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credit: Lisa Sullivan

credit: Lisa Sullivan

credit: Lisa Sullivan

credit: Lisa Sullivan

credit: Lisa Sullivan

credit: Lisa Sullivan

BIO

Adam Lee’s first solo release, 'Sincerely, Me', turned traditionalism on its head. In support of the album he completed a second European tour and played shows with Dave Alvin, Lucero, and Frank Turner. He also dug deeper into his own roots: from Springsteen and Petty to the indie and punk rock records he grew up on.

Adam previously fronted the scrappy alt-country outfit Adam Lee & the Dead Horse Sound Company. Their time was spent in the remaining American honky tonks, time which eventually paid off: he was nominated for Dale Watson’s Ameripolitan Awards and had his songs land in the Kevin Smith films Red State and Tusk. Following these successes, Adam accepted an offer for a leading role in the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, under the musical direction of Chuck Mead.

Adam Lee's life is movement. As a military kid, Adam called many different places home. His music does the same. ‘Sincerely, Me’ reflects all of this. Roots-rock songwriter Justin Wells sums it up: “Somebody’s gonna file this album under Americana, but that's because Adam Lee isn't a genre...the record nods at several American musics without knowing the meaning of derivative.”

Adam is currently recording the follow-up to his solo debut with producer Duane Lundy (Ringo Starr, Horse Feathers, Joe Pug).

Press quotes:

“Adam Lee is one of those that deserves immediate attention.” — No Depression

"You may get pulled in the door with the voice, but you will stick around for the songwriting" -- Saving Country Music

“A storyteller’s album, part Tom T. Hall and part Randy Newman and filled with momentous tales of people generally unnoticed.” — KCUR/NPR

“Lee shows versatility in his vocal delivery that pegs him as an assured singer throughout… a promising and revealing album.” — Lonesome Highway

 

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