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Robert Lane is a singer songwriter based in Birmingham. In July 2017 he released his latest single Right by My Side which made it's way into the iTunes singer songwriter chart. His most recent EP/Mini Album Ends and Starts was released via Fish Records and launched with a performance at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. The lead track, My Love's In Deep, has been featured on several radio stations and received a tweet of recommendation from Telegraph MusicRobert has recently been a Laurel Canyon featured artist, was asked to perform at Fatea Magazine's Busk Love Folk Festival and embarked on a tour in support of Ends and Starts which visited venues across the UK as well as three tours in Germany.

In June 2017 Robert went on a joint headline tour with Nashville based singer songwriter Kyshona Armstrong.

Robert was chosen by the LG Arena to perform in the Forum Live area of the arena before concerts by Eric Clapton, Dire Straits front man Mark Knopfler, BBC Sound of 2010 winner Ellie Goulding and international superstar singer/songwriter 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.

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

"Check out the vibrant new song from Robert Lane."  Telegraph Music

"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

"A great talent to work with." Neil King, Fatea Magazine and Busk Love Folk Festival

"Robert Lane is making a bit of a splash across social and other media just now, due to an engaging manner and a lively presence." Fatea Magazine

"Here is a catchy tune married to clever words – once upon a time it would have been a hit single. It is a perfect feel-good song."  Folking.com

"Rob himself is enviably upbeat with a voice that is crystal clear..." She Dances In The Mind

"Lane has a strong, clear voice...Lane has been influenced by many styles but he also has a definite talent as a songwriter." Folkall

"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

"Lane is a charismatic presence on stage, engaging with the audience and injecting the odd moment of levity into the event. While that levity doesn't always make it into his music (there aren't a lot of laughs in songs such as Break My Heart Blues), his music never fails to draw you in."  Adam Jenkins, Fatea Magazine

"I would urge anyone who is due to see this tour to make sure that they arrive early enough to see Robert's set, it's definitely worth it and I am sure you will leave a fan afterwards. Great songs, incredibly talented guitar player and great vocals as well!" hitting all the right notes

“Thoughtful melodic songs; well crafted; and, I believe, lyrically highly personal.” Phil The Music Quill

"I could just talk to him for ages… We loved having him in…Louise Brierley BBC WM

"Wish him all the success, great interview, fascinating guy.Brett Berks BBC WM

(his) songs all have a fantastic melodic core…really intrigued by the melody…it’s particularly sweet. Alan Clifford BBC Radio Nottingham drivetime

"One of the most catchy and unforgettable choruses I have heard all year, an out-and-out stomper." Music Musings and Such

"How infections is that though? you can not but feel amazing just listening to everything he's put into making this song sound so damn good." Robb Powell, Band of Badgers Podcast

 "It’s a lovely tune, charmingly acoustic, about the unconditional love of one’s family, and because of this, it’s a sincere expression as gentle as it is personal." Brum Notes Fresh Talent playlist for "It Feels Like 5000 Miles."

 "Well crafted, written and of course performed...bang on your iPod.Steve Pettitt Guitar-Cafe.co.uk

 "Lane is another prime example of the sheer amount of talent we have residing in the Midlands at the moment, and a valuable addition to the Birmingham music scene as a whole." Luke Deakin, Counteract Magazine

 "Robert Lane accomplishes what many fail to do, writing catchy songs without compromising any of his musical integrity…dynamic selection of tracks that instantly becomes a compelling listen.Darren Brookes, Media Essentials

 "Rather splendid…songs about changes, very wistful quite impressionistic…slice of a momentJohn Edgar, The Storyjohn Podcast