomplished songwriters and guitarists whose passion to create and share their special breed of "outlaw country" soon became a Los Angeles phenomenon.

Kane has worked and played with some of the most talented and creative studio and session musicians in the business. Kane has very quickly gathered a following unequaled by any L.A. band in their genre. Kane has been voted the winner of the 2005 Country Thunder Young Guns Contest, been voted one of L.A.'s 100 Hottest Unsigned Bands by industry magazine Music Connection, and Rock City News and E Media Wire Service describe Kane in one word: "Killer."

The band has played live shows to rave reviews at venues such as the Viper Room, King King, Ivar, Universal Citywalk, the Warner Bros. Sizzlin’ Country fundraiser and around the Southern California area. They have also performed in such varying locales as North Carolina, Texas, Oklahoma, Nashville, and most recently Chicago, Tampa, London, and Florence, Arizona on the main stage at Country Thunder USA. Despite somewhat limited touring, Kane’s self-released debut CD has sold over 4,500 copies in the US, with almost half those copies selling in countries as far away as Malaysia, Germany, Australia and Brazil.

The band's song "The Chase" appeared on the soundtrack of the 2003 film Just Married.[2]

Recent trips to Nashville to hone the band’s songwriting skills have piqued the interest of several high-level industry executives and labels. These visits have also allowed them the opportunity to work with such masters as Billy Barnett, Kent Blazy, Blair Daly, Brett James and Troy Verges, Jeremy Stover, Tommy Lee James, Clay Mills and Keith Follese. Christian’s songwriting talents were further recognized when in 2004 EMI Nashville signed him to a publishing deal. Such a promising response from the music community foretells of great things for Kane.

Recently the band name Kane has been abandoned, instead backing Christian Kane as a solo artist.

Band members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Self Released[edit]

Album information Track Listing

Kane

  • Released: 2000 (U.S.)
  • Label: Self-Released

1. Sweet Carolina Rain
2. Rattlesnake Smile
3. Crazy In Love
4. Don't Come Home
5. The Chase
6. Spirit Boy
7. One More Shot
8. America High
9. In The Darkness
10. Oklahoma State of Mind

Live in London

  • Released: 2004 (U.S.)
  • Label: Self-Released

1. Intro
2. Spirit Boy
3. Spirit Boy Outro
4. More Than I Deserve[3]
5. Intro To In The Darkness
6. In The Darkness
7. In The Darkness Outro
8. Middle American Saturday Night
9. Intro To The Chase
10. The Chase
11. Intro To Mary Can You Come Outside
12. Mary Can You Come Outside
13. Intro To America High
14. America High
15. Intro To One More Shot
16. One More Shot
17. Intro To Pinata Novia
18. Pinata Novia
19. Intro To Mama
20. Mama
21. Intro To Track 29
22. Track 29
23. Thank You And Intro To Seven Days
24. Seven Days

Filmography[edit]

Title Song(s) Featured
Just Married (2003) The Chase
Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron TV (2003) More Than I Deserve
Life or Something Like It (2002) Sweet Carolina Rain
Leverage -- The Two-Horse Job (2008) More Than I Deserve
Leverage -- The Studio Job (2010) Thinking of You

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hare, Kate (May 7, 2004). "'Angel's' Kane rocks Chicago", Knight Ridder Tribune News Service.
  2. ^ O'Hare, Kate (January 2, 2003). "Christian Kane does screen business", Knight Ridder Tribune News Service.
  3. ^ http://countrycentral.wordpress.com/2008/04/13/single-review-more-than-i-deserve-by-christian-kane/

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