Lane Turner

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Lane Turner
Birth name Michael Lane Turner
Origin Monahans, Texas, United States
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Acoustic Guitar[1]
Years active 2004-present
Labels Warner Bros.
Associated acts Blaine Larsen, Chris LeDoux

Michael Lane Turner (born February 3, 1967 in Monahans, Texas) is an American singer-songwriter. Signed to Warner Bros. Records since 2004, he released two singles for the label, including "Always Wanting More (Breathless)", which reached No. 56 on the Hot Country Songs charts in 2004. Lane signed with Original Signal Recordings in 2009.

Early life[edit]

Turner was born in Monahans, Texas, and attended school in Levelland, which he described as "a place so flat you can watch your dog run away for two days".[2][3] He received his first guitar as a gift from his parents when he was eleven years old and his father taught him to play the songs he heard on the radio.[4] He attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where he was an All-American decathlete. He also played in a band called Diamondback during his time in college.[4][5]

Singing career[edit]

Turner signed to Warner Bros. Records in 2004. He released two singles for the label—"Always Wanting More (Breathless)" and "Let You Go"—but no album. He also co-wrote Blaine Larsen's single "I Don't Know What She Said".

In 2008, Turner was a contestant on The Next GAC Star, which aired on the network Great American Country. He completed the competition as runner up to winning band One Night Rodeo.[4][6][7]

As of early 2011, Lane has replaced Dustin Evans as lead vocalist for the country music band Western Underground. Lane and the band are currently in the works to tour in support of a dance/musical venture based on the life, and including the music of, Western Underground's original front man, the late Chris LeDoux. [1]



Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
2004 "Always Wanting More (Breathless)" 56 Right On Time
2006 "Let You Go"
2008 "Little Book of Matches"
2009 "Where's a Sunset (When You Need One)" Lane Turner[8]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
2006 "Let You Go"
2008 "Little Book of Matches"
2009 "Where's a Sunset (When You Need One)"