Jordie Lane

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Jordie Lane

After a lengthy hiatus (lets just call it a pandemic),
acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Jordie Lane returns with the announcement that he will
release, The Empty House Tapes Vol. 1, on September 15th, 2022 via Blood Thinner Records,
along with select tour dates in major and regional cities

It is the first in a series of Solo Acoustic EPs made up of spontaneous prose style Folk songs,
written and recorded in the moment in a vacant house in Nashville, Tennessee,
then mastered on reel to reel tape.

It’s an old school, throwback storyteller set, telling tales of wild times on the road,
Nostalgia for home, and observations of the intense past few years, with social, political and civil unrest in America while Jordie was there amongst it.

Lane’s own experiences, in last leaving Australia at the height of the 2019-20 bushfires, to then witnessing his Nashville neighbourhood being hit by an EF3 Tornado, then hit with the ongoing Pandemic completely crippling the ‘touring life’ for over two years, all led to a serendipitous conversation with a local landlord in Nashville who set Lane up in an old vacant empty house, where he wrote and recorded almost 50 songs over a month long stay.

13 of the songs went on to be recorded on a full length studio band album slated for release in early 2023. The remaining b-sides deserved a home outside the old dusty house too,
and so, The Empty House Tapes concept was born. Volume 1 comprises the first set of 5 to be released worldwide, September 15, 2022.