Lindi Ortega

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Lindi Ortega
Lindi Ortega Paris 2012.jpg
Lindi performing in Paris on February 24, 2012
Background information
Born (1980-05-28) May 28, 1980 (age 39)
GenresAlternative, Acoustic, Folk
Occupation(s)Musician, Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele
Years active2001–present
LabelsCherrytree Records / Interscope Records
Websitelindiortega.ca

Lindi Ortega (born May 28, 1980) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, known for her voice that has been described as a blend of Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash and Emmylou Harris.[1] She spent nearly a decade as an independent artist in the Toronto music scene,[2] self-releasing two albums and an EP in that time. In 2008 she was signed to Cherrytree Records / Interscope Records and released a second EP. Lindi performed at the 2009 South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.[3] In July 2009 Lindi was the opening act for Kevin Costner & Modern West's tour.[4][5] In September 2009 Lindi performed on a cross-Canada tour as opening act for Keane's North American tour.[6][7]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums and EPs[change | change source]

Date of
Release
Title Label
2001 The Taste Of Forbidden Fruit[8]
2007 Fall From Grace[9]
2008 Lindi Ortega (EP)
2008 The Drifter E.P.[10] Cherrytree Records/Interscope Records
2011 Little Red Boots Last Gang Records
2011 Tennessee Christmas E.P. Last Gang Records

Compilations and soundtracks[change | change source]

Date of
Release
Title Song(s) Label
2004 Maybe This Christmas Tree[11] Fairytale of New York (duet with Pilate) Nettwerk
2005 The Surreal Gourmet - A Feast For Your Ears[12] Tomorrow You'll Say Goodbye Warner Music Canada
2007 Year of the Monkey - 68[13] I Need independent
2010 Major Lazer - Lazers Never Die EP[14] Good Enuff (Featuring Collie Budz & Lindi Ortega) Interscope Records

References[change | change source]

  1. "UR Chicago Online Magazine". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  2. "The Living Room". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  3. "South by Southwest Music Festival". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  4. "PopDirt.com". Retrieved 2009-09-7. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Ozanam Guild.org". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  6. "LiveNation.com". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  7. "Lindi Ortega's Official Site". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  8. audioexposure.com - retrieved 7 September 2009
  9. "Oxyfication.net". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  10. "Amazon.com". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  11. "Amazon.ca". Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  12. "Amazon.ca". Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  13. "SilverBirchProd.com". Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  14. "Major Lazer - Lazers Never Die EP". http://www.interscope.com. Retrieved 20 July 2010 (2010-07-20). Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); External link in |publisher= (help)

Other websites[change | change source]