Robert Lane is a singer songwriter based in the UK. He released Only a Flight Away on the 27th of April. This is Robert’s third record following his self-titled debut album and his 2016 extended EP Ends and Starts.
Fatea Magazine have described Only a Flight Away as “an outstanding release…one of the first essential albums of 2018″ and the album has been album of the week or featured album on several radio shows.
Robert has toured extensively in the UK as a support for artists including Jenn Bostic, Sarah Darling, Nell Bryden and Bob Fox. His spring 2018 solo headline tour to support Only a Flight Away has recently concluded and he will embark on a fifth tour in Germany and first visit to Holland in June. In June 2017 he completed a joint headline tour with Nashville based singer Kyshona Armstong.
Robert was chosen by the LG Arena to perform in the Forum Live area of the arena before concerts by Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ellie Goulding and John Mayer. In July 2015 he once again performed at the newly re-branded Genting Arena before a concert by Fleetwood Mac.
In August 2013 he was selected to attend a song writing retreat/course with Kinks front man Ray Davies.
Praise and reviews
“Robert Lane attended my songwriting course at Dartington in 2013. Robert responded well to composition and exercises given. As the course became more intensive his progress was excellent throughout. I am pleased to recommend Robert to continue his music and develop his writing so that he can reach his full potential.” Ray Davies songwriter and frontman of The Kinks
“a talented songwriter and singer. EP Ends and Starts is full of deceptively simple songs with clever and witty lyrics across a range of styles.” R2 Magazine
“Check out the vibrant new song from Robert Lane.” Telegraph Music
“His confidence, wit and persona reflect a performer born for the stage…he is surely set to thrive in the future on both the local and wider
singer-songwriter circuit.” Three Chords and the Truth
“(his) songs all have a fantastic melodic core…really intrigued by the melody…it’s particularly sweet.” Alan Clifford BBC Radio Nottingham drivetime
Reviews for Only a Flight Away
“an outstanding release…one of the first essential albums of 2018.” Fatea Magazine
“‘Far Too Busy’ has one of the best opening couplets I’ve heard in years…This is a bloody good record.” Folking.com
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