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Nikki Lane Releases New Song Ahead of Indy Show

Published on Aug 29th, 2022

Don’t miss Nikki Lane – Denim and Diamonds Tour at HI-FI Annex in Indianapolis on Sunday, October 2nd! Get your tickets HERE.

Folk/Americana artist Nikki Lane released a new track ‘Born Tough’, from Lane’s highly anticipated forthcoming album, Denim & Diamonds, set to release on September 23rd.

Raised as a Baptist in Greenville, South Carolina, Lane discovered music as an outlet for creative expression at an early age, dropping out of school at 17 to move to Los Angeles, then New York, and then Nashville to launch her songwriting career. 

Denim & Diamonds was born out of a moment of careful consideration in Lane’s career—when several years of touring behind her last album came to an end and the early days of the pandemic forced everyone inside, Lane knew it was time to find inspiration somewhere new.

Lane enlisted Queens of the Stone Age frontman Joshua Homme to help her bring Denim & Diamonds to life, with whom she assembled a studio band of big-budget talent consisting of his Queens of the Stone Age collaborators Alain Johannes on guitar, Dean Fertita on organ and Michael Shuman on bass, as well as drummers Matt Helders of Arctic Monkeys and Carla Azar of Autolux.

Listen: ‘Born Tough’ by Nikki Lane

Denim & Diamonds Track List

  1. First High
  2. Denim & Diamonds
  3. Faded
  4. Born Tough
  5. Try Harder
  6. Good Enough
  7. Live/Love
  8. Black Widow
  9. Pass It Down
  10. Chimayo

Out September 23 via New West Records (pre-order/pre-save it here), Denim & Diamonds includes “Born Tough” as well as “Black Widow” and “First High,” praised by Rolling Stone as “an amped-up ode to chasing that reckless feeling of youthful excitement…propelled by a muscular backbeat and driving bass.”

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