LANY is an indie-pop trio which was formed in Nashville in 2014 and has since released multiple albums, extended plays, and tracks like Made in Hollywood, ILYSB, I Loved You, Malibu Nights, LANY, Acronyms, Where the Hell Are My Friends, If You See Her, and Thru These Tears. “LANY” stands for “Los Angeles New York” and the band has worked with several artists like Julia Michaels and Lauv.
- Paul Jason Klein – Lead Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Guitar
- Charles Leslie Priest – Keyboards, Synthesizers, Guitar, Backing Vocals
- Jake Clifford Goss – Drums, Percussion, Sampling Pad
- Giuliano Pizzulo – Keyboards, Synthesizers, Guitar, Sampling Pad
Los Angeles, California, United States
Indie Pop, Synth-Pop, Dream Pop
Polydor Records Ltd., Interscope Records
First Headlining Tour
The band went on its first headlining tour named The Make Out Tour in 2016.
- In the year 2014, the band released its first EP Acronyms and one of its songs titled ILYSB became quite popular.
- LANY released its first eponymous studio album on June 30, 2017, via Polydor Records and it includes the band’s popular song ILYSB. The album was ranked at number #4 on US Top Rock Albums (Billboard) chart and New Zealand Heatseeker Albums (RMNZ) chart, at number #5 on US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard) chart, and at number #32 on US Billboard 200 chart.
- On October 5, 2018, the group released its 2nd studio album named Malibu Nights through Side Street Entertainment and Polydor Records. Billboard described the album as the band’s “most vulnerable work to date” and a set of “nine lush pop songs” and it was ranked at number #36 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- Before LANY, Jake Goss and Les Priest were associated with a project called WRLDS while Paul Klein used to work as a solo artist.
- The band has served as a supporting act for Zella Day‘s Zella Day On Tour (2015), Halsey‘s Badlands Tour (2015-2016), Troye Sivan‘s Blue Neighbourhood Tour (2016), Ellie Goulding‘s Delirium World Tour (2016), and John Mayer‘s The Search for Everything World Tour (2017).
- LANY has also performed at festivals like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo Music Festival, Firefly Music Festival, and Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival.
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