Lana Lane

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Lana Lane
Lana Lane in Holland 029.jpg
Background information
Birth name Lana Lane
Origin Santa Rosa, California
Genres Symphonic rock, progressive metal
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1993–present
Labels Think Tank Media (US), Avalon (Japan)

Lana Lane is a North American rock singer. She sings lead in her eponymous band, and has sung backing vocals for the band Rocket Scientists and guest sung on Ayreon and Erik Norlander albums.[1]

She is married to music producer Erik Norlander, who co-produces her albums with her at their own studio, Think Tank Media in Woodland Hills, California.

Her first album Love is an Illusion was released in 1995 and obtained a fair amount of success in Japan, as did Curious Goods – her second album, from 1996.

Lady Macbeth is a collection of songs based on William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, from Lady MacBeth's point of view.

Lana Lane appeared as a guest vocalist on two Ayreon CDs, Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer and Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator, singing lead and harmony vocals. She also provided the computer voice for both albums.

In 2003 Lana sang the part of Queen Guinevere on the concept album Once and Future King Part I by Gary Hughes.

In 2009 Lana sang the primary vocals on Terra Incognita, an album composed by husband Erik Norlander in collaboration with science-fiction writer and lyricist Kevin J. Anderson.

In 2009 Lana also sang on another concept album composed by cousin Davy Vain based on a novel by German science-fiction writer Wolfgang Hohlbein, for the CD Blaze and Ashes by Delany.

Discography[edit]

  • Love Is an Illusion (1995)
  • Curious Goods (1996)
  • Garden of the Moon (1998)
  • Echoes from the Garden (1998) Japan Release Only
  • Live in Japan (1998) Japan Release Only
  • Ballad Collection (1998) Japan Release Only
  • Queen of the Ocean (1999)
  • Echoes from the Ocean (1998) Japan Release Only
  • Best of Lana Lane 1995 – 1999 (1999) Japan Release Only
  • Secrets of Astrology (2000)
  • Ballad Collection II (2000) Japan Release Only
  • Ballad Collection – Special Edition (2000)
  • Project Shangri-La (2002)
  • Covers Collection (2003)
  • Winter Sessions (2003)
  • Return to Japan (2004)
  • Storybook: Tales from Europe and Japan (DVD, 2004)
  • Lady Macbeth (2005)
  • 10th Anniversary Concert (DVD/CD set, 2006)
  • Gemini (2006)
  • Red Planet Boulevard (2007)
  • Best of Lana Lane 2000 – 2008 (2008) Japan Release Only
  • El Dorado Hotel (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lana Lane | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-07-28. 

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