Lindi Ortega

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Lindi Ortega - Another Country session

An interview and session with a new Canadian country artist called Lindi Ortega.

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Biography

Lindi Ortega (born May 28, 1980) is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Toronto, Ontario. Now based in Tennessee, her voice has been described as a blend of Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, and Emmylou Harris. She spent nearly a decade as an independent artist in the Toronto music scene, releasing two albums and an EP in that time. She has been described as "Toronto's best kept secret" and nicknamed "Indie Lindi". Ortega is currently signed to Last Gang Records where she has released three albums, most recently Tin Star in October 2013.

At the end of 2010 and beginning of 2011, Ortega toured extensively as a backup singer for Brandon Flowers, the lead singer of The Killers, in support of his solo album, Flamingo. This tour included dates in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Mexico, as well as televised live performances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Later... with Jools Holland and at Abbey Road Studios. There were also a number of festival dates in the United States and Europe, including Coachella, T in the Park and Oxegen.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Little Red Boots

    Little Red Boots 2011

    Reviewed by Si Hawkins
    Keepers of country’s tragi-comic flame will clasp Lindi firmly to their bosoms.
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