A crisp, clean voice conjures melodic beauty to a well-tempered acoustic guitar, sometimes soft and dreamy, sometimes slightly groovy, never rushed, always relaxing. Vocally in a timbre between Paul Simon and Roger Hodgson. A kind of "indie folk pop" - to use the on the one hand scorned, on the other hand facilitating pattern of a drawer assignment.
Moreover, very delicate and sensitive beside the ever-present guitar accompanied by sparse instrumentation. Also technically caress the 10 songs in just over half an hour by a finest mix, transparent and very natural, the incalescent ears.
No mood for smoky bars and noisy environment, rather for sunsets at a picturesque lake, down by a beach or at a broad, slow-flowing river, music for dreaming and contemplation.
This intense dose of harmony and serenity comes from a Frankish (South Germany), small town, away from the big city gear. However, Michael Lane has already caught in the summer of 2012 at the TV talent show "The Voice of Germany" by ProSieben/Sat.1 attention and played following the successful TV show as one of the selected participants in sold-out venues in various German cities.
"Sweet Notes" is his all-round success, sung in the English language debut album, which conveys much balance and tranquility.