Lindi Ortega

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Lindi Ortega
Lindi performing in Paris on February 24, 2012
Lindi performing in Paris on February 24, 2012
Background information
Born (1980-05-28) May 28, 1980 (age 42)
GenresAlternative, Acoustic, Folk
Occupation(s)Musician, Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele
Years active2001–present
LabelsCherrytree Records / Interscope Records

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
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
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.[permanent dead link]
  2. "The Living Room". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  3. "South by Southwest Music Festival". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  4. "". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  5. "Ozanam". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  6. "". Archived from the original on 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  7. "Lindi Ortega's Official Site". Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  8. Archived 2008-07-08 at the Wayback Machine - retrieved 7 September 2009
  9. "". Archived from the original on 2008-11-20. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  10. "". Amazon. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
  11. "". Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  12. "". Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  13. "". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  14. "Major Lazer - Lazers Never Die EP". Archived from the original on 2010-07-13. Retrieved 20 July 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]