is a band from Melbourne
. The band released their debut album "In Vino Veritas" in May 2008. Their debut EP Airway Lanes
, was released mid-2006.
Airway Lanes formed in late 2004 after Dan Hall
decided to leave his band Taxiride
to refine his songwriting talents over the next few years. He hooked up with fellow musician Chris Hawker and began playing a couple of shows as a duo. Paul 'Spyder' Marret and Glen 'Scrub' Evans filled out the band and they started doing live shows. They soon signed to Indie label 'Dust Devil Music'. They recorded an EP with producer Jimmy Maroudis. The bands sound is a very guitar-based melodic rock sound with attention to lyrical content. According to some people, the band sound very much like R.E.M.
or The Replacements
at their early best, with bursts of The Smiths
inspired guitar work. The track earmarked for radio is "Desire", the EPs opening track.
Airway Lanes has just released its debut album 'In Vino Veritas'. The first single from the album is 'Don't Let Go' Hall/Hawker. It was the highest download on iTunes during the first week of 2008 in Australia.
It has recently been reported that Airway Lanes may be splitting up. These reports are yet to be confirmed by Dan Hall.
As of 2006, Airway Lanes consisted of:
- Dan Hall – Guitar, piano and vocals
- Chris Hawker – Guitar and vocals
- Scrubby – Bass guitar
- Spyder – Drums and......