Lorne Riley, who hails from Shania’s birthplace in Northern Ontario, is an emerging Canadian independent singer/songwriter releasing the title track of his debut country album “Twenty Years” across North America.
turning his hand to country music, Lorne cut his teeth on rock and blues as a
front man for a series of bands. He did this first as a young lad in Northern
Ontario, and later in Dubai as a singer/songwriter producing three original
albums (Stone Unturned (2014) with Mileage 51, and When Worlds Collide (2017)
and Out of the Blue (2019) with Monks on the Moon).
The CD “Twenty
Years” is a heartfelt, resonant reflection on life, love and loss rife with
soulful melodies, rich instrumentation and stories that connect.
track, and new single “Twenty Years”, paints a compelling picture
of the changes in small town Canada. The song was so compelling it caught the
attention of film director Steve Schmidt who created a video
using the track to promote the release of his Canadian award-winning feature
film “The Road to Tophet”.
Lorne is currently busy promoting
this debut album while writing and producing his second album, slated for
completion by the end of the year.