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Lydia Loveless

Written by  Jim Norris Thursday, 05 May 2011 09:18

"All of 20, she's got the songwriting soul of someone twice her age and a voice to die for. Her appearance at the recent SXSW made us full-on believers." --Boudin Barndance

Blessed with a blast-it-to-the-back-of-the-room voice, the 20 year old native of Columbus, OH combines country classicism with punk rock candor—sometimes within the same song.

Lydia grew up on a farm in Coshocton OH, a small weird town with nothing to do but make music. So she did, starting off by playing bass in her sister's band at age 14.

She cites Hank Sr, Hank III, Richard Hell, Charles Bukowski, Loretta Lynn, Britney Spears and Lydia's musically inclined family as her big inspirations.  Yes, you read that right.  Bukowski AND Spears.

Look for her debut Bloodshot release in the fall of 2011.