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Tine Lie
Tina Lie
New Single: “Twilight Hour”
Released: 18th October 2010
Label: SIWU Music, Norway
Available via i-Tunes and all good download sites

Fresh from the success of her recent album release in the UK “Free Enough to Fall”, Tina Lie releases her new single “Twilight Hour”.

A rock-roots track that demonstrates Tina’s ability to use her distinctive, rich, raw voice to her full potential and her poignant lyrics evoke the best of her Americana, country, and rock-roots music style that she has become so well known world-wide for.

Tina’s latest album “Free Enough to Fall” was produced by renowned Nashville producerByron House, who has worked with artists such as Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton

Also featured on the album are Mauro Magellan (Georgia Satellites), Shaun Murphy (Little Feat, Bob Seeger), Keith Sewell (Dixie Chicks, Ricky Skaggs), Grammy Award-winning, Native American flautist Bill Miller (Eddie Vedder, Arlo Guthrie and Richie Havens), and celebrated multi-instrumentalist Fats Kamplin, who has worked with Mark Knopfler, Nanci Griffith, Waylon Jennings, Garth Brooks, The Manhattan Transfer, Bad Company and Tom Russell, to name a few.

“A stone fist in a velvet glove” – Fatea Magazine

“…It is her wonderful voice, a rich, deep, powerful & emotional tool” Classic Rock

“Tasteful roots- rock…..A fine showcase for a new voice definitely worth paying attention to.” Americana UK

“An album of fine quality songs and musicianship.” 4/5 Red Hot Velvet

“Ms Lie sounds real and convincing unlike so many modern day pretenders….true class” 4/5 Blues Bunny

“Fantastic….A wildly ambitious album, ‘Free Enough to Fall’ can not fail” Penny Black Music

"Of the many artists who work hard to stand out, Tina has what few others have:  A distinctive voice that is easily and immediately recognizable as her own."  Byron House

 Originally from Lillehammer, now a firm favourite living in Norway, and with a flavour of country and a dash of rock ’n’ roll, tough and genuine, Tina tells it like it is in a way that is gravelly, gritty and to the point. Pulling no punches, Tina sings like she lives:  Honestly

This comes through in her live shows, which take her music and her personality direct to her audiences in a way that is sometimes intimate, sometimes inspirational, sometimes humorous – but always 100% Tina.

Her performance at the Aamaal Blues Fest was called, “…a real treat…a fantastic performance; all the hair rose from our feet to our heads…[she] captured the audience’s hearts…” (Dag Koman, Hamar Bluesklubb).  The press agrees; her performance at Norway’s Oktoberfest inspired one critic to say, “She has a voice that reminds you of a combination of Janice Joplin and [Danish star] Hanne Boel…she gave the chills to the audience… Tina delivered it with heart” (Østlendingen).  Tina’s show at Norway’s Storm Festival prompted one critic to write, “What a voice, the audience was astonished” (Bård Kristiansen Festival manager Storm Festival). 

And Tina’s performance at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club resulted in the unthinkable: 

Football fans skipping a football match to see Tina’s show. 

With eight American tours under her belt, and numerous Norwegian festival appearances, Tina has proven that she  has international potential.

From her passion for performance from the studio to the stage, it is clear that Tina brings her lust for life to everything she does. 

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