"It’s no surprise Lane Norberg’s new album Coming To Life is truly a continuation of what we already knew when we first heard his music. He is a gifted singer/songwriter who keeps turning out amazing music. His easy going style and passionate delivery comes through solidly on this album. His music is thoughtful and inspiring and definitely showcases his exceptional talent." - Robert Richter, Local Roots Music NW
"Lane Norberg's album, Coming to Life is uplifting and enjoyable from start to finish. Songs like "That Old House" and "Amargosa" (which won the 2020 Local Roots Music NW Songwriting Contest) showcase his talent not just as a songwriter, but also as a storyteller. Fans of Mat Kearney, Sarah Bareilles, and James Taylor will enjoy Lane's warm voice and lovely songwriting." - Ronnie Carrier, Local Roots Music NW
Lane Norberg is a singer-songwriter from Portland, OR. Originally from Montana, Norberg recorded and released his first EP after graduating college. In 2018, Norberg relocated to Portland, OR, where he has gained many faithful fans playing hundreds of shows and touring all over the Pacific Northwest. Norberg has made a name for himself in Portland's vibrant local scene - becoming a regular performer at many popular venues, winning the 2019 Local Roots Music Northwest Songwriting contest, and recently performing at the 2023 Portland Folk Festival at the historic McMenamins Crystal Ballroom.
In 2020, Lane Norberg set his sights high on recording his first full-length record. Working with producer Justin Klump, Norberg went to Nashville, TN to record the new album with some of the best musicians in the industry. The album, 'Coming to Life', released in August 2021 and immediately began to make noise. It was named the September 'Album of the Month' by Local Roots Music NW and the song 'We're Not Alone' was featured on the SiriusXM The Pulse show 'Train Tracks' hosted by Pat Monahan of Train. Full of energy and bright with hope, 'Coming to Life' is a beautiful reminder to make the most of every moment and chase the unknown. In 2022, Lane released "Haunted", a Halloween-inspired track that has quickly turned into a fan favorite. Norberg's most recent release, "Surprise", is an ode to 'love at first sight', with sounds reminiscent of early Ed Sheeran, Ben Rector, and The Paper Kites.
Norberg's indie-folk sound has been described as "James Taylor meets John Mayer", and he has a knack for writing a killer love song. His vision as an artist is to spread joy through his music, and to bring hope to anyone who listens. Through catchy hooks and intentional lyrics, Lane Norberg's voice and songwriting are sure to leave you smiling.