The Dark Horse of Americana

From Houston, Texas and Georgia to Nashville, Tennessee via a dive bar in California, have you met Lera Lynn?

From Houston, Texas and Georgia to Nashville, Tennessee via a dive bar in California, have you met Lera Lynn?

“This is my least favorite life” she sung from a bar scene in HBO´s True Detective. T Bone Burnett had recruited her to co-write the soundtrack of the second season of the popular series. When the producer of True Detective, Nic Pizzolato, heard the songs by Lera Lynn, he cast her to perform the tracks in the dive bar frequented by the two main characters of the show. Sitting alone on stage in the rundown, pretty much abandoned bar, she set the tone of the dark crime drama and was catapulted to international stardom.

Lera Lynn as the resident singer of the dive bar frequented by the two main characters of True Detective.

Born in Houston, Texas and growing up in Georgia, Lera Lynn has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Georgia. Her sound is very Southern, a blend of alternative Country, Americana och Indie rock set off by Lera´s very distinctive voice and guitars.

Her debut album named Have You Met Lera Lynn? from 2011 was followed by Lying in the Sun (2014), The Avenues (2014), Resistor (2016) Plays Well With Others (2018) and the brand new single Dark Horse.

Lera Lynn is currently on tour and stops by Scandinavia (Copenhagen, Stockholm, Umeå, Gothenburg and Oslo) in November. Get your tickets here. For more info and other tour dates check out leralynn.com.