Lex Land

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Lex Land
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Background information
Birth name Alexa Holland
Born (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 31)
Origin Orange County, California, US
Genres jazz, alternative rock, pop rock, folk
Occupation(s) Singer, musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Bass
Years active 2003–present
Associated acts Gavin Castleton, Happy Body Slow Brain, Rebecca Loebe, Joshua James, Nakia, Meiko
Website www.lexland.net

Lex Land (born December 25, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter and jazz vocalist from Los Angeles, currently residing in Austin, Texas.[1] She was a contestant on the second season of NBC's singing competition The Voice. Land also fronts three other projects: Moorhaunter, One Big Dark Room, and The Kremer Land Swing Band.

Intelligent Noise Records released her first two albums, Orange Days on Lemon Street in 2008, and Were My Sweetheart to Go... in 2011. Both albums had songs featured on television programs.

In 2009, she performed as the last live in-studio guest for NBC's Last Call With Carson Daly. She has performed live twice on Los Angeles station KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic: once in 2009[2] and again in 2011.[3]

Discography[edit]

  • Orange Days on Lemon Street (Studio album, 2008)
  • Lex Land: Live from KCRW (Live album, 2009)
  • Were My Sweetheart to Go (Studio album, 2011)
  • "Santa Baby" (Single, 2011)
  • "I Can't Make You Love Me (The Voice Performance)" (Single, 2012)
  • A Valentine EP (Studio album, 2018)

Background Vocal Album Credits[edit]

  • "Build Me This" Joshua James, 2009
  • "The Path You Came Here By" Jordan Moser, 2009
  • "Transatlantic Hope" Joast, 2010
  • "Won Over Frequency" Gavin Castleton, 2010
  • "Paper Anchors" Jarrett Killen, 2010
  • "Accidental Thief" Matt the Electrician, 2011
  • "Sleeping Bag" Jordan Moser, 2012
  • "Circus Heart" Rebecca Loebe, 2012
  • "Kaleidoscope" David Karsten Daniels, 2016
  • "Christmas Street" Bob Schneider, 2016

The Voice[edit]

Round Order Song Original Artist Notes
Blind Auditions 6 "I Can't Make You Love Me" Bonnie Raitt Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, and Blake Shelton turned their chairs,
Joined Team Blake
Battle Rounds 2 "Pumped Up Kicks" Foster the People Eliminated
Lost to Charlotte Sometimes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evan C. Jones (March 15, 2010). "Lex Land Interview: SXSW 2010". Spinner. Retrieved April 28, 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.kcrw.com/music/programs/mb/mb090407lex_land
  3. ^ http://www.kcrw.com/music/programs/mb/mb110913lex_land

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